Out of my awareness, my thoughts are turning inward. My mind drifting fast through space to the future and the past. It doesn't matter which way I turn, an inner voice is commenting, analyzing, planning.
We all want to believe that there is some magic solution that will help us to discover true health and happiness. However, the reality is that restrictive food rules and weight loss is not the answer to what we are seeking.
The skewed rationale behind the FDA's deferral of MSM is a reminder of the double standards inflicted upon LGBTQ individuals in American society. In addition to failing to meet the blood needs of potential transfusion recipients, a policy like this can also take a negative toll on the deferred population.
Photo credit: Muso This is a guest post by Dr. Ari Johnson, co-founder and CEO of Muso. Last year, Mali rapidly shut down its Ebol...
To a certified personal trainer with years of experience, however, a typical walk through a gym will reveal people making lots of mistakes. From poor posture and incorrect form to faux pas like leaving weights around and not cleaning your benches, there are no shortage of mistakes that can be found in any given gym--and they're all avoidable.
Given how well the school nutrition program is doing, SNA should be declaring victory. Instead, the organization ramped up its lobbying budget to convince Congress to fix something that ain't broke, and unfortunately it has found some sympathetic ears.
A healthy diet won't guarantee that you'll live forever, but it will certainly increase the odds that there will be many more bike rides in your future.
There are many contraptions that we could wear that would be useful for improving out lives. There are the ubiquitous fitness bands, but what else would be helpful?
I always teach my patients that their first line of defense against cavities -- or, as we call them, dental caries -- is prevention. But despite our best efforts, some of us -- myself included! -- have had to see a dentist to treat a cavity. Here are five things you never knew about cavities. Some of these might surprise you.
In some peaceful corners of the country, life moves at a slower pace.
Pope Francis speaks out faithfully and forcefully against poverty and has been called "the pope of the poor." But on his first visit to the United States there was demoralizing news about poverty, especially child poverty, in our nation -- the world's largest economy.
Any long-term behavioral change, including weight loss, is going to test our limits, challenge our beliefs, make us face our self-doubts, and be an amazing opportunity to live by our resilience and strength. Altering your mindset about this entire process will help you adjust expectations and be able to take setbacks in stride (or at least make them a little less toxic).
Here are four reasons my six-figure job led to my unhappy life, and a mindset change that will help you avoid making these same mistakes.
To see such passion and conviction in our world's new development agenda fills me with hope and renewed energy to do my part in making it happen.
Many consumers are angry, and have good reason to be upset, that the exact same drugs, often manufactured by U.S. companies, are considerably more expensive in our country than they are in other nations.
H20 is one of the most important parts of your diet. Here's a rundown of what it does for every part of you + why you need to drink enough each day.