What 7 Things Scientists Learned About Living Beyond 90 Years of Age

Seven years ago, Lesley Stahl hosted a CBS 60 Minutes broadcast about what factors determine which of us will live past ninety years of age. A questionnaire was completed by 14,000 people in 1981 that was highly detailed about their … Continue reading

Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis May Not Involve Your Bones and Joints

When we hear the term arthritis, we immediately think of bone or joint pain. What is arthritis? Is there a difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis? Many people have arthritic conditions. Some are having joint problems and wonder if they … Continue reading

The Risks of Coronary Heart Disease

Sometimes we hear about the elephant in the room that nobody talks about. What if that elephant is sitting on your chest? That is one of the key tips people are told when they are experiencing major heart issues. They … 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

The Worst Thing to do Daily

Three weeks ago, I left on vacation. My wife and I went to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. We visited family on the way there and the return. Vacation is not the worst thing you can do. It might be the best … Continue reading

Choices Become Habits

I was listening to a CD of Zig Ziglar recently.  He was talking about being overweight.  He said for over 24 years he had weighed well over 200 lbs by choice – because he had never eaten any food accidentally.  We choose what … Continue reading

Three Keys to Excellent Heart Health

An article I read gave seven key tips for ideal heart health. My thoughts don’t often agree with the mainstream health industries. You or I could agree or disagree with most things that are written about health. It’s important to look … Continue reading

What Do You Measure?

I listened to a presentation this week and heard the following statement several times – “What you measure you can control!”. It got me to thinking about what I measure. There are some obvious things, but my focus for measurement … Continue reading

Strategic Planning for Your Health

Many organizations have strategies for marketing, finances, sales, operations, etc. They know what they want, and they plan to achieve it. They set milestones and check progress regularly to determine that they are still on course. Why shouldn’t each of … Continue reading

Balance This – Lower That

Balanced nutrition is critical for great health. There are many ways to get the nutrients needed each day, but the preferred way is to minimize calories. Nutritionists tell us that we need 15 calories per pound to maintain body weight. … Continue reading