Vitamin D – Fat Loss and Autism

The results of a recent trial were disappointing to some but I think that disappointment is unwarranted.  Subjects were given 1000 iu of D3 daily.  This dose did not reduce their body weight.  That would have been nice for those wanting to lose weight.  However, the subjects did significantly lower body fat and abdominal fat, […]

Strength Training, Health, and Body Image

A large new study of adolescents in the Minneapolis area surprised and excited the study authors and a writer for the New York Times.  They found that many of the girls and over 1/3 of the boys were doing things (changing eating patterns, exercising, taking protein drinks or using steroids) to improve their body composition.  […]

The Foods You Chose Can Help You Lose, or Not

The Foods You Choose Can Help You Lose, Or Not Many people think that Americans are obsessed with celebrity, politics or some sport.  Yes, we are, but our chief obsession is not on that list.  Americans are truly obsessed with weight, especially losing it. One reason exercise is so important for those losing weight and […]

High Intensity Intermittent Exercise – Fast, Efficient, Fun, and Effective

As you probably know, exercise may well be the single most important health habit.  Drinking water, eating well, using supplements properly, avoiding toxins, sleeping, working on your attitude and relationships are all also vitally important.  However, even beyond its power to prevent and treat disease, exercise may well provide the greatest wellbeing boost of any […]

Making Changes

I hope that, respecting tradition, you have dedicated yourselves to creating some better health habits in this New Year.  I also hope that you are going about that in a joyful way, understanding that doing the right things will help you enjoy your life more.  Also, pursuing good health habits should be fun, not tedious […]