Category Archives: Fitness

Exercise: An Undervalued Key to Health

I talk about nutrition a lot because it is the foundation of true health. Poor nutrition is an overlooked cause of many chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. You can’t out-train a bad diet. So do not think … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Benefits of Quick Workouts

There has been a lot of information about the dangers of prolonged sitting and being sedentary. In fact, sitting has been compared to smoking in relation to its dangers to your overall health. However, many people work at a desk … Continue reading

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Nutrition: A Novel Coffee Boost

Drinking coffee is known to boost alertness, well-being and concentration, along with improving mood and reducing depression. It is linked to numerous brain and health benefits including: Reduced risk of stroke and Alzheimer’s Decreased risk of colorectal, colon, endometrial and … Continue reading

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Osteoporisis: Have We Put The Cart Before the Horse

It is commonly believed that fractures that occur in older adults are mainly caused by osteoporosis, that patients at high risk can be identified via screening and that the risk is then responsive to bone-targeted treatment and medications. Isn’t that … Continue reading

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Fitness: A Novel Way to Change Things Up

It’s a good idea to change up your workouts to gain maximum benefits. If you do exactly the same workout in exactly the same way each time your body adapts to it and you no longer get the benefits from … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: How Cold Can Boost Metabolism

What if boosting your metabolism could be as easy as shivering? It just may be! According to a new study, 15 minutes in the cold just could be the metabolic equivalent of an hour of exercise. You may not have … Continue reading

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Healthy New Year: Shrink the Change!

I realize it is now the first Monday in February so it isn’t technically “new year.” But according to most statistics, most people who began January with lofty resolutions have already forgotten all about them and slipped back into their … Continue reading

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