In a recent study published in the Journal of American Medicine, a healthy lifestyle was compared to the standard western medical care for Type 2 Diabetes. (1) The results were astonishing! The study showed that a healthy lifestyle was able to help bring blood sugar levels back into the non-diabetic range, and half of the […]
Search Results for: lifestyle
Much like the caps on a shoelace, chromosomes have small protective bits of DNA at their ends, called telomeres. A decrease in the length of these chromosomal telomeres has been linked to increased cellular aging, chronic health risks, premature death, and is considered a metric for biological aging. (1) The shorter your telomeres, the more […]
Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 19 seconds Researchers are predicting that the rate of cognitive and memory decline in the elderly may skyrocket in the next 50 years. The good news is that there are emerging strategies that have potential to prevent this brain drain explosion. In a large study published in the prestigious […]
Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 45 seconds When I worked for the New Jersey Nets basketball team, I traveled with the team during their 82-game season. I would always take advantage of the time on the planes to write – in fact, in the early days, I wrote a couple of my books predominantly […]
Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 2 seconds Did you know that 74% of Americans are experiencing some form of digestive distress? With optimal digestion being the driver of a healthy immune system, balanced moods, steady energy, stable blood sugar, and strong vitality, this is a very disturbing statistic! (1) Tip #1: Eat Three (Not […]
The newest eating imbalance on the block is called orthorexia nervosa, which literally means “proper appetite.” Although not yet officially recognized as a psychiatric disorder, it affects many people. It is considered the eating disorder disguised as a virtue.
You are an amazing writer, story teller and editor. By the time you have read this post you have already thought of a more interesting way to deliver this content and you know your editing style and creative input will lead to building a better LifeSpa brand. Content editing is your specialty and you enjoy […]
It’s easy to get into a routine: eating, working, and exercising in the same ways day after day. But did you know that microbes in the air change from one season to the next? Did you know that microbes in your gut should be changing from one season to the next? Did you know that receptors in your brain for mood hormones also change seasonally?
All year long, and especially each winter, I find myself treating an inordinate number of patients with a subclinical protein deficiency. Most of them are quite health-aware and have made conscious decisions as to what to include—and not include—in their diets. But somehow, despite the best intentions, they find themselves crashing due to a significant […]
In the late 1980s, I was teaching a pulse reading course to a group of lay people in Los Angeles. About halfway through the all-day seminar, one student fainted and fell to the floor. We supported him, and after a few moments, he said he was fine and wanted to continue with the course. I […]
Have you ever wondered how and why our bodies store toxins? Actually, we are all designed to continuously and naturally remove toxins from our bodies, but sometimes this natural process is interrupted and needs a reset. Types of Toxins Water-soluble toxins are easily flushed out via the blood and kidneys. Fat-soluble toxins (such as heavy […]
The deeper the better, right? When it comes to massage, it’s a common misconception that if it doesn’t hurt, it’s not therapeutic. Interestingly, Ayurveda offers a series of light-touch massages that have passed the test of time. New science tells us that while there are surely benefits from deep muscle massage, there are also benefits […]