Exercise and Brain Health

It is a well-know fact that staying physically active as we age is one of the most important things we can do to preserve our health, happiness and independence, but sedentary lifestyles don't just affect our physical health.  New studies are showing that there are strong links between being physically active and brain health. Physical [...]

By |2018-05-03T10:31:16-04:00June 8th, 2016|Blog, Exercise|Comments Off on Exercise and Brain Health

15 Ways to Make the New Year Your Healthiest Year Ever

The start of a new year is the time many of us set new goals and plan to better ourselves in the months ahead. Here are 15 tips to make the coming year your healthiest yet. Wear a Pedometer. Experts recommend taking 10,000 steps every day. This is roughly equivalent to a 30 minute workout. [...]

By |2015-12-30T07:43:57-04:00December 30th, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on 15 Ways to Make the New Year Your Healthiest Year Ever

Foods Men Should Eat More Often

Men and women share many nutritional requirements, but some nutrients may be especially healthy for each gender because of biological differences in the sexes. So what is a "man-friendly" diet? Oysters No man should pass up oysters at an oyster bar. They contain zinc, a mineral with antioxidant properties that protects against free radical attacks [...]

By |2015-11-11T12:01:27-04:00November 11th, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Foods Men Should Eat More Often

Understanding the Omega-6 to the Omega-3 Ratio

Store shelves are full of unnecessary nutritional supplements and among the most useless, and potentially dangerous, are those that supplement omega-6. We have far too much omega-6 in our diet already. Tens of thousands of years ago our hunter-gatherer ancestors were consuming these healthy fats at a ratio of about 1:1. With the implementation of [...]

By |2015-10-18T04:37:46-04:00October 18th, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Understanding the Omega-6 to the Omega-3 Ratio

Can Butter Be Better?

Saturated fats, the best known being butter, have been vilified as unhealthy food for many years. They have been targeted as the cause of heart disease and the biggest reason for weight gain. In one of the worst dietary mistakes of our time, health officials and advertisements advise us to choose man-made substitutes stamped with [...]

By |2015-09-23T13:54:20-04:00September 23rd, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Can Butter Be Better?