Vitamin D & Beet Juice

What do Vitamin D and beet juice have in common?  Quite a bit, actually.  Because  both are on the cutting edge of research into ways to maximize athletic performance. Two recent studies suggest that low levels of Vitamin D could increase an athlete’s ...

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Prevent Cancer with 4 Simple Suggestions

A study I reported on a few weeks ago post posed an intriguing question:  Would you rather bet your life on science discovering a cure for cancer or bet on yourself preventing cancer in the first place? Now we love to gamble.  Casinos, lotteries, ...

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Yoga & The Brain

In my last post, I discussed how yoga is outpacing running in popularity.  This could be good news for yoga enthusiasts and others who want to strengthen their brains but don’t want to engage in more physically demanding exercises that are known to ...

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YOGA VS. RUNNING

If running and yoga were competing in a popularity contest, and in a way they are, the clear winner would be yoga. Over the past four years, 16 million Americans have taken up yoga while two million Americans have quit running footraces. Yoga’s ...

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Ground Breaking Cancer Prevention

The New York Times Sunday Magazine featured an article on May 15th detailing how “researchers have revolutionized our…prospects for treating” cancer. The following week, the Los Angeles Times carried an advertisement by the City of Hope detailing its “breakthroughs…on destroy[ing] cancer” and helping ...

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Pumpkin Pie Balls

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup oats 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 3 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice ¼ cup pumpkin seeds Directions: In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well Roll into 8 small balls Refrigerate until set (at least ...

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Where Have I Been???

Oh hey guys! Remember me? I’m back and I figured I owe you a bit of an explanation of where I have been and why I was gone. Maybe you care, maybe you don’t. Either way, here’s a bit of a life update ...

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How to Combat “Excessive Sitting”

I want to apologize for the long delay in continuing our discussion about the health risks of excessive sitting.  A while back, I detailed the risks: at least 35 diseases linked to sitting, from cancer and heart disease to diabetes and osteoporosis.  More on the ...

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Mint Watermelon Summer Salad

Happy National Watermelon Day!  This Mint Watermelon Summer Salad is the perfect summer treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.  And by adding mint you turn an ordinary melon into a refreshing dessert. Ingredients: 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 tbs mint, finely chopped Directions: ...

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