What is a Wellness Plan?

One of the greatest tragedies of in the world of wellness is the general lack of personal insight. We are all guilty of this. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Socrates. When we think about our lives, we are quick to draw conclusions about how we are doing, but there is tremendous bias in…

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Two Weeks to Plant Based

Wellness is achieving one’s maximal potential. It’s hard to do this, when you don’t eat right. What we eat determines a lot about how we will live. A huge study funded by Bill Gates from 2017 looked at the impact of 79 factors on death and disability for people from over 188 countries. Poor diet…

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You Are More Than Your Genes

Welcome to the beginning of a several part posts on how we can beat predetermination, by consuming a lifestyle that is proven to reduce the incidence of numerous chronic diseases. We all have DNA. DNA is the script for our very selves. We often think of DNA as being the recipe for life. It determines…

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Why You Should Eat Whole Grain Bread

I love bread. When I eat bread, I make it whole grain. I like the seediest, nuttiest bread you can get. The more the whole grains, the better. I find that when it’s regular white bread, I gag, cough, and overall feel icky, but whole grain is a whole other story. Whole grains are REALLY…

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Tolerance Leads to Better Health

Tolerance Leads to Better Health Health and wellness have been lured in skepticism since the dawn of mankind. It’s understandable in many ways as to why. Years ago, I traveled to Nicaragua and Cost Rica. It was my first experience with a saw-called “bruja” or witch doctor. I remember standing in her clinic and asking…

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Why You Should Avoid Eating Meat

There is so much noise in diet these days. It seems everybody has an angle on how to get healthier. At Doctor living, we always turn of the research. While there is research out there that supports a ketogenic diet or an Atkins diet or a high protein diet, it does so only at weight…

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Why it is Important to Exercise with Weights

Exercise with Weights Regular strength training is an important part of regular physical activity. According to an article from Iowa State University, “lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke by 40-70 percent. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield…

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Nature and Wellness

Remember that wellness isn’t a day at the spa, but rather achieving one’s maximal potential. As such, we are interested in all things that can help us do that. We are natural, biological beings. If you believe in that from dust we come and from dust we will return, we are made of the Earth.…

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Workplace Wellness

Wellness is a journey, best done as a group. We spend nearly ½ of our awake lives at work, during our working years. If wellness is not practiced at work, we will spend ½ of our awake lives unwell. Creating wellness at work is a priority for nearly all employees. Insurance companies are invested in…

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Cancer Can Be Prevented

What if I told you that only 5-10% of all cancer was genetic? What if I told you that only 1 in 20 of all of us and our loved ones that get a cancer diagnosis were pre-ordained by their genetics to get cancer, meaning 19 in 20 didn’t need to get it? You wouldn’t…

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