Circadian Rhythms and Health

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We recently wrote about a study which concluded there was a direct link between modern technology and obesity.  New research from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland looks at the technology link from a different angle which brings us all the way back to the invention and adoption of the electric light bulb.  Electric light […]

TurboCharged Activity

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Studies continue to reinforce the fact that prolonged periods of sitting is a risk factor for all-cause mortality, independent of physical activity. That means that if you sit for long periods of time, even multiple weekly trips to the gym are not going to counteract the damage.  The TurboCharged program focuses on reducing sitting time […]

Is Ketosis a Good or Bad Thing?


When it comes to health, wellness, diet and weight-loss, ketosis is probably one of the most misunderstood conditions.  Today we will attempt to put ketosis in its proper perspective, as simply as possible, as it applies to losing your excess body fat and improving your body composition. According to Wikipedia, “Ketosis is a state of […]

Spice Things Up


Adding a variety of spices to your diet might not only add some variety and taste, they will even improve your health. Herbs and spices are the best way to add flavor and dimension to a dish without adding fat, salt or calories.  All herbs and spices contain beneficial antioxidants. Antioxidants are substances in your […]

Dietary Choices, Optimal Health and Peak Performance


People are always asking us about diet and foods.  Some want to lose weight, others want to increase athletic performance and many just want to be healthier or just feel better.  They usually expect our recommendations to depend on the question or what they are trying to accomplish.  However, all of these objectives will require […]