Product Reviews

One Month With the Fitbit Charge 2

Wednesday May 31 2017 | by Frederic Patenaude

Heart rate monitoring even works on my hairy arm.   For the past month, I’ve been testing out the new Fitbit Charge 2. In case you aren’t ... more »

3 Books to Read in 2017

Tuesday Jan 17 2017 | by Frederic Patenaude

The new year is approaching, so it’s time that I share my top health or self-help books of the year. Last year, my three choices were “Kale and ... more »

Is Bottled Coconut Water Healthy?

Wednesday Jul 13 2016 | by Kevin Gianni

I’ve always loved young, green coconuts. Drinking fresh coconuts is something I do daily when I’m in the tropics. Coconut water is Nature’s ... more »

Travel Rice Cooker – Product Review

Friday Oct 30 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

You are not likely find a product called a “travel rice cooker” but that’s pretty much what the Panasonic SR-3NA is. This is a ... more »

How Do You Make Pickles? Easy, Here’s a Crispy, Crunchy Pickle Recipe : Excerpt from “Cultured: Make Healthy Fermented Foods at Home”

Friday Sep 25 2015 | by Kevin Gianni

I don’t know about you, but I want to reach into the screen and eat these out of the jar. This recipe is just one of the 70+ found in our new ... more »

Some of Hudson’s Favorite Healthy Kids’ Books!

Monday Mar 17 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Reading with your child is a great way to introduce them to concepts like healthy eating and nutrition. Since welcoming the arrival of little Hudson ... more »

Is Multitasking Bad for You? (And More Treadmill Desk Questions…)

Friday Jan 25 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

Jonny 5 doing quite the opposite of multitasking… As promised, I want to answer some of your questions about the treadmill desk article that I ... more »

A Treadmill Desk: The Ultimate Tool for the Daily Desk Dweller

Wednesday Jan 23 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

Over the years, I’ve been getting increasingly concerned with the amount of time I spend sitting. I’m an active guy, but over the last ... more »

The Best of the Rest : Best of 2012

Wednesday Jan 16 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

I had a few more categories for this year’s Best of 2012, but instead of spending the next month burning through them, I’ve decided to ... more »

The Most Awesome Health (And Non-Health) Products of 2012 : Best of Health 2012

Thursday Jan 10 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

There are a lot of health products on the market… So many of them that it can be overwhelming. In 2012, I’ve actually been quite ... more »

Our Renegade Health Heroes of 2012 : Best of Health 2013

Tuesday Jan 8 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

We love people who take action… People who stand up for something — people who think more about the greater good than themselves. There ... more »

Best Renegade Health Reads of 2012 : Best of Health 2012

Saturday Jan 5 2013 | by Kevin Gianni

I love to read. Sometimes it’s my downfall. I’ll have dozens of things to do, but then I’ll get caught up in a great book and ... more »