Why Eat Avocados?

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A research team in Mexico has discovered promising health benefits of avocado oil. A number of environmental factors can turn the oxygen molecules found in mitochondria, the power plants of cells, into free radicals.  Free radicals are unstable molecules that can destroy virtually all the normal molecules forming cells.  They have an effect on lipids, […]

Is Fruit Consumption Unhealthy?

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There are many diets and health advisors today who suggest limiting fruit consumption.  This is particularly true of the low-carb or paleo groups.  Usually this is because their general advice and recommendations are to limit or avoid simple carbohydrates, sugar or fructose.  However, we wonder if they have really put much thought into this advice? […]

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 […]