Why exercise is the best medicine for your brain!

Given time, any brain can succumb to dementia — memories fade, thoughts scatter, basic abilities wither on the vine. Brains don’t come with lifetime guarantees, but there is one major step you can take to protect yourself from Alzheimer’s or other causes of mental decline: exercise your body. Nothing protects the brain quite like regular […]

Condition your metabolism for better health

Metabolism is defined as “The chemical processes occurring within a living cell or organism that are necessary for the maintenance of life.  Some substances are broken down to yield energy for vital processes while other substances, necessary for life, are synthesized.” When I started my career, I was working with high school and junior high school […]

Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Stroke is one of the leading cause of death in the U.S., but there’s good news… According to new research, 90 percent of strokes can be prevented by addressing these 10 risk factors. Control high blood pressure. The scientists agree that lowering your blood pressure is the most effective way to reduce your chance of stroke. Increase physical activity. […]

Have you considered “Prepping”?

What do you do when zombies attack, nuclear bombs go off, and the world as we know it goes into total chaos?  Do you have supplies, MRE’s, water? Are you a “prepper”?  Well, now that I’ve got your attention, I’m actually referring to MEAL prepping!  Meal prepping is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to […]

MACRONUTRIENT DIETING

**Macronutrient dieting has emerged recently as a great resource for many individuals to improve the quality of their food intake, lose weight, and lead a healthier lifestyle.   Macronutrients are a substance required in large amounts by the body to function properly and efficiently.   There are three macronutrients required by humans: carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. […]