Age and Leg Strength

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A study from the University of New Hampshire found that the leg strength and power of overweight older women is less than that of older normal weight women.  This contradicts the oft held idea that it is the thin people we need to worry about when it comes to loss of muscle mass and mobility. […]

Food Industry Influence

Make no mistake, food companies are for profit businesses and their job is to sell products.  They are not social or health services agencies.  They are not interested in your health and wellbeing but on how to sell more of their products.  There are so many choices that we as consumers can make when it […]

Imagine

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John Lennon’s song Imagine is one of our favorites because it helps us to consider radically different possibilities.  The odds of these possibilities actually happening are slim yet thinking about them can open our minds to a different paradigm of how things could be. Today we want you to imagine a world without health insurance […]

Life Expectancy

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People sometimes ask why they should eat more like our ancestors did, often referencing their lower life expectancy.  Let’s explore the topic and its implications today. Unlike what most people tend to think, life expectancy is not a measure of how long people are living.  It is an abstract concept that summarizes the health and […]

The TurboCharged Perspective on Exercise

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After reading TurboCharged, some people question if we are anti-exercise or anti-health club.  This could not be further from the truth.  Let’s break down this misperception and clarify our perspective. When one carries excess body fat, the body is under unnecessary stress and strain.  Prolonging this state is counter-productive to the ultimate goal of a […]