Soccer Can Lower Blood Pressure

A study was just published showing how three months of soccer practice twice per week significantly reduced blood pressure, resting heart rate and percent body fat in inactive men with high blood pressure.  This experiment pointed out that playing a sport like soccer...
Lack of Sleep Leads to Weight Gain

Lack of Sleep Leads to Weight Gain

How do you feel when you lack sleep? I’m sure you’re tired but do you realize you’re hungry, as well. On the days that I feel hungrier than normal I have noticed I did not get enough sleep the night before. I feel like I’m eating all day for energy because I’m tired....
Reduce the Sodium and Lose Weight

Reduce the Sodium and Lose Weight

One of my personal training clients lost over 35 lbs last year following one simple rule: Don’t eat more than 1,500mg of sodium per day.  When you reduce the sodium in your diet to no more than 1,500mg a day it becomes real difficult to gain weight. All the processed...

Blueberry Juice Can Improve Memory

Blueberries are a rich source of antioxidants and phytochemicals that can improve memory. A study just appeared in the ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry showing the relationship between drinking blueberry juice and improved memory in older adults. The...

Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

It might seem like bad luck that you get sick right before Christmas or New Years. I see so many people just not feeling well around the holidays. I have friends and clients who just plan on being sick by the time New Years come around. When you really think about it,...
Exercise Can Prevent Aging

Exercise Can Prevent Aging

A study just determined that long-term physical activity has an anti-aging effect at the cellular level. The Journal of the American Heart Association just put into circulation the findings of a study  that was funded by the German Research Association & the...

FDA Expands Approval of H1N1 for Infants and children

FDA Expands Approval of H1N1 for Infants and Children As of November 12, 2009, the FDA approved the use of the CSL Limited’s 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine to include children ages 6 months and older. The vaccine was previously approved only for use in adults, ages 18...

Can Beet Juice Lower Blood Pressure?

Studies have shown that drinking two cups of beet juice per day can lower blood pressure. Other studies have shown that eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables can lower blood pressure due to the high amounts of antioxidants and potassium found in fruits and...
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