Originally published 11/22/14, this article has been updated and reposted due to its popularity and importance for Optimum Health. One of four deadly diseases will likely kill everyone reading this. I call these diseases the “Deadly 4”, and they take the lives of most Americans. Yet these diseases are mostly PREVENTABLE! The “Deadly 4” … [Read more...] about Healthy Habits: What you do daily determines your health eventually…
“Malnutrition” - What comes to mind? If you are like me, it is the disturbing and painful image of the frail, fly-covered, “nothing but skin and bones”, impoverished children of Africa. After seeing the suffering, we’ve all sensed that tug on our hearts to do something. Malnutrition seems all too painful and all too unnecessary in this age of … [Read more...] about Malnutrition in America: Avoid the Epidemic
Is your scale “creeping” upwards? You’re not alone. Unwanted weight gain is common and can be devastating to health and happiness. 80% of Americans are now overweight, with more people joining the ranks each year. Calories from food end up as fat (what we DON’T want), instead of energy (what we DO want). Calories have become a “bad guy”! … [Read more...] about Improve Your Life… Be Trim, Fit, & Healthy! 3 Keys for Weight Loss in the New Year
The holidays keep rolling around year after year! What a great season! We each have much to be thankful for, and it is always a blessing to give gifts and host friends and family members for memorable and fun feasts and gatherings. Unfortunately, the holidays typically involve less than ideal foods. If not careful, we can easily gain 5-10 pounds … [Read more...] about Surviving Holiday Feasts!
There is an epidemic of high blood sugar. Normally, our metabolism converts blood sugar to energy for things like fun physical activities and thinking with our brain. When resistance to this process occurs, there are rising blood sugars and a situation known as “Insulin Resistance” or “Metabolic Syndrome”. If this situation is not managed early, … [Read more...] about Taming Blood Sugars, Metabolic Syndrome and More with Berberine
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? … [Read more...] about Bones, Stones, and Blood Pressure: Why Potassium is MANDATORY for Health!
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 … [Read more...] about 10 Rewards for Losing “Unwanted” Weight