The drug rapamycin, derived from soil in Easter Island, has been shown to increase the health and lifespan of dogs. Now scientists believe it could do the same for humans. If true, we could live up to the age of 120.
Retirement (R) = rest (r) + relaxation (r)
Algebra does a good job summing up how most people perceive life after work; Florida’s real estate market would cease to exist, otherwise. But not all retirees think alike. There are some who refuse to let their age dictate their potential. Meet the athletes who prove that age, truly is, just a number. READ MORE
SPOILER ALERT: chicken breast does not equal weight loss. Nor does anything labelled non-fat. To lose fat, you must eat fat.
If you are one of the millions, planning out your new year’s resolutions, or what I prefer to call ‘the first week of Jan to-do list’, please read this first.
If we are to reclaim our health and minimize our risk of illness, we need:
- A reformed understanding of nutrition: the role it plays in our health, and an overhaul of dietary guidelines.
- The need for individualized medicine and a move away from the one-size-fits-all approach.
- An informed public: questioning the status quo and making educated lifestyle choices to become better advocates for our health.
See the photo above? Much to my friend’s surprise, this was not a stock photo from the internet which I had sent her; it was my home made breakfast on Monday. Looks pretty good, right? But looks can be deceiving, for I have committed a food crime: combining proteins with carbs. Ooops.
Turns out, the combination of foods you eat, and the order you eat them in, plays a key role in your health.READ MORE
Modern medicine, for all its advances, is failing us. Based on a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach, the pill for an ill standard of care doesn’t serve much else beyond a common cold. Fortunately, a new era in medicine hopes to change that.
This year, for Thanksgiving, I was on Delta flight 463 crossing the country when most people were tucking into turkey and debating the election. I was headed to Las Vegas for the long weekend. During my time there, I drove to Zion National Park in Utah. This is an account of my day trip to Zion, a magical land that lives up to its biblical name.READ MORE
He said it would heal in a few weeks. Eleven months later, in a sigh of resignation, I declared ‘I’m done’. I had reached my last nerve. Little did I know, these two words would activate a healing power within me, a power to end a year of heartache and desperation. READ MORE