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ABCs of Veggies

ABCs of Veggies

Most of us have memories of our moms (and dad’s) telling us to eat our veggies when we were small children. I recall throwing them in the garbage when their backs were turned, but I realized as I became an adult, that the joke was on me. Vegetables are a very...
The “DRESS” Approach Part 2: Rest

The “DRESS” Approach Part 2: Rest

As we continue the DRESS series (Diet, Rest, Exercise, Stress Reduction, Supplementation), the focus is on rest. In my post from July 2020, I discussed the importance of sleep and its impact upon multiple metabolic functions in the body. It is the most overlooked and...
How Does Winter Weather Affect Exercising Outdoors?

How Does Winter Weather Affect Exercising Outdoors?

Exercising outdoors, especially during cold weather months, is very difficult for many people, but die-hard trainers are willing to risk the unpleasant and inclement weather to continue exercising year-round regardless. It is important to adhere to safety guidelines...
The “DRESS” Approach begins with Diet

The “DRESS” Approach begins with Diet

Although genetics determine many qualities that make us unique beings, contrary to popular belief, they are not the main determinants of most disease. It is epigenetics, more commonly known as lifestyle, that drives or impedes development of most disease in humans....
Inflammation: The Pathway to Disease

Inflammation: The Pathway to Disease

The term inflammation is used so frequently, but I wonder how many people really understand its meaning, and even more importantly, its ramifications on our bodies and brains. According to Dr. Joseph Mercola, in his blog dated February 2, 2015, he said “it’s...
How Does Summer Weather Affect Exercising Outdoors?

How Does Summer Weather Affect Exercising Outdoors?

Exercising outdoors, especially during summer months, may be a wonderful and pleasant experience, but it certainly comes with challenges. Even the most physically and cardiovascularly fit must exercise (pun intended) caution and understand the importance of safety...

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