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How to Promote Better Lifestyle Choices at Work

The day-to-day lifestyle choices people make can make or break their health. Indeed, a large majority of chronic conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes are driven by poor eating habits, physical inactivity, inadequate sleep, unmanaged stress, cigarette smoking, and other unhealthy choices. Obviously, this comes with a cost. In fact, national health expenditures for lifestyle-driven […]

12 Healthy Lifestyle Choices for Every Executive

A hard-driving executive lifestyle comes with a lot of potential pitfalls that can lead to ill-health, disability, and even early death. From long working hours, sitting too much and sleeping too little, to frequent travel, excessive stress and poor work-life balance, executives are, without doubt, at increased risk for heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, and […]

How to Make Better Lifestyle Choices

When it comes to health and well-being, many people just don’t make the best lifestyle choices. We all know about the dangers of living a sedentary or inactive lifestyle, smoking cigarettes, and eating too much sugar. Whether it be heart disease, cancer or diabetes, we hear about the potential risks of such choices nearly every […]

Souper Easy, Healthy, Comforting Soup Recipes

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly interrupted the habits that once comprised our daily routines. This holds especially true when it comes to our eating habits. Most of us are regularly eating at home, which should, in theory, be a good thing. Problem is, during stressful times, we tend to lean towards the more traditional “comfort” […]

Why Drinking Coffee Every Day Is a Good Thing

While often labeled as a “bad” habit, drinking coffee is one of the most common daily rituals among people across the globe. I’ve personally been an avid coffee drinker for decades. I typically start most days with 1-2 cups of freshly ground French pressed coffee. Occassionally, I even enjoy an additional semi-sweetened decaffeinated cup of […]

Lessons Learned from an Unexpected Diagnosis

A couple of months ago, I broke away from frequently blogging and posting on my social media channels. It wasn’t something I’d planned to do. It’s just something I’ve grown accustomed to doing since having taken a nearly 5-month digital sabbatical back in 2019. With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and uncertain path back to normalcy, […]

Nine Exercises Everyone Should Be Doing

Some exercise is better than none. There’s no doubt about that. Regardless of your preferred method, there are certain exercises that should definitely be part of your workout routine. These include multi-joint, multi-muscle exercises that mimic everyday movements like pushing, pulling, bending, and even the sheer act of walking. 

Get Fit at Home Without Working Out

Many people don’t like gyms. Honestly, after years and years of being an unapologetic gym rat, I’ve personally crossed over to a point that over 80% of my workouts are performed either outdoors or at home using my own personal exercise equipment (free weights, an elliptical trainer, and a stationary bicycle).

5 Reasons to Enjoy a Piece of Chocolate Today

Chocolate is one of the most popular and sought after indulgences worldwide. In addition to being a valuable source of essential micronutrients like iron and magnesium, chocolate contains powerful all-natural chemicals that prevent disease and promote overall good health. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t feel an ounce of guilt when treating yourself to […]

The Truth about Dietary Cholesterol

Whenever I post pictures of meats, eggs or cheese, there is almost always at least one question or comment about the high cholesterol content of these foods. That’s probably the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of these foods. Indeed, such foods have long been viewed as dietary bogeymen of sorts, […]

Nutrition and Weight Loss: Debunking the Myths

These days, it seems like there’s always some new “magic bullet” or weight loss secret everybody’s talking about. This holds especially true when it comes to food and nutrition practices. Whether be it diets involving severe calorie restriction, very low-carbohydrate eating or excessive detoxing and cleansing, just about everything has in some way been endorsed […]

Good Versus Bad Fats: What You Need to Know

Health enthusiasts and weight loss seekers have a tendency to shun fatty foods due to their relatively high calorie counts. This is one of the reasons why “fat-free” foods are such a hot commodity in the health food industry and weight loss market. But contrary to popular belief, in spite of the relatively high calorie content […]