Healthy Aging Articles

Weight Loss
Imagine the shock of a weight loss expert gaining weight. It can happen to anyone and the answer is always getting to the root cause and recommiting. Don’t judge, berate or punish yourself with negative self talk. It only serves to hurt and not help. Let your vision of vibrant health, being sl... Read More
With changes in labeling requirements, SPF values, UVA and UVB protection is still not clear. Many companies have products with SPF ratings over 50, which offer only negligible extra protection and don’t block UVA rays as well. The higher SPF may give a false sense of security and frequent, libera... Read More
Getting forgetful and having difficulty with attention is a common complaint, especially in middle age. While many factors contribute to this, both men and women suffer from cognitive decline and memory lapses when they have low estrogen or testosterone hormones. Studies have indicated that the timi... Read More
Nothing exudes vitality and vigor as a slim, strong, fit body. With all of the anti aging treatments, supplements, hormones and other modalities, exercise is the best prescription for overall health. Different types have various effects and I recommend a well-rounded program using the acronym BE... Read More
Coconut water has become a popular beverage especially among athletes since it contains a lot of potassium almost as much as a banana. Bananas however spike your blood sugar. Coconut water does not have cholesterol or fat and has small amounts of protein and minerals. Don’t confuse this with cocon... Read More
Hardened arteries, weak, brittle bones, cancer and heart disease are major contributors of aging. Research suggests that Vitamin K can have an impact of preventing or reversing these effects. Vitamin K, like other vitamins found in nature is really a group of compounds. The different forms or typ... Read More
To supplement or not to supplement, that is the question. The answer as to what, when, how much and how long is a more complex subject. Many companies’ promises fall flat and are overstated, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t believe anything. As with any product or promise, looking at th... Read More
Nutrition is an integral part of our health and well being. It has become complex because our food supply has changed, how much we eat, additives, preservatives, processing and genetic modification make food ingestion a chemical science with our bodies being the laboratory. Many conditions such a... Read More
Nutrition is such a confusing and controversial topic. There are so many fads and fallacies that keep people stuck or flitting from one magic bullet to the next. I study the literature and in my practice I observe the effects different foods have on people’s health. The controversy over food i... Read More