Weight Management Still the Heavyweight Health Problem

Health professionals have long debated the best approach to maintain an ideal weight. And it is safe to say that most agree you need to find the right balance of calories and activity to stay at a healthy weight. Maintaining a healthy weight will not only help you look great all year long, it will also go a long way to offset the risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and other diet-related conditions. The number of calories you need to maintain a weight that is right for you depends on several factors. Before we get into those factors, it is important to note that … [Read more...]

Exercise and Digestion: Partners in Health

I truly became cognizant of health and wellness when I was 22 years old. In October of 1982, I saw a world-class triathlete by the name of Julie Moss stagger to the finish line in the 1982 Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. I had never witnessed, such determination, drive and a will to succeed. She would not be denied. She changed my world forever. So, I began to exercise, eat right and supplement. However, it wasn't until 20 years later (yes - 20 years!) that I discovered the foundation for health and wellness - digestive health! I have had numerous well respected … [Read more...]