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Less sleep, more weight?

Less sleep, more weight?

Foul up body clocks and people eat more – and less healthily.

April 9, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Create the life you want now

Create the life you want now

Be healthy, be happy, be fit, be you and enjoy it!

September 15, 2012 | Posted in Key Health | Read More »

12 points on being ‘Healthy Without Health Insurance’

12 points on being ‘Healthy Without Health Insurance’

Now that “Healthy Without Health Insurance” is out on Kindle, people keep asking me what it’s about. I tell them it’s about getting healthy simply, cheaply and effectively. I also tell them it has a new paradigm for real health and well being — that if you give your body the right information, it can regenerate itself very well — in ways you might really like.

May 10, 2012 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

5 things to learn from Paula Deen’s diabetes

5 things to learn from Paula Deen’s diabetes

Paula Deen has diabetes — for three years. Just as in the movie “Casablanca,” people are shocked! Shocked! But before demonizing Ms. Deen and her butter-filled southern recipes, let’s look at what the public should gain from this overhyped, simplified media story:

January 24, 2012 | Posted in Key Health | Read More »

Eating less does not equal losing weight

Eating less does not equal losing weight

The most logic approach when starting a weight-loss program is to go on a diet and increase your “calories out” versus your “calories in.” Consequently Jan. 1 all gyms are full and everyone tries to tighten their belt by eating less. Statistics show that 85 percent of people who go on a diet will gain their weight back within two years. Those are lousy odds! So what does really work? Here are some weight-friendly eating habits you can adopt for successful permanent weight loss:

January 12, 2012 | Posted in Key Health | Read More »

What you eat changes your genes — quickly

What you eat changes your genes — quickly

Food changes gene expression — directly. Eat a bowl of rice and you can turn off genes controlling cholesterol synthesis. Right out of the pot. You’ve been eating genetic information — probably all your life. The data comes from China, from Lin Zhang and his group at the University of Nanjing.

December 31, 2011 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Regenerating the economy, your health — Part I

Regenerating the economy, your health — Part I

Is America’s economy failing? Why are 45 percent of families barely making it? Is a nation with stalled growth, a corrupt and over powerful financial sector, staggering debt, political dysfunction and fighting two wars overseas while its infrastructure crumbles, able to come back?

December 2, 2011 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Are vitamins too much of a good thing?

Are vitamins too much of a good thing?

Vitamin — the word itself conjures up healthiness, something vital for life. Without them we can’t live. But can we have too much of them? Yes. Just like we can have too much food

October 28, 2011 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Fish or fish oil?

Fish or fish oil?

Is eating fish the same as eating fish oil? If you believe advertising and the drumbeat of omega 3 supplement makers, you might think so. But the facts are different

October 15, 2011 | Posted in Key Health | Read More »

It’s nanny time in the good ol’ U.S. of A.

It’s nanny time in the good ol’ U.S. of A.

Folks, we can relax. No more hard choices, no more worries about diet, no more worries about what is good for us and what is bad for us. Some very prominent people are recommending a national food czar who will set a national diet that will turn us into lean mean fighting machines rather than fat, nerdy, and placid couch potatoes

August 13, 2011 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »