Watch your kids sometime 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 grownups 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 habits, that’s what. Continue reading
As we get older, our muscles begin to weaken. Everyday tasks, such as walking up a flight of stairs, carrying suitcases, or lugging groceries, become more difficult. We can feel unbalanced on our feet and tire easily. Continue reading
If you were building a house, where would you start? The foundation, right? You can’t exactly install flooring and put up wallpaper without a strong, solid base to support the structure. The foundation of your newly fortified body is made up of five basic building blocks that support every one of your body’s systems in unique and often surprising ways. Continue reading
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 advice for keeping your immune system in tip-top shape will make more sense, and you’ll be well on your way to living 100 happy, healthy years. Continue reading
The key to losing fat and achieving your ideal weight is to eat the types of foods that will work to store health-building nutrients and increase your metabolism. There are three superfoods you can incorporate into your diet to achieve a faster and easier weight loss than without consuming them at all. Here they are: Continue reading