Is sitting a new disease? And how to burn more calories in our modern world

  I stumbled upon this very interesting article on the TIME magazine blog. I am sure a lot of you out there feel guilt from prolonged sitting throughout the day… I mean…I know I do!! How can we be active … Continue reading

SMART motivation

Advice for setting a healthy goal For all of you out there wishing to lose weight / acquire a healthier lifestyle / exercise more often, remember to act “SMART” when setting your personal goal. Be SPECIFIC about what you want to accomplish. … Continue reading

Food for thought

Hello Readers!   First of all Happy Holidays. I just started my Christmas break before entering my LAST semester as a medical student. I can’t believe I’ve gotten so far, so fast. I know many of you get some extra … Continue reading

Anti-Aging Medicine: Fact or Fiction?

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Anti-Aging has become sort of a hot topic in the last few years. Not since Ponce de Leon’s failed quest for the fountain of youth and immortality has this gotten so much attention. New offices take root day after day in … Continue reading

The Science of Yoga

“Breathe.” This is the word my Yoga instructor was uttering repeatedly on that Saturday morning 7 years ago when I first tried it. At this point, about 30 minutes into the class, I was completely exhausted and confused. As a … Continue reading

Exercise for Better Health: benefits, guidelines & prevention

We’ve all heard this one before. I’ve been hearing it all my life from my parents. “Exercise is good for you honey…” “You have to exercie every day big guy…” And for half of my life I just listened blindly as … Continue reading

Metabolic Syndrome & 24 Foods That Can Save Your Heart

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Hello readers! I was asked to give a conference on Metabolic Syndrome and the keys to preventing or reducing its potential health risks. For those who are not familiar with this condition I would like you to take some time … Continue reading