Friday’s Findings: 08.30.2019

1. Why exercise… Most people think of exercise in terms of burning calories, losing weight, and producing endorphins (chemicals that help relieve pain and stress). I mentioned it in a recent blog post, but there is a chemical called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) that acts like Miracle-Gro for the brain. It helps neurons in the…

Deficiency and Toxicity

The human body is the most amazing creation of all time. It is mind blowing to think of all that is happening in your body at any given moment. You have trillions of cells all performing specific functions and billions of chemical reactions taking place every second. You are in a constant state of adaptation;…

Friday’s Findings: 08.16.2019

1. My favorite candy bar… The wellness lifestyle includes snacks and sweets. Yeeehaaaa! The key is choosing snacks and sweets that use high quality ingredients, avoid artificial junk, and contain healthful nutrients. So… I want to share my favorite chocolate candy bar with you… Hu Chocolate Bar. The Hu is short for “human,” and their…

A Tool I Wish I Had…

If there is one tool I would love to have, it would be a video machine that could show patients how they would look, function, and feel, years down the road with, and without, living the wellness lifestyle. Imagine if I could show you a couple of quick video clips of you ten, twenty, thirty,…

Friday’s Findings: 08.09.2019

1. Can you help me…? Fifteen years ago, I started writing weekly wellness articles in three local papers. My goal was simple… to help shape the community’s philosophy on health and wellness and help provide the readers with solid, useful information that they could use to improve the quality of their lives and the lives…

The Quest to Halt Aging

Humans have been in search of the so-called fountain of youth for many, many years. If there is one thing most people share in common, it is fear of the aging process itself. Of course, there is the fear of losing our energy, vitality, and overall function, but it goes beyond that to include lack…