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Are You Stressed?

Back in early 2012, The Washington Post ran an article by Dan Zak titled Why all this stress data will be the death of us.  The article focused on stress created in life by money, work and relationships. One of the more thought provoking, at least for us, was the … [Read More...]

What is a VLCD and Why Should You Care?

VLCD is a term used to describe a very low calorie diet.  Calories on a VLCD are usually limited to somewhere between 300 and 800 per day.  Most commercially available or medically supervised VLCD’s are built around formulations (liquids or powders) which contain … [Read More...]

It’s a SAD Situation

Today we’re going to take a look at the Standard American Diet, aka “SAD”.  This is basically what the average American eats and is built around what the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recommended over the years. To begin with, it is a diet which … [Read More...]

Four Month Cure For Type 2 Diabetes?

Is it possible to cure Type 2 diabetes in only four months? Yes, it now appears very possible.  A study presented at Chicago's Radiological Society of North America suggests that an extreme, low-calorie diet could cure Type 2 diabetes in just four … [Read More...]

New Year's Resolution

The Best New Year Resolution

The typical New Year’s resolution is short lived, if started at all.  People go through the year, usually following a previously abandoned resolution, making no progress and perhaps even getting heavier and losing fitness.  They feel that they can turn around this … [Read More...]

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a happy and healthy TurboCharged Christmas! … [Read More...]

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

If you have heard the expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and wondered if there was any truth to it, today we will address this thought with a little Q&A. How many apples would a person have to eat to experience any sort of health benefit? One … [Read More...]