Healthy Lifestyle

Metabolic Currency

As we age, it's common for our metabolism to slow down and muscle mass to decrease. This can lead to weight gain and a host of other health issues. However, it's not inevitable that our metabolism must decline as we get older. We can use many strategies to maintain...

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How Bad is Sugar, Really?

Too much sugar in our diets can be one of the biggest threats to modern health. Yet, in the year of 2020 when stress, anxiety and isolation is high, it’s fair to guess the average intake of 156 pounds of sugar a year, will be higher. Being educated on the …


What Happens to Your Body During a Month of Clean Eating?

Ready to make a habit out of healthy eating? Just one month of consuming whole, unprocessed foods benefits your health in a number of ways. Although following a clean diet can be difficult at first, the rewards will be worth it. Prepare for your clean eating journey with this guide.

Biohacking Blood Sugar: CGM for the Non-Diabetic

Are Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) the tech device of the future? In short, yes, and perhaps it is only a matter of time before glucose tracking becomes as widely available as activity trackers. A CGM is a beneficial tool to collect data to personalize a diet, lifestyle and quality of …

Sleep: The Ultimate Performance Enhancer

The days of wearing the “I only need 4 hours of sleep” like a productivity badge of honor needs to be over. Burning the candle at both ends only leads to poor health, bad decision making and burnout. Seven to eight hours of sleep seems to be the minimum per …

10 Foods for Healthy Lungs

Focusing on an anti-inflammatory diet through a variety of nutrient dense foods has numerous health benefits - including improving your breathing conditions. And even the right mix of nutrients can help you breathe easier.

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Can the Keto Diet Help You Fight Coronavirus?

With the whole world fighting the affects of COVID-19, many are turning to nutrition as their solution. Is there some hope with the Keto Diet? The reality is much bigger than that and involves improving your Metabolic Health versus traditional "Immune Boosting."

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7 Metabolic Exercises to Improve Your Metabolism Over Age 50

As we get older, resting metabolic rate (RMR) tends to decrease. This means we are burning fewer calories at rest than we did at a younger age. Decreased activity levels also leads to decreased strength and muscle mass and fat gain (especially in the midsection). The good news: it doesn’t …

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How to Fine-Tune Your Circadian Rhythm With Food and Sleep

Your circadian rhythm is made up of several physical, mental, and behavioral changes that recur naturally on a 24-hour cycle. Every cell in your body follows this rhythm, as it dictates when they’re most metabolically active, when they produce hormones, and when they repair themselves.

Finding A New Normal: How Andy and His Family Stay Healthy In Uncertain Times

More frequently, families across the US are starting to see a new daily “normal” take shape. During this new, globally accepted normal, there’s one constant that must remain: we must be vigilant in keeping ourselves and our families healthy. In this difficult situation, it’s more important than ever to maintain …

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Cysteine: The Lung Protecting Nutrient That People Aren’t Talking About

As the numbers of Coronavirus cases continue to climb each day, a serious effort is underway to avoid overwhelming the healthcare system. Traditional “immune nutrients” such as Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Zinc have been talked about at length, but a lesser known amino acid powerhouse also exists that has …

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