One of the fastest health fixes and the best habit you can start developing this evening is… yes, cooking! But, let’s say you’re anything but a natural in the kitchen, are intimidated by the prospect of boiling water, or simply lack the time and energy. The solution is just keep it simple, keep a few staple items on hand, and hit the produce aisle regularly. Anyone can cook, not just those chefs on the cooking shows.
Every day new patients arrive at my office with a variety of health issues that need to be addressed — and weight problems are close to the top of the list. One of the things that always surprises me is the durability of the weight-loss myths that so many of us were raised on. Here are three of the most common weight-loss myths out there — and why they’re wrong!
Despite what many of us have been led to believe, researchers have found that it’s actually impossible to fully focus on more than one task at a time – our minds just don’t work like that.
Wellness – we all want it, and if you’re a regular reader of this blog, or just ‘wellness-curious,’ chances are, you've got some kind of handle on the essentials like clean diet, good sleep, movement and regular relaxation. This holistic approach is the path to feeling good and living well for as long as possible. But there is another piece of the puzzle that’s starting to get some well-deserved attention.
Good ingredients matter, whether it's the food you actually eat or what you use to prep, store, cook and carry it. Choose the best, safest options and, virtually effortlessly, you’ll steer your body away from the potential mountain of trouble that poor-quality containers and cookware can trigger.
We all know that getting out into and experiencing nature is good for body and soul but these days, unfortunately, most of us are way out of touch with nature. Many of us live in hermetically-sealed houses, travel to our windowless offices in airless cars and trains, have lunch delivered, then close out the day indoors, with a workout at the gym, yoga or spin studio.
Ultimately, understanding what’s going on in your food, learning as much as you can about where it came from and how it was raised is essential to maintaining wellness. And if you can shift over to as many toxin-free foods as possible, so much the better
Glutathione is the single most powerful antioxidant your body produces – and recycles. A combination of three amino acids — glycine, glutamate and cysteine — glutathione helps prevent cell damage from heavy metals and free radicals, so having enough circulating in your cells is essential to living a vibrant, energetic life.