May 2012

Medical Bias and Research Fraud

May 31, 2012

Although the media hypes the latest “miracle” drug or anti-vitamin story weekly, the majority of these headlines and stories are unscientific and unsubstantiated! Focusing on single studies with exaggerated claims conflicts with the most basic process of science and research. That’s because studies and their results need to be replicated and validated multiple times before a […]

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Shocking Myths About Statins and Heart Disease!

May 29, 2012

It’s estimated that up to 30 million people in the U.S. are taking statin drugs. Even if you’re not taking a statin, you’ve probably heard of them. The underlying claim for these over-prescribed drugs (debunked by a growing number of health experts), is that high fat and cholesterol levels cause heart disease. In truth, the […]

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Solve Your Life and Health Challenges!

May 26, 2012

If you’re like most people, you face life and health challenges pretty often. From job and career issues and stress, to relationship and family challenges, work/life balance, time management and various health conditions. A trained and certified Life/Health Coach can help you clarify your needs and desires and help you create the right steps to […]

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Vitamin D: Critical For Bone and Immune Health!

May 24, 2012

You’ve probably heard of vitamin D, “The Sunshine Vitamin.” That’s because 15-30 minutes in the sun (depending on latitude, skin color, clothing) can help you generate about 10,000 IUs (International Units) of vitamin D, an amount that can supply your needs for several days. A few challenges to this internal production is whether sun screen […]

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Younger Adults Have More Skin Cancer!

May 22, 2012

As we approach summer, I thought I would put up a post about younger people and skin cancer. According to several studies, skin cancer is rising quickly among the group from teens to late 30s. This includes the more deadly form of cancer called melanoma, which is also growing among younger people. This is partly […]

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3 Shocking Cancer Myths

May 19, 2012

We’ve all heard of cancer. Maybe you’ve had a relative or friend who had cancer. If so, I hope they came out of it okay. I would like to dispel 3 common myths about cancer that can change your life and keep you from getting cancer! 1. Cancer is a disease that is just bad […]

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Blast 5 Pounds and Boost Energy!

May 17, 2012

Blast 5 pounds in about 10 days and get a long-term energy boost for your ultimate reward! This program is built on what you eat rather than counting calories (not all calories are equal!) This approach will help you shed pounds without dieting or calorie restriction. You won’t go hungry or feel deprived even as you […]

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Why is Coaching The Missing Link?

May 15, 2012

For a few years, I’ve been aware that personal Life and Health coaches are less understood by people in the U.S. compared to other places. I thought I’d explain the personal coaching process a bit more, and how it can change your life for the better! Some people think personal coaching is like talk therapy […]

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More Fit in 15 Minutes per Day?

May 12, 2012

Do you feel that you don’t have time to have regular activity or exercise? I’d like to offer an insight: It doesn’t take hours at the gym to have good fitness! That’s a myth! You can start with activities that are fun and enjoyable for you! Then add other exercise as needed. I’ve created a […]

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Stress Can Kill!

May 11, 2012

Stress in our modern life, specially chronic, ongoing stress can be destructive and detrimental to health. Stress, often tied to unexpected events like job loss, career change, or divorce, can trigger the fight or flight response. That causes adrenalin and cortisol to be released. Those survival hormones raise heart rate, blood pressure and move fuels […]

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Inflammation: The Cause of Health Problems and Pain!

May 8, 2012

You might have heard about inflammation. It’s a normal part of the healing process. Think about the last time you cut yourself. Your blood clotted to stop the bleeding and your immune and healing cells go to the area, causing some redness and swelling. That’s inflammation. In a week or so, you had a scab […]

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Why Do I Get Sick?

May 5, 2012

Although we are all susceptible to infections sometimes, most people get sick because of their lifestyle. That might sound crazy but it’s true! It all depends on your immune system, one of the most incredible systems in the body! When healthy, our immune system is capable of recognizing our cells vs. outside cells and is […]

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Shock! Young People, Ages 18-35, Have Heart Disease!

May 3, 2012

Did you know that more young people are having adult health problems like their parents? Many of those from their late teens to 30s have weight issues along with early heart disease. Yet, these are lifestyle-driven health problems most of the time. One study (link below) indicates that a significant number of younger people (age […]

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Excess Weight/Obesity Costs Billions Annually!

May 1, 2012

Extra weight is a significant contributor to health problems and sickness. If you’ve gained 10 pounds or more since you were 21, you will benefit from some supportive, expert, weight loss coaching. A recent article from Reuters explores the staggering costs of excess weight/obesity for healthcare, insurance and other areas of the economy. The total is thought […]

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