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130/80 = High Blood Pressure

Making News: For the first time since 2003, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have produced a substantial report updating blood pressure recommendations. People with a reading of 130/80 are now classified as having high blood pressure. This is down from 140/90. According to the ACC, this means 46% of U.S. [...]

By |2018-10-03T17:47:40-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Health, LifeStyle|Comments Off on 130/80 = High Blood Pressure

Food for Thought: Eat. Real. Food. It’s that simple

Count this as more proof that we shouldn’t rely on pills and powders to make up for dietary shortfalls. Some of the most popular supplements don’t seem to provide any measurable heart health benefits, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. After reviewing studies published between 2012 and 2017, [...]

By |2018-10-03T17:46:15-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Health, LifeStyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on Food for Thought: Eat. Real. Food. It’s that simple

Understanding Soy Safety

Nutrition: Soy products contain compounds called phytoestrogens, which provide a wealth of health benefits—and a few potential risks. The growing popularity of soy products in U.S. and European diets has raised considerable controversy. While the soy-rich diets of Asia generate documented health benefits, questions persist about the safety of soy in some products, especially infant [...]

By |2018-10-03T17:47:07-04:00October 1st, 2018|Health, LifeStyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on Understanding Soy Safety

Power Pasta And Mixed Greens

You've managed to make it to the end of your day. Now it's time to round out your efforts with a solid meal. For dinner, I prefer to keep my protein intake high while reducing my carb and fat quantities but keeping them high quality. And this variation of Pasta and Salad does just that. [...]

By |2018-03-14T19:50:12-04:00March 14th, 2018|Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on Power Pasta And Mixed Greens

Berry Pro Yo!

You've just destroyed the gym and now it's time to reward yourself. But did you know that the most optimal time to feed those starving muscles and replenish the energy storage is within the first 30 minutes of post workout? So, to take advantage of your well deserved pump, here's a simple treat that's packed [...]

By |2018-01-25T17:39:48-05:00January 25th, 2018|Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on Berry Pro Yo!

Rise and Shine Breakfast Bowl

Most health fanatics would say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And I would honestly have to agree with that statement. So, in honor of first things being first, I've provided an option that will surely get your day off to a great start. And as usual, I've prepared this version [...]

By |2018-01-18T07:55:48-05:00January 18th, 2018|Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on Rise and Shine Breakfast Bowl

Hack Your Habits

For better or worse, habits take the work out of decision-making. They streamline behaviors to free you from the mental heavy lifting of making a choice. Habits are “free” and require very little energy. And once you understand that habits can change, you have the freedom—and the responsibility—to remake them. Here’s how you can start [...]

By |2017-10-25T14:20:24-04:00October 6th, 2017|Health, LifeStyle|Comments Off on Hack Your Habits

7 Worst Foods for Your Heart

In the United States, heart disease kills more people than any other cause. But here’s some good news: There’s a lot that you can do to lower your risk of heart disease. In fact, seven of 10 risk factors for heart disease are things you can control. While you can’t control your age, genetics and [...]

By |2017-10-25T14:20:53-04:00September 20th, 2017|Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on 7 Worst Foods for Your Heart

Sleep Hygiene: The Importance of Building a Bedtime Ritual

There’s no question: Most people aren’t getting enough sleep. According to the American Sleep Association, 35.3% of Americans report sleeping less than seven hours a night (that’s more than one third of the population!). The sleeping sweet spot is closer to seven to nine hours per night all days of the week, and anything less [...]

By |2017-10-25T14:34:59-04:00August 23rd, 2017|LifeStyle, Motivation|Comments Off on Sleep Hygiene: The Importance of Building a Bedtime Ritual


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