Did Jack Lalanne Suffer From Orthorexia?

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Jack La Lanne passed away on January 23, 2011 at the ripe old age of 96 (This photo was taken when he was 71 years young!)  He is considered one of the pioneers of health and fitness and his legacy will hopefully live on for a very long time.  He was capable of incredible feats […]

Osteoarthritis is Becoming More Common

Human knee pain with the anatomy of a skeleton leg

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease.  It was once considered a problem of older folks but it is now becoming more common in middle-aged and even young adults as a result of obesity and sports related injuries.  Traditionally doctors advised people with osteoarthritis to take it easy to protect their joints.  However, studies now find that weight loss combined with exercise specifically to […]

The High Cost of Healthcare

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When it comes to saving our healthcare system and actually improving our collective health, no amount of money, insurance, doctors, new technology, drugs or Obamacare will be successful or save us from rising costs and disease.  Healthcare and health insurance costs continue to rise by almost 12% per year with many insurance premiums seeing even […]

TurboCharged Exercise

Businesspeople competing with bicycles and running in the city

If you need more reasons to follow our TurboCharged prescription which includes plenty of walking combined with occasional brief sprints, look no further than the study published in the American Journal of Human Biology, by Duncan Buchan, of the University of the West of Scotland. This study concludes that brief, intense workouts offer a time-efficient alternative to […]

Children Need to Be Taught to Eat Healthy

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Researchers have determined that a child’s taste preferences are forged at home and most often involve salt, sugar and fat.  Moreover, young kids learn quickly what brands deliver the goods.  In the journal Appetite, T. Bettina Cornwell of the University of Oregon and Anna R. McAlister of the University of Wisconsin report on their study of […]