Is your holiday stress rearing it’s ugly head again? I’ve always thought the concept of stress attached to the word holiday was the ultimate contradiction. Shouldn’t a holiday be simply filled with joy and celebration? Yes! But…unfortunately, there is holiday stress and much of it is self-imposed. What is supposed to be a time of
When your immune system goes on the fritz, you’re susceptible to three things: infections, autoimmune disease, and cancer (not to mention just being cranky because nobody likes being sick!). To understand why, and learn how to protect yourself, let me show you how immune cells work. Once you get the lay of the land, my
Has it happened to you? Sagging skin. Thinning hair. Brittle bones. Love handles. Foregetfulness. Indescribable aches and pains. It’s hard to believe that would happen to robust, youthful you. Until it does. Proof: You’re old. Ick.
Guest Author: Jamil Smith Everyone wants to lose weight fast but a lot of people don’t know where to start. These days there are a million and one health tips out there and it can be hard to know which ones to follow. It seems like you hear a new “magical” tip every day that’s
One of the most appealing things about the 17 Day Diet is how truly achievable it is. It really is the most doable and most importantly sustainable program out there. The truth is, anyone can do it. The question is for those who struggle, why do you struggle?
What’s your health and fitness IQ? Do you want to find out by taking my health quiz? I am a firm believer of educating yourself in health and fitness. The more you know about your own health and fitness, the more successful you will be during your diet.
Coconut oil appears to be the latest and greatest panacea or cure all. It’s said to have a laundry list of amazing benefits for weight loss and overall health. People are finding great new uses for it every day. When I say “new uses,” I mean people are using it for EVERYTHING. So the question
Your scale makes a bigger difference in your diet than you think it does. Not too many people like to weigh themselves. Doctors know this. After patients step on the scales, they think it is giving them the weight of a completely different person, like Hulk Hogan.
How exactly will the 17 Day Diet transform your health and body? I’ve broken down the dramatic phases of change that will occur throughout this process. You’re going to be focused on your body change and on losing pounds and inches. Some days, you might get a little discouraged if the scale doesn’t move down
If you haven’t eaten vegetables since you were 11, let’s spend a second on this “I hate vegetables” thing. You hate all vegetables? There isn’t one you like, no matter how it’s prepared? Vegetables are healthy snacks and a great energy food. They contribute to overall better health and lower body fat.
Obesity in America is something that affects two out of every three adults. Obesity in America is a complex issue that researchers are still trying to understand. Some causes can also be linked to social and environmental changes in the way we work, our levels of physical activity and healthy eating. These factors are the
Restoring your primary systems—circulatory, respiratory, and nervous—to a baseline level of good physical health is the central goal of Cycle 1: Restore from The 17 Day Plan to Stop Aging. In the next 17 days, by following this plan, you’ll experience marked improvements in your cardiovascular performance, lung health, and mental acuity. Here are specific
Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a key chemical compound used in the manufacturing of plastic products, specifically polycarbonate plastics. It has been used in the plastic-making process since the 1960s. It’s part of what makes these types of plastics strong and durable.
There’s quite a bit of hype out there about toxins these days. You may hear reports about how toxic buildups in the body can lead to cellulite, constipation, fatigue, and even autoimmune disease. Any number of horrible illnesses and health conditions have been attributed to toxins of late.
Watch your kids sometimes as they dash up and down stairs or dart across the playing field effortlessly. They don’t even need to stop to catch their breath! We grown-ups, on the other hand, might have to pause mid-activity as we gasp for air, breathless. What causes this? The lack of aerobic conditioning and good health