Choose To Be Happy & Healthy

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No medication, no surgery, no voodoo, no excuses! A regular guy, an everyday awesome person; just like you and me made a CHOICE to be healthy and happy – period. Sound too simple? Not for Tom Hoppensteadt.  He just said, ENOUGH!  Enough excuses; enough to his self-destructive ways. Tom’s useless old stories only got older […]

James Gandolfini Was ‘Walking Time Bomb,’ Says Top Heart Doctor

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For many of us, summer vacation is a time when we eat too much, drink too much, do too much physically, and perhaps neglect to take our medications. That’s why vacation heart attacks like the one suffered by TV star James Gandolfini are tragically common, a top cardiologist tells Newsmax Health. “The Sopranos” actor Gandolfini, […]

Why National Yoga Month – The Cost of Poor Health

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How it all started? In 2006 I was co-founder of the Intl. META-Medicine Association which trains health professionals in advanced mind-body-social diagnosis and therapy based on the organ-emotion-trigger-belief connection (amazing new healing paradigm, check it out at www.meta-healing.org). To research the link between emotions, traumas and cancer we started the Breast Cancer Foundation in 2007. […]

Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain

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Synthetic fat substitutes used in low-calorie potato chips and other foods could backfire and contribute to weight gain and obesity, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. The study, by researchers at Purdue University, challenges the conventional wisdom that foods made with fat substitutes help with weight loss. “Our research showed that […]

“Forks Over Knives” – New Movie Coming May 20 To Main Art Theater!

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What has happened to us? Despite the most advanced medical technology in the world, we are sicker than ever by nearly every measure. Two out of every three of us are overweight. Cases of diabetes are exploding, especially amongst our younger population. About half of us are taking at least one prescription drug. Major medical […]

Your Excess Belly Fat May Be Harming Your Bones

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Belly Fat Puts Women at Risk for Osteoporosis, Study Finds ScienceDaily (Nov. 30, 2010) – For years, it was believed that obese women were at lower risk for developing osteoporosis, and that excess body fat actually protected against bone loss. However, a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America […]

Stand Up For Your Health – Physiologists And Microbiologists Find Link Between Sitting And Poor Health – Plus A Mini Fitness Plan You Can Do Anywhere!

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Physiologists analyzing obesity, heart disease, and diabetes found that the act of sitting shuts down the circulation of a fat-absorbing enzyme called lipase. They found that standing up engages muscles and promotes the distribution of lipase, which prompts the body to process fat and cholesterol, independent of the amount of time spent exercising. They also […]

Taxing Sinful Foods: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

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Recently, the Obama administration called for a total ban on candy and soda in the nation’s schools. States are beginning to impose “sin taxes” on fat and sugar to dissuade people from eating junk food. Pricing strategies may well be a key to changing behavior, but others favor subsidies over punitive taxes, as a way […]