Get a Jump-Start on Your New Year’s Health Resolutions

In the last post I talked about getting yourself in the groove with health. I’d like to expound on this by providing your some guidance that’ll help you set solid health goals. This is one of my favorite times of year as 12 months of data wraps up and helps me set...

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain Without Missing Out

(image from ruchikabehal.com) I get asked many times about holiday weight gain and whether it is real or a myth. New research proves it is real but our research also proves it can be avoided. Research, led by Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab as well as scientists in...

It’s not the Turkey that Makes You Sleepy on Thanksgiving

Everyone’s favorite big word around Thanksgiving is “tryptophan.” That’s the chemical in turkey that puts all of us in a food coma, the one sign that lets us know we have officially enjoyed the holiday to its fullest. Actually, that’s not...

Debunking 5 Myths Surrounding Autoimmune Diseases

(image from chicagonow.com) In a world dominated by medical practices designed to treat symptoms and never the cause, I wanted to take a moment to debunk some myths and help you safely and intelligently take as much control of your own health as you can when it comes...

How to Avoid Getting Cancer From Your Cell Phone

(image from cloudfront.net) It sounds like a tech-hating conspiracy; however, the longer cell phones have been around, the more data coming in. In May 2011, 30 scientists from 14 countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to assess the...