Some Health Studies Are Guaranteed to Fail

I caught this headline today and shook my head in disbelief – Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Reduce Bone Fractures Large Study Finds. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/bone-fracture-vitamin-d/2022/07/28/id/1080741/. It makes me wonder what the agenda is when I see headlines that do not align … Continue reading

The pH of the Brain Might Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Quicker Than Other Tests

One problem with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is that neurological damage is done and may not be reversible by the time it is diagnosed correctly. Five years ago, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists discovered the role of pH in the risk of … Continue reading

Is a Ketogenic Diet Safe for Healthy Longevity?

Keto diets seem to be the rage nowadays. Some people have transition issues from a blood glucose-based energy system to relying on fat for energy. Regardless, some things about this type of diet – low carb and high fat/protein – … Continue reading

Treat Your Second Brain Better to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s

Health scientists have known for years that our gut is our second brain. There is an intricate connection between the gut and the brain. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/the-brain-gut-connection Dementia Causes It seems that when not if we grow older our risk of developing … Continue reading

What Stops the Fat-Burning Process in Your Body?

You add a few years and a few pounds. Your clothes fit a little tighter. Soon, the new clothes you bought are also tight. You have been on a few diets that seem to work at times, but those several … Continue reading

Insider Secrets to Old Age Health

This morning a very close family member passed away. Sudden death is grieved a bit differently compared to a person who has lived a long life and is suffering in pain for a time in the hospital. Most of us … 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

Not Eating Improves Health?

Fasting has been with us for centuries. Fasting is abstaining from all or some types of foods and drinks. There are many types of fasts and many reasons people choose not to eat. Most fasts are done one to three … Continue reading

What Five Things Are You Measuring for Improved Health?

The Irish mathematical physicist, 1st Baron Kelvin (William Thomson), is credited with saying, “If you can not measure it, you can not improve it.” You must understand what you are measuring. If it can’t be expressed in numbers, then you … Continue reading

Combatting Fatigue (A Toastmasters Speech)

This speech was given recently at one of my Toastmasters clubs. My first college degree was in chemistry. I never had a chance to practice in that field because I got an invitation to Vietnam. Today, I write and speak … Continue reading