Thirteen Tips for Optimal Health

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Drink more pure water every day. Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, seeds and quality protein. Always choose natural, unprocessed and preservative-free foods. Eliminate all simple sugars. Get outdoors and enjoy nature as often as possible Get 7-8 hours of restful sleep every night. Take time to relax and de-stress every day. Be […]

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 […]

The Difference Between Dieting and Long-Term Weight Management

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Why do many dieters reach their weight goal, only to find that the pounds eventually return? Research from scientists from Penn State University may help explain why.  They found that the behaviors that help people lose weight aren’t the same as those that help them maintain their new body. This study actually looked at whether […]

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?

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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 […]