Dr. Michael Mosley explores the scientific evidence for how to eat in order to extend life and health in the documentary Eat, Fast and Live Longer. Humans have been engaging in fasting for both health and spiritual reasons throughout history. Interestingly, lab animals who are fed a calorie restricted diet have been found to live … Continue reading Eat, Fast and Live Longer Documentary
A recent study has shown that Type 2 diabetes can be cured in just 4 months with diet and exercise. Imagine that - no drugs needed, all the power is in the hands of the patient! Simply by counting calories and exercising, one can get their insulin under control. And don't forget about avoiding sugars … Continue reading The Cure for Type 2 Diabetes Rests in the Power of the Patient
Can you get off the floor without using your hands? If not it may be time to start working on it. Scientists have found that our ability to get up off the floor without using our hands for support was a good enough indicator of overall health to predict our longevity over the next 6 … Continue reading Check This Out: Ability to stand without support is a reliable longevity predictor
Aching back? Rather than reaching for the pain pills, give this stretching routine a try. Hold each stretch from 30-60 seconds, and repeat 3 or 4 times. Don't forget to do a light warm up before stretching to prepare the muscles for work, and to get fresh, well oxygenated blood flowing to the muscles. Focus … Continue reading Stretches for a Sore Back
People have this preconceived notion that they have to spend hours slaving at the gym in order to lose weight. So they love their number one excuse, "I just don't have time". The truth is, you cannot out-exercise a poor diet. It takes absolutely no time out of your life to cut the sugar and … Continue reading “I just don’t have time to lose weight” – the worst excuse in the book.
The excellent documentary, Sugar Coated, takes you through the sugar industry's grand conspiracy over the last 60 years. What shocked me the most is how similar their strategies were to those of big tobacco. The big difference is that nowadays we know cigarettes are terrible for our health, but sugar still holds a warm place … Continue reading Has the Sugar Industry Been Lying to Us the Whole Time?
A recent study showed that just 2 pops per day increases the risk of diabetes and lowers the immune system. High blood sugar and inability to fight off sickness are associated with a host of health problems, so do yourself a favor and cut this bad habit from your life. Juice is just as bad as … Continue reading Cut those sugary beverages!