Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Are Your Opinions Harmful To Your Health?

Staying healthy is more important than ever considering the rising rates of cancer and chronic disease in our world - not to mention the expense of healthcare and the emotional fallout. Yet, the core of what makes us stay healthy or get sick is mindset. Yes, even disease is related to how you think and feel. In fact, it can make or break you and holistic/integrative physicians already get this. Read more

Excuses, excuses: 11 health cop-outs that hold you back

By Jessie Knadler

As busy people know, coming up with good-for-you goals, such as snacking on more veggies or carving out enough "me time," isn't the issue. It's making them stick. But, thankfully, there is plenty of good science on how to make your health or fitness goals last for the long haul. Read more

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Nutrition Spotlight: Fueling for Performance…with Coconut Water?

Coconut water, is not to be confused with coconut milk, which is made from coconut’s white flesh and is full of fat and calories, coconut water is the clear liquid at the fruit’s center. This water is low in calories (about 60 calories per 12-oz serving), high in potassium (more than the 450mg in a banana and about the amount of 15 servings of a sports drink), and contains modest amounts of other important electrolytes including sodium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus Read more