I don’t know how exciting US survival figures are for the rest of the world. But they probably contain a hidden message for us all. I’ve heard it said that we are the first generation that will live longer than our children. Well, that trend is already underway and other developed countries are likely to follow suit.
I am not an out-and-out fan of aerobic exercise for weight loss, on account of the fact that, well, it doesn’t work so well for this (though it is good for general health).
This may come as a surprise to you but estrogen dominance is a frequent health concern for both men and women.
A friend recently told me that she was allergic to her couch. This couch was bad news. It made her sick to her stomach. It caused her to gain 10 pounds. I made her skin turn pale. It zapped her energy and made her tired all the time.
My good friend Liz and I are very much alike. In fact, we often joke that we must have been separated at birth.
Imagine eating 12 pounds of food a day -- and still staying thin and healthy. That may sound crazy, but it's exactly what our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate for millennia! And they didn't have any obesity or chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, or dementia.
To understand how to achieve good metabolic health, it is important to understand the hormones that influence your metabolism, which include insulin, ghrelin and leptin.
Acid overload, or unbalanced alkalinity, can lead to a weakened heart and decreased circulation… irregular digestion and bowel movements… joint and muscle aches… increased fatigue levels… decreased sexual performance and desire… and accelerated aging.
Figuring out what we need to do for good health can get pretty complicated, but here are a few, easy-to-implement tips that pay big dividends for not so much effort.
You’re in the food store and get lost in all the claims about what is healthy and not healthy for you. So you make your way to a vitamin shop or Whole Foods and try your luck there. But when you grab a bag of this, or a bar of that and turn it to check out the label… you are just as lost. What IS all that stuff in there?