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by Choosing Quality Instead of QuantityWhen I was working for a health insurance company early in my career, there was a period of time when we used the tag line “live longer better.” I thought this was great because there were endless amounts of studies that said by adopting healthier habits lifespan could be increased or risk of death could be decreased by certain percentages. I later came to realize...
by It’s one of the many age-old arguments during pregnancy – should expectant mothers take antidepressants? As of April 2018, it was recorded that 9 out of 10 American women take medicine during pregnancy, with approximately 5% of those women taking antidepressants, or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) such as Paroxetine, Sertraline and Citalopram.Before turning to antidepressants, what should...
by Having trouble finding ways to incorporate more green (and red, yellow, orange and purple) into your day? Try eating vegetables for breakfast! A nutrient-dense selection of vegetables can be a great way to kick-start your day.Need some inspiration? My newest publication, 100 Best Foods for Health and Longevity details the amazing benefits of some of the earth’s most nutritious foods and includes 25...
by “Eat this, but not that, and you will lose weight." “Do this exercise and your body will transform." “Follow this meal plan to reach your goal." Anyone who is unhappy with their body, and has ever gone to a class at the gym, picked up a magazine, or had a conversation with friends, has at some point heard someone say something like one of these statements.In this diet obsessed culture we live in, where...
by Researchers have seen an unsettling new trend: Colon cancer is striking people at younger ages. As a result, the American Cancer Society recently updated its guidelines for colon and rectal cancer prevention, now advising that all people begin routine screening at 45. Previous guidelines recommended that people begin screening at 50. Deadly TrendColon and rectal cancers are the third leading cause...
by People who struggle creating success for themselves usually engage in one of five limiting behaviors. Researchers Zenger and Folkman call these behaviors “fatal flaws” in their book The Extraordinary Leader. Their research found, “five patterns of behavior that consistently lead to a failure in leadership. Possessing one or more of these makes it virtually impossible for a person to be perceived as...
by Countless women experience sagging breasts, especially after having children and breastfeeding. Natural aging, weight loss and weight gain are a few factors that can cause the problem as well. If you would love a natural lift, you can try a few exercises to help get toned naturally. Do the exercises about 2 to 3 times a week if you can. Dumbbell Bench PressThe dumbbell bench press has you lie flat...
by It’s My Party Everyone hates when you cut onions and your eyes begin to tear, but did you know that the sulfur compounds that make your eyes water have a health benefit? These 6 foods are rich in cancer-fighting organosulfur compounds, which are produced when the cell walls of these vegetables are broken down by chopping, crushing, or chewing.OnionsGarlicLeeksChivesShallotsScallionsSo when you cut...
by I wanted to share some knowledge about the immensely prominent health benefits of veggies that fall into the superfood category.Call me crazy, but I’ve never had an issue with eating vegetables. Even at a young age I was accustomed to eating all kinds of veggies, and they never phased me. In fact, I consider myself extremely open to eating most foods, there’s not much that I don’t like the taste of.After...
by We use “typical teen behavior” to refer to a broad range of things our teens do, much of it unbecoming. Whenever they appear moody, or stop talking to us, or resist our reminders about everything from deadlines to hygiene, our go-to explanation is that "they’re just being typical teens."But are they? Or have we just become so accustomed to thinking about adolescents as defiant and non-communicative...
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