Should I Cut Out Coffee?

Should I Cut Out Coffee?

Q: Should I cut out coffee? A: When looking to make some healthy lifestyle changes, many people assume that they need to kick their caffeine habit entirely. However, recent research is not only showing us that you shouldn’t cut out coffee entirely, but you should...
Lift Weights For A Long Life

Lift Weights For A Long Life

It’s common knowledge that those who are of an ideal weight and size tend to reduce their risk of serious illness and disease. This usually results in a healthier and longer life span. Restricting food intake has proven to be effective for weight loss and improving...
Laurie’s Rant: The Harm Of Poorly Designed Studies

Laurie’s Rant: The Harm Of Poorly Designed Studies

I really must stop watching health themed TV programs… The ABC recently aired a program regarding the science of slowing down the aging process. They reviewed a number of studies in a very professional and entertaining way. But therein lies the problem. Viewers...
Laurie’s Rant: The Law Of The Farm

Laurie’s Rant: The Law Of The Farm

In Stephen Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, he refers to what he called “the law of the farm.” This represents the fact that, similar to farming, all the truly good things in life take time and can’t be forced or rushed. In addition, farming...
The Importance Of Adding Muscle As You Age

The Importance Of Adding Muscle As You Age

The New Key to Health and Longevity Recent research has found that the amount of fat on your body makes very little difference in your health unless it is simultaneously accompanied with a decrease in your muscle mass as you age (your muscle mass refers to the amount...