How to Win this Week

Your week doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. A large part of wellness programs is developing and achieving long-term goals, but it also has a lot to do with living better, happier, healthier in your day-to-day. Here are five easy ways to make…

Sugar by any other name

People often wonder if sugar is sugar, as far as your body is concerned. In actuality, your body can tell the difference between glucose, fructose and sucrose.  Some sugars are worse for you than others. Years ago I believed that fructose, the sugar found…

The Essentials

It seems obvious, but can you name the six essential nutrients that your body needs on a daily basis?   The Answer: Water Carbohydrates Proteins Fats Vitamins Minerals Water: Water is the most essential nutrient the body needs. Your body is around forty to sixty percent of…

Coffee: Some Bad Press

“Coffee: The Great Energy Sapper” —by Frederic Patenaude The effects of caffeine on the body are well researched, but you never hear about them in your newspaper. You never hear about them anywhere because the whole nation, if not the whole world, is addicted…

Longevity Hotspots

Did you know that according to a recent study the United States ranks 50th on the CIA’s life expectancy list?  Monaco, Macau and Japan top the list.   But will today’s babies born in the United States routinely live to 100?  Check out the full listing…