Why Are They Called Healthy Habits?

Some proposed resolutions for the New Year

Chronic ailments such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer are the world’s top killers, causing 35 million deaths a year and 60 percent of all deaths worldwide. There are 1 billion people who are overweight or obese in the world today, according to the World Health Organization.  WHO is now focusing attention on reducing non-communicable […]

The Ideal Body Simplified

1+1=2 Ardoise blackboard

It may seem too good to be true but achieving your ideal body and optimal health is really very simple.  Today we are going to strip things down to the very basics.  Fasten your seat belt because this is going to go very quickly. 1) Focus on improvement in body composition not reductions in scale weight. […]

Calories Really Are The Key To Weight Loss

Healthy Choice

People often wonder is there is a combination of macro-nutrients that makes weight loss easier, faster or more effective.  It is often called a “metabolic advantage”.  You have probably heard different versions of the theory before that go something like, “if you will just restrict your carbohydrate intake, you can eat all the protein and […]

Is Alcohol Healthy?

Health-Wine & Alcohol

There are plenty of news stories citing the benefits of the consumption of moderate amounts of alcohol.  Most often it is associated with the heart healthy benefits of consuming of 1-2 glasses of red wine per day.  Wine lovers, including us, like to hear and believe this is true but, is it really? According to […]

Are You Stressed?

people at work

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 following paragraph: “In the 1930s, […]