Exercise Improves Mental Health in Teens

One of the things that lead me to exercise and nutrition was mental health. Here is another study that shows just how important exercise can be in preserving good mental health. The study, done by the University of Vermont, examined bullied adolescents. They wanted to see if exercise could reduce suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts. The current data showed that …

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What Keeps This 93-Year-Old Healthy?

What is the secret to living a very long life? There are several theories out there, and genetics certainly play a factor, but one 93-year-old worker attributes his longevity to all the exercise he does. The man, Jessie Waddles, works at the airport in Albuquerque, NM. His job is to push people in wheelchairs around the airport. He’s been doing …

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You Don’t Need a Fancy Diet

It is no secret that obesity is the biggest health challenge facing Americans today. Across all socioeconomic sectors, too much weight is the single largest health problem. Millions of dollars have been thrown at the problem and all manner of new-fangled diets have been promoted to get rid of obesity. Yet some new meta-studies have shown that it still comes …

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What to Look For in a CrossFit Coach

I’m a big fan of CrossFit. Part of my training methodology is to use kettle bells with CrossFit principles to improve the fitness of my clients. But what is CrossFit exactly, and how does it differ from standard exercise routines? These are important questions. CrossFit locations, “boxes” in the lingo, are popping up all over the world. There’s over 12,000 …

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Exercise May Improve Creativity

Part of my practice involves using nutrition and exercise to improve mental health. As you can read on the front page of this website, I was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome. It was through exercise and diet that I found a way to cope with my symptoms. Exercise has so many health benefits that it is foolish not to do a …

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People are always complaining that they never have enough time to exercise, but you’d be surprised at how many calories you burn when you’re doing everyday activities. Even simple walking. In fact, for obese people a simple walk is probably the best form of exercise. The US Surgeon General has prescribed it as the single best activity for Americans for …

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No Good Argument Against Organic Food

I find it funny how there is still a debate about whether or not organic food is better for you or not. Take a look at this recent article that tries to weighs the pros and cons of eating organic. It’s pretty instructive about the state of the argument these days. The arguments for organic food are clear. You don’t …

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Chipotle Faces Heat about GMOs

The debate against labeling GMO food goes on, and many people are trying their best to avoid them. Eating out and staying GMO-free is a big challenge. One major restaurant chain has just been caught lying about their GMO status. Here’s the beef, literally. Chipotle claimed that their meat products were 100% GMO-free. But a third-party GMO investigation group called …

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Water can Make you Lose Weight

People all over the planet are trying to find out quick ways to lose weight. The surest way to lose weight is through diet and exercise, especially diet. While we’re big proponents of organic food and vital eating, even a small simple change can be enough to start you off on the right foot on your weight-loss journey. Even just …

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