Whether it’s losing their pregnancy weight or sculpting for a movie role, celebrities are sought for their beauty secrets, as if there’s some magical shortcut to the perfect body. I know, because I was part of that “fabrication” industry for a full decade. Early in my health career, I wrote over 22-platinum selling videos and… Continue reading Star Struck? Consider Beauty Backed by Science Instead
5 Top Tips for a Super Healthy Respiratory System
The simple act of breathing is something that many of us have the luxury to take for granted. It’s only when we need to stop in mid-activity and gasp for air before we take notice. But the truth is, taking care of our lungs is fundamental to good health. Did you know that the average… Continue reading 5 Top Tips for a Super Healthy Respiratory System
Is Your Collagen Holding Up?
When asked what the primary component of the human body is, most people might answer, “water” and they’d be partly right. The number one physical component is collagen. Everything is made up of collagen, a rope-like protein structure that serves as the matrix upon which everything else is supported, suspended, or comprised. With an overwhelming… Continue reading Is Your Collagen Holding Up?
On the Quest for That Beautiful Japanese Complexion
At a medical conference in Japan this year, I was interested in tracking the remnants of a hardy way of life that, as a medical anthropologist, I found among the Okinawan. The lives of these people were centered around daily physical activity, lean diets of fish and sea vegetables, and a respect for the elderly… Continue reading On the Quest for That Beautiful Japanese Complexion
Cordyceps—an Energy Booster Fit for an Emperor and an Athlete
“The sky is not my limit…I am.”― T.F. Hodge Did you know that 1 in 3 adults and 4 in 5 adolescents don’t meet minimum exercise requirements? By now, most of you know that in order to live a healthy lifestyle and help avoid chronic illness you need to get proper sleep, release stress, eat… Continue reading Cordyceps—an Energy Booster Fit for an Emperor and an Athlete
Rediscovering the Fountain of Youth
We all remember how, as kids, we couldn’t wait to be adults. But now, as adults, we look back with nostalgia on the days of our youth. Back then, we could bounce back from injuries without issue, our skin was smooth and supple, and we moved with ease and flexibility. Is there a way to… Continue reading Rediscovering the Fountain of Youth