Fasting Diets versus Counting Calories to Lose Weight Which One is Best?

Fasting and diets need a bit of clarification before considering fasting as a method of weight loss. I do extended fasts monthly – 72 hours minimally up to and occasionally exceeding 150 hours. I do not fast to lose weight. … Continue reading

The Health U-Turn Most Taken

How many times have you decided to improve your health? You started eating better, buying healthier foods, exercising more, and even stressing less. You were unable to maintain that path very long. You made an unintended U-Turn on your health … Continue reading

Is Weight Loss That Important?

Those of us who are overweight want to lose weight and inches. It seems that both weight and inches are related. You lose one and you lose the other. Adjusting calories is the most commonly recommended solution. You eat less, … Continue reading

Milk Does a Body Good – Myth?

I’m sure most people have heard or seen commercials about how milk is great for you. In 1985, the milk industry used television advertisements to sell more milk. We equate drinking milk with stronger bones. However, this is not the … Continue reading

Cheat Days OK?

An Irish toast goes, “Here’s to cheating, stealing, fighting and drinking. If you cheat, may you cheat death. If you steal, may you steal the heart of a beautiful woman. If you fight, may you fight for a brother. And, … Continue reading

Does It Ever Get Easy?

The homilist at church today made a remark that I thought could produce and interesting article. He said, “Religion is easy, faith is hard.” Easy is in the eye of the beholder, most of the time. Some people think running a … Continue reading

To Eat It Or Not

I spoke at a networking meeting yesterday on longevity. I presented two major causes of aging and what can be done to accelerate or decelerate the aging processes. Questions covered aging and other aspects of health and wellness. One question … Continue reading

The Truth About Atkins Diet You Don’t Know

I went on the Atkins Diet in the mid-90’s. I read five books on it before I decided to try it. It seemed safe enough and I was in excellent health – just a few more pounds that I wanted … Continue reading

pH – Two Letters That Can Indicate Terrible or Great Health

pH is an indicator of acid or alkaline conditions. Our bodies are either in an alkaline or acidic state. We choose which by the foods we eat. Generally, fruits and vegetables are alkaline. All protein, oils, fats, carbohydrates and sugars are … Continue reading