“All disease begins in the gut.” That’s the infamous saying Hippocrates coined thousands of years ago, but current research is finding much truth in this ancient piece of wisdom! Good gut health is all about balancing the bacteria and promoting a structurally intact intestine, and your daily diet is a major determinant of a healthy microbiome.... Read More
Coffee Health: Benefits, Risks, Reactions
Coffee is healthy. Coffee is not healthy. Drink it? Avoid it? Why all the confusion? Not all people are affected the same by coffee. It has some health benefits, but there are people who should avoid it. Are you one of the people who would do well to stay away from it? What should you consider before your next cup?... Read More
You Can Handle It
If you want to maintain your muscle mass (why wouldn’t you?) then you need to develop a strength training routine to follow two to three times a week. Don’t worry. You can handle it. When you integrate strength training into your exercise program, you’ll discover the amazing benefits of creating resistance for your muscles to work against.... Read More
Red Wine: A Health-Optimizing Drink?
When you're stressed, overwhelmed or feeling anxious, it’s tempting to plunk yourself down on the sofa and have a glass of wine to relax. Or perhaps you’re inclined to have a glass of wine with dinner to unwind. Well, it just so happens that red wine has a boatload of antioxidants, but can it really be a healthful part of your diet, or is it more health hype?... Read More