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What Makes Your Brain Happy (and Why We Do Stupid Things With Our Health)

Monday Jun 29 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

I’m currently reading a book with an interesting title (and most interesting content): What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do The ... more »

Can Weight Training Really Boost Metabolism?

Thursday Jun 25 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Is it really true that we can “boost” our metabolism? One really frustrating thing about getting older is that the eating habits that have served ... more »

“Grain Brain” Review

Monday Jun 22 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

After my last article, my readers asked me if I could review the book Grain Brain. This popular book by Dr. David Perlmutter has been talked about a ... more »

The IV Cocktail Lounge: A Better Way To Take Your Vitamins Or High-Priced Fad?

Friday Jun 19 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

You’ll pay a lot for intravenous nutrient cocktails. Are they worth it? IVs are super trendy. In Miami, you can get IV cocktails with names ... more »

Organic vs. Conventional: A New Review of the Pros and Cons

Thursday Jun 18 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Is organic food really better for you? Organic food is always better, right? According to sales, yes. They increased by 11 percent between 2013 and ... more »

What is the World’s Healthiest Diet?

Monday Jun 15 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

A few weeks ago, I promised to share my thoughts on what constitutes an “ideal diet. So here it is… When I say “ideal,” I’m ... more »

15 Natural Ways to Lower High Blood Pressure

Friday Jun 12 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

It was a pleasant late morning in early summer about twenty years ago when an 83-year-old man came to see me for high blood pressure. He had been on ... more »

3 Practical Ways to Restrict Calories and Potentially Live Longer

Thursday Jun 11 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Could significantly reducing your daily caloric intake really help you live longer? Science is shouting about the benefits of reducing calories. Could ... more »

5 Super Foods That Grow In My Garden: Why tradition respects the daily use of superfoods to complement a healthy diet.

Friday Jun 5 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Superfood: Noni I get up early in the morning, face the rising sun, and stand quietly in my garden. It feels good. In the evening, I watch the sunset ... more »

10 Foods and Herbs to Calm Your Anxious Mind

Thursday Jun 4 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Regular intake of some foods and herbs may help tame symptoms of anxiety. Most of us face anxiety in our lives every now and then. It tends to come ... more »

Product Review: Zojirushi Rice Cooker

Wednesday Jun 3 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

In a previous article I talked about a kitchen gadget that I use on a regular basis: the Instant Pot, which is an automatic pressure cooker that I ... more »

The Myth of the Mediterranean Diet

Monday Jun 1 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

If there is one diet myth I am so tired of hearing, it is the so-called health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. It might sound a bit outrageous at ... more »