Health and Lifestyle
Being Proactive with Alzheimer’s Disease
While genetics and DNA are Alzheimer’s-inducing factors that of course cannot be changed, there are thankfully ways to help slow down its onset or possibly prevent its severity.Through diet, nutrition, socializing and sleep, you can start implementing a more proactive approach to your health, decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and improve your overall quality…Read More
Early Detection is Key to Winning
October is breast cancer awareness month and a reminder of how critical proactive steps are for early detection and not only winning the fight against disease but thriving.The American Cancer Society reports that 13% of women develop breast cancer at some point in their lives, which means 1 in 8 will get breast cancer. However,…Read More
Take The Plunge
Could cold water be the fountain of youth? Increasingly, research studies are proving that cold water therapy has a host of benefits, from reducing stress to burning fat, improving mood, boosting the immune system, giving you a more youthful appearance and generally prolonging life. Therapeutic hypothermia — the cooling of the body for therapeutic purposes…Read More
The Bittersweet Truth About How Sugar Hurts Your Health
Addicted to sugar? You aren’t alone. North Americans crave it. Whether in the form of candy bars, pop, cookies, cereals and syrups or hidden in processed foods such as pasta sauces and salad dressings, many of us are tempted by the sweet allure of sugar. Not all sugar is bad. In fact, your body needs…Read More
Is Alcohol Impacting Your Sleep?
Are you waking up feeling unrested or rising during the night? If so, you may want to consider skipping your evening wine or cocktail. Up to 20 percent of people admit to using alcohol to help them fall asleep, but that strategy inevitably backfires since the quality of sleep suffers when you are under the…Read More
4 ways using a CGM can optimize your health and performance.
There’s no one diet that works for everybody. The best way to find the ideal diet for your unique metabolism is to get real-time feedback on how the foods you eat and your activities impact your body. The solution? A Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM). CGMs are nothing new. They’ve been used for 25 years to…Read More
How to Improve Your Health by Reducing Chronic Inflammation
In its positive form, inflammation is helpful and acts as the body’s temporary immune response to promote healing for injury or infection. Chronic inflammation is another story. It causes the immune system to attack healthy cells, tissues and organs which, in turn, can contribute to a host of disabling and life-threatening illnesses. Many of us…Read More
7 ways to eat healthy when you’re away from home.
Most of us lead busy lives and prioritizing healthy eating can be a daily challenge. We often resort to snacking when we don’t have enough time to prepare proper meals. However, many snack foods are high in refined carbohydrates and sugars, which lead to feeling unsatisfied and craving more food. The key to healthy snacking…Read More
Why Male Infertility Matters at Any Age
Even if you are not actively trying to conceive, maintaining a healthy sperm count is a marker of overall health. Recent studies have shown that sperm quality is decreasing at an alarming rate. With articles calling this phenomenon Spermageddon, it’s difficult not to be alarmed. Here’s a look at the facts so you can determine…Read More
7 Warning Signs You May Be Deficient in Magnesium
Tired of feeling tired? Sore? Sleepy? A lack of magnesium could be the culprit. Why You Need It Often referred to as the “energy mineral,” magnesium [NR1] is a nutrient that plays a role in hundreds of metabolic reactions in the body, including helping with muscle and nerve function, maintaining heart health and blood sugar…Read More