Yes, You Really Should Make Breakfast a Regular Thing…

On Thursday, November, 14th, 2019 in Diet & nutrition, Heart Health

egg, avocado & olive breakfast

You might recall our recent post about the importance of eating in sync with your body’s circadian rhythms, particularly as it pertains to weight management. (And if not, or if you missed that post, you can get up to speed here. Don’t worry; we’ll wait for you.) But such weighty matters are hardly the only […]

Chills, Thrills…and a Metabolic Jump?

On Thursday, October, 31st, 2019 in Wellness

couple watching scary movie

In the run-up to Halloween, even folks who don’t normally watch horror films might take in a scary flick or two. The scariest of them all, according to Ranker, is The Shining, followed closely by The Exorcist. But here’s something you might not know: The adrenaline rush such movies deliver just might make you burn […]

New Study Highlights Evidence that Nutritional Supplements Work

On Thursday, October, 17th, 2019 in Supplements & Remedies

nutritional supplements

Let us guess: You take a supplement or two, don’t you? Maybe more than a few. You’re certainly not alone. According to one recent industry report, 77% of Americans report using them. And evidence continues to suggest that nutritional supplements can play an important role in all manner of health and healing. Just last month, […]

Struggling with Weight? Consider the Timing of Your Meals

On Thursday, October, 3rd, 2019 in Weight loss

When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to get so focused on what you eat and how much (or little you eat) that you overlook the matter of how you eat. Take something as simple as keeping regular meal times. While it can be tempting to skip meals so you eat less over all, […]

Your Best Option for Getting PFAS & Other Contaminants Out of Your Water?

On Thursday, September, 19th, 2019 in Detox Issues

If you needed any reminder of why regular detox is a must, recent headlines about SoCal water quality offered a pointed one: According to the OC Register, Wells of nearly two dozen Southern California water agencies have reportable levels of PFAS, a chemical family increasingly linked to cancer, liver and kidney damage, thyroid disease, high […]

Even Moving a Little Can Help a Lot

On Thursday, September, 5th, 2019 in Anti-aging

cyclists and walkers in Santa Monica

If your goal is to stay as youthful as possible into your later years, keeping physically active is critical. And as a new study in the British Medical Journal reminds, every little bit of movement helps. The study analyzed data from 8 previous studies involving more than 36,000 adults whose physical activity was monitored with […]

What Do Cigarettes & Loneliness Have in Common? Maybe More Than You Think

On Thursday, August, 8th, 2019 in Wellness

man in shadow gazing at water

Most of us know that things like a healthy diet, regular exercise, and stress management are essential for wellness, many overlook the need for meaningful social interactions as a requirement for good health. According to one 2015 study, loneliness is now associated with a 26% higher risk of early death. That’s about the same risk […]

Anti-Aging with Peptide Therapy

On Thursday, July, 25th, 2019 in Anti-aging

older couple outdoors

Some titles say it all – like the one on an article from the US Census Bureau announcing their report on our country’s shifting demographics. It’s title? “The Graying of America: More Older Adults than Kids by 2035.” Even so, Americans of all ages are seeking ways to both look and feel younger. Heck, even […]

How Plastics May Damage Your Sexual & Reproductive Health

On Thursday, July, 11th, 2019 in Detox Issues

beach littered with plastic

We’ve all seen the pictures: plastic islands floating in the middle of the ocean, whales washing up on shore with stomachs full of plastic shopping bags, remote beaches in distant lands covered in plastic from all over the world. “Plastic is everywhere,” notes a WaPo editorial from this past weekend. It is not merely that […]