Seven Ways to Shape Up and Slow Down Brain Aging

Our brains age daily, incrementally, of course. However, inevitable brain aging can be addressed with simple lifestyle changes. Keeping your brain healthy longer is key to an enjoyable retirement. Brain Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/how-aging-brain-affects-thinking. What are some common symptoms of an aging … Continue reading

Control Blood Sugar and Extend Your Life

Blood sugar levels rise in response to the carbohydrates and sugars we eat. Insulin is secreted by the pancreas to control glucose levels. Glucose is stored as glycogen and used to fuel our bodies. Excess glucose is converted to triglycerides … Continue reading

How Fast Can You Start Burning Fat?

We have been taught to eat three meals daily – breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Some nutritionists advocate eating four, five, or more small meals throughout the day. How does this factor into losing weight, but, more importantly, into losing fat? … Continue reading

Two Simple, Easy Actions to Enhance Your Longevity

Human growth hormone (HGH) is responsible for controlling our growth and longevity. We make less every year as we age. Fasting is the easiest way to increase HGH. The longer the fast, the more HGH is produced. One action to … Continue reading

Alcohol and Weight Loss Explained

How many times have you exercised and had a beer, or other alcoholic beverage, immediately afterward? I have – many times. In some of the running clubs I have belonged to, it was tradition to have a beer (or two) … Continue reading

8 Reasons Why Intermittent Fasting is Healthy

Intermittent fasting seems like a long journey between meals. Intermittent fasting requires fasting for twelve to eighteen hours between meals daily. I fast daily for at least sixteen hours. I just finished 87 hours of prolonged fasting. I drank only water, … Continue reading

Worst Case Scenario for Your Health

What we don’t know can seriously harm us – healthwise. We’ve heard for years that cholesterol is something to monitor because it will cause cardiovascular problems. Not true! We’ve heard that fat is bad for us. Again, not the whole … Continue reading

Two Options to Control Insulin and Blood Glucose

As we begin to eat food our pancreas produces insulin. Insulin is used to drive glucose into the cells in our bodies. There is a natural balance between the food we eat, the blood glucose that is produced, the insulin … Continue reading

Coronary Artery Disease Factors

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the number one cause of death in the United States. The buildup of plaque (atherosclerosis) on the inner walls of the arteries restricts the blood flow … Continue reading

Avoiding Fats for Better Health?

True or False – Fats are bad for your health. Avoid them at all costs. That’s why you see so many ‘fat-free’, ‘reduced-fat’, ‘very low fat’ products. In fact, a recent check using the search term ‘fat-free’ gave me an … Continue reading