Category Archives: Heart Health

Heart Health: Are Statins Worth the Risk

I have done several posts detailing risks associated with taking statin drugs to lower cholesterol in an effort to improve heart health. You can type “heart health” or “cholesterol” into the search box and quite a few past posts will … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Is There a Best Exercise

Last week I talked about whether there’s a best time to exercise. This week I want to ask if there are certain types of exercise that are better for weight loss than others.  Personally, I believe the bottom line is … Continue reading

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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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Nutrition: Are Eggs Really Bad for You

I have been telling clients for years not to avoid eggs, even if they are trying to balance cholesterol levels. In fact, I usually recommend they eat them daily in that case! Recently, yet another (flawed) JAMA egg study was … Continue reading

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Stress: Powerful Breathing Technique

Stress affects us all. There are lots of effective ways to deal with stressful thoughts and situations. Prayer and EFT are two of my very favorite. But there are times when you need to calm down, very quickly, in the … Continue reading

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