Bones, Stones, and Blood Pressure: Why Potassium is MANDATORY for Health!

Bones, Stones, and Blood Pressure: Why Potassium is MANDATORY for Health!

Vitamins AND Minerals in optimal amounts are essential for Optimum Health. If your goal is excellent health, pay attention to Potassium. Inadequate potassium can lead to irregular heart beats, muscle weakness, high blood sugars, high blood pressure, kidney stones, thinning bones, and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Got your attention? Potassium matters!!!

Potassium deficiency is literally robbing Americans of health! Potassium intake is about half the recommended 5,000 mg/day. These facts are why I recommend key strategies to increase potassium intake in my patients.

10 Rewards for Losing “Unwanted” Weight

Dr Tague's 10 Rewards for Losing Unwanted Weight

Unwanted weight gain is a real bother. Gaining just 15 lbs is enough to increase one’s risk of ugly things like cancer and heart disease. A few extra pounds can also impact our appearance, our self-confidence, our energy level, and even whether or not our clothes fit. Truly, no one wants to be overweight. It can be painful, frustrating, and downright depressing!

For weight loss success, one must first WANT to lose weight. Envisioning our future with the many rewards of weight loss can be all we need to give us that added motivation to get the job done.

Power Factor to be Trim, Healthy, and “Satisfied”

Dr. Tague's Blog Power Factor to be Trim, Healthy, and "Satisfied"

Did you know that weight gain, an excessive appetite, high cholesterol, high blood sugars, heart disease, and diabetes have a common nutritional deficiency? The deficiency is present in over 90% of Americans and is related to fiber. It is a true epidemic, and almost every American is a victim! High fiber foods like oat bran, beans, rice bran, barley, citrus fruits, and berries tend not to be daily foods for most Americans, and that has created a problem. The message is that…

Achieving Optimum Health

Achieving Optimum Health

You and I have a common goal, and it is all about you. We both want to…

“Achieve and Maintain YOUR Optimum Health!”

I use the term “Optimum Health” frequently.  After all, health matters. And when it comes to something as important as your health, mediocrity and compromise have no place.  Optimum Health is an extremely valuable and “necessary” goal, so let’s define it:

Protein… The Dieter’s Friend

Dr. Tague's Blog: Protein...The Dieter's Friend

Protein… I call it the “Dieter’s Friend”. Did you know that dietary protein is ESSENTIAL for health? Literally, we cannot live without it. If you are protein deficient, your energy, strength, endurance, appearance, and even your immune system are not at their potential. Lean meat, dairy, eggs, and soy are just a few of the common foods that are good sources of quality protein.

Getting Unstuck!

Getting Unstuck!

Time and again people have come to me to get “unstuck” from wrong routines that have resulted in health and weight problems that were never intended and never wanted. They literally had become “stuck” in a pattern of ongoing fatigue, weight gain, wrong foods, wrong routines, and deteriorating health! I promise… you can do better!

Nutrition for Bones, Muscles, and Aging

With a background in chemistry and engineering, I’ve had a fascination with the “chemical engineering” power of nutrition to keep our bodies strong, healthy, and youthful. In engineering, a core concept is that what goes in to a system determines the possible outcomes of that system (in this case, the human body). Stated very simply… You are what you eat!