Financial Benefits of a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle

Since so many chronic diseases and obesity along with related hospital stays and doctor visits are directly linked to poor diet and lifestyle choices, we definitely advise taking the healthy approach which is actually quite easy as well as cost effective. Here are our thoughts and references concerning the topic: A recent statistics show that boomers […]

Activity As A Sleep Aid

Step 5 in TurboCharged is all about increasing your daily activity.  Getting up off your butt and moving more has many benefits.  A study from Oregon State University concluded that regular activity will not only keep you more alert during the day but will improve your sleep time too. People who got in at least […]

What You Eat or When You Eat?

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies found that limiting regular eating times and extending the daily fasting period may override the adverse health effects of a high-fat diet and prevent obesity, diabetes and liver disease in mice.  It seems that when we eat may be as important as what we eat.  They reported […]

Why Real Foods Are Better Than Supplements

Many people are under the mistaken impression that dietary supplements are a good thing, particularly for people whose diets are not optimal.  At the very least, most consider them harmless, or just good insurance even if benefits are not easily proven.  The people who sell dietary supplements are obviously biased and often use questionable research […]

Sleep Is Critical For Ideal Body Composition and Optimal Health

Quality sleep is critical for optimal health.  There is a time for sleep and a time to be awake.  Modern technology and particularly shift work have both disrupted our normal biological clocks or circadian rhythms.  For hundreds-of-thousands or even millions of years we rose and set with the sun.  The invention of electricity has altered […]