• Blog,  Features

    Vibrant Aging

    Ah the age old question, how to I prevent those wrinkles.  North America spends billions of dollars annually trying to tap into this fountain of youth through surgeries, creams, lotions, and health products. Let’s find out what is in your own local grocery store that can help you age vibrantly, naturally! Diet This is not going to come as a surprise to many of you…but what you eat on a consistent basis will effect how your skin ages. Studies are…

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    Sodium In Fast Foods

    When we think of sodium and fast foods, many of us think of the burger joints like McDonalds and Burger King. Most people know that these foods are high in sodium, and that an increased intake of sodium over time can contribute to disease conditions like high blood pressure, osteoporosis, water retention and even increases your chances of stomach cancer. How Much Salt Is Too Much? New guidelines are suggesting that we consume no more thatn 1500mg per day, it…

  • Blog,  Immune System

    Nutrigenomics

    At one point we thought our genes were static, meaning that if your mom had arthritis…you were very likely to get it to. While this is still true, we now know that what we eat, how we think and move can actually influence our genes. The good news…we can talk to our genes and influence which of these disease factors will be expressed. One of the biggest ways that our lifestyle can influence this is through telomers. Telomers are basically…

  • Blog,  Weight Loss

    Male Menopause – What Is It?

    Sometimes can also be referred to as the “mid life crisis” this condition was once thought of as an excuse to buy a sports car, but know is being shown to be a true medical condition. It makes sense really, if female hormones change then why can’t mens. This condition is referred to as Andropause and men that experience this will start to feel increased amount of depression, weight gain and fatigue over the age of 40.   Andropause is related…