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by What Should I Eat?We are constantly bombarded with health information, but it is often useless information. With just a click of a mouse we can learn all about the current fad diets, or read about the newest surgical weight-loss procedure, or lose weight by using smaller plates, or view an advertisement for the latest low-fat snack, portioned for ‘convenience’ in 100-calorie packages. None of this...
by Our sexual health is one of the most important elements of our whole being and natural existence and yet, one that is often shunned, ignored or found to be down right "dirty." A mentor of mine once said, "You should look at EVERY person as a sexual being!"In my fertility practice, I constantly have patients asking about ways to bring about or keep the "spark" alive in their relationship. I think the...
by Oh, yes, they're watching! Teens may not always seem interested in what their parents are doing but when it comes to dating and love, they are watching every move. Here are some tips on how you can model healthy dating and help the next generation steer clear of some tough situations in their own relationships.Money Matters: Dinner and drinks can add up to over a hundred dollars in no time. Finding...
by Everything you would like to experience in Life is just beyond F.E.A.R.False Evidence Appearing Real.In my last post, I started to mention the tool of T.A.C.TTelling the Absolute Complete Truth.So TACT is a tool with which we remind ourselves about levels of truth and how we use them.Using TACT in your life does not give you permission to be hurtful, disrespectful or rude, however it encourages you...
by America, the beautiful, has some not-so-beautiful ways of perceiving health problems that surround us. Our country doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to shaming behaviors and that is, to put it lightly, disappointing. Judgemental attitudes, stereotyping, and other negativity can be prominent in certain subcultures. It is extremely important to view both mental health and physical health...
by Every year, we see more and more couples choosing not to marry. Many choose to cohabitate. Many do not want even that level of commitment. The Atlantic reported that these couples are not afraid of marriage per se, but instead are afraid they will be unable to stay married. In other words, what they fear is divorce; which is understandable considering the emotional and financial ramifications of dissolving...
by When I worked one-on-one with clients, I had one rule: Write everything down or you’re fired. Harsh though it sounds, tracking everything from food intake to body measurements ensured fat loss success, created accountability, and eliminated potential weight loss resistance barriers.Researchers validate my rule. One study from The Center for Health Research (CHR) involving nearly 1,700 participants...
by Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive MarketCoconut oil may be the reigning queen of oils—and for a ton of good reasons—but pumpkin seed oil is worthy of a royal title of its own when it comes to beauty.The iconic orange fruit pops up in everything during the fall months, including spiced lattes and rich, creamy pies, but it tends to falls off the map after Thanksgiving dinner ends. And that's a shame,...
by It’s called the Tabata Sprint, named after a Japanese Researcher Dr. Izumi Tabata.- It takes a fraction of the time of the usual gym workout.- It works your body aerobically and anaerobically, meaning it increases both your endurance and strength.- It raises testosterone to help build muscle.- It requires no equipment and can be done anywhere.- Some claim it’s one of the best fat burning exercise around.Better...
by How many chemicals, drugs or food substances can you think of that have been scientifically tied to at least 45 different medical ailments, symptoms and diseases? This is especially troubling when you consider that we are talking about a beverage found in 99% of public eating establishments; it is even more troubling when you consider how many people on earth consume this stuff, usually without knowledge...