Sugar is a Toxin

Do your New Year’s resolutions or health goals include? Losing weight Being healthier Having more energy Detoxification Helping your brain stay sharper Being happier Having clearer skin Getting better sleep Saving money Not getting diabetes like your grandmother Well, maybe your resolution wasn’t as specific as this last one, but these are just some ofContinue reading “Sugar is a Toxin”

Don’t Be Afraid of Fat

Don’t be afraid to include some high fat foods in your diet for better health. Back in the 1980s, fat became the villain that we needed to avoid for heart health and weight loss. Unfortunately, most low fat products ended up being high in sugar or strange artificial ingredients that might do us more harmContinue reading “Don’t Be Afraid of Fat”

Fight the Sugar Monster

Sugar is pretty much the worst food we can eat. On top of that, it is addictive and extremely prevalent. We are hardwired to crave sweet foods for the quick energy they provide, but this is a throwback to ancient times when sweets were very rare. Now, nearly every breakroom in this country has sugaryContinue reading “Fight the Sugar Monster”

Gluten Free Experiment

My mom is gluten sensitive so I knew I had at least a 50% chance of having the genes that can predispose one to gluten issues. I had experimented with going gluten free before and hadn’t found gluten to be a problem for me. Since these issues can manifest as we get older, I stillContinue reading “Gluten Free Experiment”

Longer Telomeres for Longer Lives

How do we live longer healthier lives? Is it inevitable that our cells will stop functioning properly and we will get chronic degenerative diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and dementia? My goal is to support my body now so that I can delay the “inevitable” for as long as possible. We can keep our DNAContinue reading “Longer Telomeres for Longer Lives”