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 […]

From the Archives: A Key Component to Healthy Aging & Longevity: Exercise

On Thursday, June, 27th, 2019 in Anti-aging

older woman with FitBit

It wasn’t so long ago most folks believed that growing old meant slowing down, becoming more sedentary. These days, lots of us are sedentary from childhood onward – even if the demands of life keep us from slowing down as much as we need to. Movement. Rest. Rejuvenation and regeneration. That’s the natural cycle we […]

How Helpful Is Your Trusted Fitness Tracker?

On Thursday, June, 13th, 2019 in Healthy Lifestyle

man checking fitness tracker

We’ve come a long way from the days when you attached a step-counter to your belt loop! Most everyone in the gym seems to be checking the wearable computer on their wrist. Your great aunt is texting you about the number of steps she got in today, according to her Fitbit. There are heart rate […]

Choosing a Probiotic? Some Things to Consider First

On Thursday, May, 23rd, 2019 in Supplements & Remedies

bottle with capsules spilling out

No doubt, you’ve heard plenty about the wonders of probiotics. Maybe you’re taking them yourself. After all, they’re well-known to diversify the gut’s microbiome, able to help create a healthy balance of bacteria – a state of affairs that brings its own benefits, from relieving IBS symptoms to improving mental health to preventing certain infections. […]