Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Health

What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is a method of eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16 hours. Eat between 10 and 6pm and fast from 6pm until 10 am. This sounds preposterous, right? Here’s why it works:   1) It lowers your insulin levels and and allows your body to burn calories more… Read more »

Is Exercise more important than Diet? or Vice Versa?

You can’t out-work out a poor diet,”  this is the bottom line when it comes to maintaining a healthy body. Nutrition and exercise are both important parts of losing weight and building muscle. Nutritional habits will have a  greater impact on your body comp  and physical goals than any other fitness component. When a combination… Read more »

How to Safely Effectively Lower Bad Cholesterol Levels LDL without the use of Statin drugs

Many of us are suffering with high cholesterol. It is the most prescribed condition by Doctors in the US. Our LDL levels should be less than 100 mg/DL. And our total cholesterol should be less than 200mg/DL. Doctors are liberally prescribing statins which have a myriad of side effects and which artificially lower cholesterol. One… Read more »

GMO’s or Non-GMO’s, What is the difference?

GMO’s or Non-GMO’s, What is the difference? Why does it matter? What are GMO’s? To be or not to be, that is the question. What does it mean when something is Genetically Modified? I will try to dispel some of the Myth’s and offer a few facts about this recently relevant topic. “GMO” stands for Genetically… Read more »

How and Why Insomnia Causes Weight Gain

During the past 100 years sleep durations have fallen while obesity rates have risen.  Coincidence? Sleep deprivation results in lower glucose levels even during subsequent recovery sleep. The insulin levels are elevated after sleep restriction. Insulin-to-glucose ratio increases, although after enough recovery sleep it eventually returns to normal. This variation in blood sugar argues against… Read more »