A girlfriend asked me to train with her for a race. I have to admit that every mile has been a huge challenge. After a run, I gleefully calculate how many calories I burned in the effort! For the first time in a long...
Type 2 diabetes, the kind most commonly associated with older adults, is now seen more in younger adults and even children, and pre-diabetes (abnormal blood sugars) affect 73 million Americans. Diabetes is a chronic disease that results in dangerously high blood sugar. Some of the...
Never feeling rested.
Trouble focusing on daily tasks.
Mood swings during the day.
Poor food choices.
Too much sodium.
Too many processed foods, caffeine and sugar.
How-to help your body feel better:
Hard boiled eggs, salmon, turkey jerky, apples and water.
Exercise. 20-30 minutes of walking a day, outside if possible.
I did not have the healthiest diet growing up, so I've always been interested in what foods other people consume in their homes.
Here are some healthy foods from The Eastern European Diet:
Beets are a powerful fighter in the war against cancer. Studies show that beet...
Feeling like you just can’t wake up.
Cravings for sugar, caffeine and pastries.
Moodiness and depression.
Why it happens:
Lack of light and daylight hours.
Lack of “bright light.”
Not enough light; so not enough melatonin-lack of good sleep.
Too much sugar, white flour, caffeine, and processed foods.
How-to help your body...
1. A band of tightness that starts in the neck and slowly makes its way around the side of your head to the forehead.
2. 90% of adults have them, more women then men.
3. Lack of blood flow to the head, tension in shoulders and...
As a reader of my newsletter, you know that I love the quick, and often bizarre, health facts. Here are a few health shockers that I had to share with you.
Reading can lower your stress levels by 68%. Listening to music? 61%. I imagine that...
Medicines are expensive and often have side effects. But almost every drug on the market has some sort of side effect. Sometimes the side effect is minor, but often the list of possible problems can take up an entire page! I’m not telling you to...
What: When the weather turns cold (and gray) your body will naturally begin to crave more carbohydrates and fat. These food cravings can be very strong and they seem to get stronger as the weather gets darker.
Why: Donuts, cookies, pizza and candy bars have something...