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Update on Chocolate and Stem Cells

I came across some good news if you like chocolate like me, or suffer from low back pain like me (though I don't really suffer - just have low grade discomfort that doesn't slow me down). We've talked about the health benefits of chocolate and have … [Read More...]

Is Poor Fitness Linked to Dementia?

Self-Rated Poor Fitness It turns out people are pretty accurate and honest when it comes to self-rating their health. In fact, self-rated health accurately predicts adverse health events. Could the same be true when it comes to self-rated fitness? A … [Read More...]

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Avoid Premature Aging: Manage Stress

What do telomeres, self-esteem, and chronic stress have in common? Declining self-esteem increases levels of cortisol - the stress hormone - and stress causes premature shortening of telomeres which leads to premature aging. So to avoid premature … [Read More...]

“I’m Against Getting Old”

I'm not against aging…. I'm against getting old.  I'm not sure who said it first, but I do know that Bill Phillips, the author of Body for Life uses that phrase. There is indeed a difference between aging and getting old. Aging is more physical while … [Read More...]

Recent Articles

Six Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

Benefits of Aerobic Exercise Exericse is the best medicine and the benefits of aerobic exercise are numerous. One key point - aerobic exercise must be done regularly for the benefits to persist. Once you stop an exercise program the benefits will … [Read More...]

Vitamins and Minerals: Are they Different?

Vitamins and Minerals and other Famous Combos We say it without thinking invariably linking vitamins and minerals together just like we do peanut butter and jelly, oil and vinegar, and Bonnie and Clyde. And like those famous combos, vitamins and … [Read More...]

How to Tell if You Have a Serotonin Deficiency

What is Serotonin? Serotonin is one of the major neurotransmitters and is largely found in the brain and gut. Serotonin protects against depression and anxiety and up to as many as 80% of adults may have a serotonin deficiency - one reason why we … [Read More...]

Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

More and more evidence supports the practice of intermittent fasting not only to lose weight, but also to improve brain function, enhance immune function, and help maintain lean body mass. Are these benefits of intermittent fasting for real? I … [Read More...]

Ballroom Dancing to Better Balance

Ballroom Dancing to Better Balance “I’ve fallen and can’t get up.” Unfortunately, too many people end up saying that because they have poor balance. Poor balance, though, is largely preventable, and one way to prevent poor balance is through … [Read More...]