Monthly Archives: December 2015

Do You Know Where Your Food Came From? Here Is Why You Should

If an 11 year old can figure it out, why is it so hard for the rest of us to understand. My favorite line in the clip is: “you either pay the farmer now or the hospital later.” What a simple yet powerful concept. Not only are locally grown, organic fruits and vegetables generally tastier and more fresh but they

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Artificial Sweeteners or Sugar, Which is Better?

The question of choosing artificial sweeteners or sugar is one I get quite often. The best answer to this question is neither but I try to only recommend things that I feel like I am capable of following myself and cutting out all sweetened foods from my diet would not be one of them.  So which is the lesser of two evils? The short answer is sugar but lets discuss why.

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Why Healthy People Get Broken Guts, And What You Can Do About It.

For all the health and fitness enthusiast out there if you aren't already following Ben Greenfield via podcasts or on social media then

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8 Ways To Add Years to Life & Life To Years

In one of my previous post I talked about 6 lab tests to do to assess your physiological age. Now that you know

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There Is A Better Way! 3 Keys to Achieving Optimal Health.

“It is more important to know the patient who has the disease than the disease the patient has.” Hippocrates said this over 2,000 years ago and it is just as true today as it was back then. However, in our current insurance driven ‘health care’ model doctors rarely get the chance to truly know their patients.

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Your Genes Are Not Your Destiny. 6 Lab Tests To Assess Your True Age

When it comes to genetics and how long we live, many still believe they’re predestined to have whatever disease their parents or grandparents had. The science of today takes into account the field of epigenetics which is the environmental factors that turn off and turn on your genetic expression. The foods you eat, the foods you don’t eat, the supplements you take, toxins you may be exposed to, your stress levels, exercise and sleep, all of these epigenetic factors are constantly and dynamically instructing your genes what to do.

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