Cheat Death with Good Health

Nothing can possibly be darker than talking about death. If you walked into a party and started blurting out statistics on death, most people would run for the other room. Unfortunately, part of the way that we determine how to live needs to be by studying how we die. I have been at the bedside…

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Why cholesterol is an important health indicator

There are many numbers that people talk about when it comes to health. Your weight, your BMI, your waist size, resting heart rate. Cholesterol may be one of the most important. Recently, there has been some press which has attempted to lessen the importance of cholesterol. Certainly, any number taken in isolation has the potential…

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How Not to Die Cookbook Review

This is the best cookbook we own. We thoroughly endorse it and hope that you will consider purchasing it for your meal plans. There’s no dairy, no oil, no meat in the recipes in the book, so rest assured that it is plant-based. There is limited gluten for those with intolerance. It is not gluten-free…

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Walk Before We Run

Walking is the best exercise! It isn’t the most efficient way to burn calories, but it is the easiest and most consistent way that we move. A sedentary state is the opposite of walking. When we walk our bodies are physically active. This literally means we are moving our health in the right direction :).…

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What you can do to boost your immunity…

Whether you have children at home or are taking care of someone elderly, you might be interested in boosting your immunity or that of those you love. Every year, we hear about friends or family who are suffering from a cold. We all come down with illness from time to time, but it’s usually not…

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Can my lifestyle impact my DNA?

We are all products of our genes. When I talk to patients, I often hear things like: or My guess is that you have heard these statements too. Maybe you have said something similar. There is no question that there are things that we can’t change, including many things about our appearance, some we like…

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