How to End Pain!

July 26, 2012

Everyone feels pain at some point, whether it’s headaches, muscle aches, back pain, joint pain, swollen lymph nodes from a cold or flu, inflammation or emotional pain! In fact, the IOM estimates that more than 100 million Americans have some form of chronic pain! Pain can take various forms that extend from mild and diffuse […]

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Coping With Tragedy

July 22, 2012

I live in Colorado, outside Denver. Like many people, I’ve been shocked and saddened by the recent Batman movie shootings. I know many people around the U.S. and the world have also been affected, so I thought I’d offer a few suggestions for coping with tragedy. Suggestion #1 It’s common to feel shock, anger, sadness, […]

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What is CoQ10?

July 19, 2012

CoQ10 (or Coenzyme Q10) is found throughout the body and is known to be an important energy source for cells/cellular mitochondria (the tiny engines in cells that convert fat or glucose into energy), as well as a potent antioxidant. It is also known as Ubiquinone because it is so prevalent in the body. With age, levels of […]

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3 Shocking Myths About Heart Disease

July 17, 2012

Heart and cardiovascular disease remains the #1 killer in the U.S. (about 2,200 people per day or 800,000 annually according to the CDC and others). The cost of treatment is over $300 billion annually! And it’s hitting more young people with many teens to 30s having early stages of atherosclerosis! See my post on “Shock! […]

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Secrets for a Long Life

July 12, 2012

If you would like to live a long, happy life, free from most chronic diseases and age-related disability, I can help you achieve your goal! Many days, I see people in their 50s, 60s, and beyond who are overweight and struggling to function. When I’m at a store, I see many hunched over their shopping […]

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Lose 5 Pounds in 10 Days!

July 9, 2012

Have you put on some extra weight in the last year? Would you like to lose 5 pounds in 10 days without dieting? Would you like to feel better with more energy? Then I have some great tips for you! Here are 3 ways to look better, feel better and have more energy! 1. Switch: […]

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Want Bone and Heart Health?

July 5, 2012

You might not realize it, but there is a significant relationship between bone and heart health. And that connection exists through a vitamin called vitamin K2, a version of vitamin K you probably never heard of! If you know about vitamin K (or K1) you might know that it’s involved in blood clotting and is […]

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Amazing Olives!

June 26, 2012

I’m sure you’ve had olives and olive oil before. But do you know how healthy they are? Did you realize that olives are a fruit? We forget that because they are usually served as a more savory item or in savory dishes rather than sweet ones. A little history Olives have a very long history, […]

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Power Your Life With Power Foods and Drinks

June 21, 2012

Many of us struggle with weight and other health issues. And unfortunately, the food and beverage industry has convinced lots of people that fast foods, junk foods, processed foods, and sugary/HFC sodas/drinks are tasty and convenient! They sell quick energy. They sell fun and good times! The problem is that these types of processed and […]

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The Myth of Family History and Genetics

June 19, 2012

I often hear people say they have the same health issues their parents had (weight, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, arthritis, etc.). Health forms, insurance applications, and online calculators often ask about your family history. Medical providers and patients both seem to think that those family histories, and related health problems indicate genetics, and […]

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Age and Weight Gain a Myth?

June 16, 2012

The simple answer is yes! Although many people notice a gradual slowing to their energy and metabolism after age 30, the real problem is that people don’t make small adjustments they need to make as they go. They eat the same foods they ate in their 20s or early 30s and are often less active […]

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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

June 14, 2012

You might have heard of the Mediterranean diet and assumed it was like Italian food: A big bowl of pasta with lots of meat and tomato sauce, and garlic bread on the side. Unfortunately, that’s a more Americanized version of the actual Mediterranean diet! The Mediterranean diet is found around the Mediterranean sea and includes many […]

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Tips to Boost Energy Today!

June 9, 2012

Do you find yourself reaching for soda, candy, or coffee with sugar during the day? How about energy drinks or shots? These cravings are often a sign of blood sugar spikes and drops and you probably have cravings for sugar and refined carbs, considered to be addictive by many health experts. A roller coaster inside! Without realizing […]

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Awesome Chocolate!

June 7, 2012

If you’re a chocolate lover, you’re not alone! Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, offers complex flavors and health benefits. Bittersweet chocolate with 70% cocoa is a better choice compared to milk chocolate, which has fewer benefits. Before I list some of the health benefits for dark chocolate, here is some cool history and how chocolate is made: Cocoa and […]

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3 Ways to Improve Wrinkles

June 5, 2012

Although a few wrinkles can be part of normal aging, many people do things that increase their wrinkles a lot! These fall into 3 main areas, although if you avoid these things and include some beneficial things, you can look 10 years younger than your age! 1. Sugary Foods and Beverages  Daily sugar intake with refined-carb foods […]

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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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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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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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Welcome to End Sickness Now!

April 27, 2012

My mission is to End Sickness Now! If you’re energy is low, you’re sleeping badly, you have colds, flu, allergies, or you have some worrisome screening tests/health issues, I offer the newest, non-drug solutions and approaches to bring positive changes for your health, life, and wellness!  I’ll help you to improve your energy, sleep, weight issues (lose 5 pounds in 10 days without dieting?), high […]

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