Why Am I Gaining So Much Weight?

As we age, we lose precious muscle mass. Age-related sarcopenia can have devastating effects. This starts in your 30s. It goes down exponentially with every decade that passes. There are things you can do to help.  Stay active. It will help you maintain the muscle mass you already have.  Lift weights. Weight training can build new muscle […]

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The Need for Sleep

Sleep is a vital component of your health. Lack of quality sleep can lead to detriment in many ways. To live your best life, get 7-9 hours every night. You’ll be glad you did! Sleep helps balance your hormones. If you don’t get sufficient sleep, your levels of ghrelin (hunger) goes up and your leptin levels […]

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Don’t Be Hangry, Be Happy

I spent the first 42 years of my life skinny.  Wait, let me correct that. I was obnoxiously skinny. Friends were jealous. My metabolism was like a furnace. I ate everything I wanted and never gained an ounce. Being an athlete enabled me to be completely care free when indulging. And I have a terrible […]

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What’s Got You Sick?

It’s that time of year! Runny noses, strep throat, and the flu abound. If you or a family member becomes sick, it’s important to have a doctor diagnose the cause so that you can know how best to treat it. Antibiotics are sometimes necessary. But antibiotics are sometimes unnecessary, and could even be harmful.  Here’s a handy […]

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