Tag Archives: longevity

Weight Loss: The Missing Piece

I just love it when research bears out what I have been saying for years. If you read these blogs or my weekly newsletter very often, you know I have long said that the quality of the fuel you put … Continue reading

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Health: How Does Prayer Impact It

As a Christian I know and believe prayer is powerful. When I pray, I am communing directly with my Creator and I know Him as the Healer. Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, I would like to share some scientific evidence … Continue reading

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Fitness: Picking up the Pace Improves Health

I enjoy a leisurely walk around my neighborhood or on one of our local trails as much as anyone, but recent research indicates that walking at an average pace was associated with a 20% risk reduction for all-cause mortality compared … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

As we prepare here in the US to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who takes time out of their busy lives to read what I have to share. I truly appreciate it … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Do Vegans and Vegetarians Live Longer

I know and work with people who ascribe to all different diets for various reasons. I don’t particularly like to use labels because I think diet should be fluid and change as the needs in life arise. I don’t consider … Continue reading

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Healthy Lifestyle: Primary Reason for the Rise in the Death Rate

“That means not only are middle-aged white people drinking more, using more opioids, and killing themselves at higher rates, more of them are getting sick with the diseases that usually kill older people. And when they do get sick, they … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging: Mind over Matter

“Youthfulness is about how you live not when you were born.” Karl Lagerfeld “Age isn’t how old you are but how old you feel.” Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez “If you think you are too old to rock ‘n roll, then you … Continue reading

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Health: More Benefits to Consuming Greens

How do you feel when you first step outside on a beautiful, sunny day? You feel the warmth of the sun on your skin. Everything is brilliantly lit up and sparkling in the golden light. You feel relaxed and energized … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Daily Statins for Long Life or Is There a Better Way?

The whole point of taking any drug is to resolve the health problem. Right? So then if you are taking a drug daily to prevent a problem from occurring in the first place, you would expect there to be great … Continue reading

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Health and Longevity: More Gratitude Benefits that May Surprise You

In last week’s post I talked about how science is finding that gratitude can help us live longer, healthier lives. I saw the short video below of Dr. Wendy Mendes of the University of California, San Francisco, who discusses her … Continue reading

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