Push It To The Limits

Sometimes we must deal with and allow burning and aching to take place. I know dealing with pain is extremely uncomfortable, but also necessary in order to achieve desired results / outcomes. And I am NOT only speaking in terms of the pain you endure to accomplish physical fitness, but the aches and pains that stretchRead More

Should I take Tamiflu?

It’s been a nasty flu season and it’s still getting worse. At least 37 children have died and adults ages 50-64 are being hospitalized in much greater numbers than in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There’s been a recent scramble for flu shots, but it takes two weeks for theRead More

Dangerous desserts

“Another day, another ‘clean eating’ instagramer posting images of toxic flowers on food,” Wong tweeted. “It may not contain dairy or gluten *gasp* but it does contain the toxic plant alkaloid, lycorine. Symptoms: Itching, swelling, (and in quantity) nausea, vomiting & convulsions.” Thephoto accompanying Wong’s post was originally posted by Marie Reginato, a San Francisco-based cookbook author and vegan chefRead More

Your Body When You Lose Weight

The goal of a diet is to lose fat, not water. But the truth is that, no matter what kind of regime you put yourself on, if you start losing weight, you’re going to lose some water weight too. In fact, this is normally what causes the sudden drop in weight that many of us experience at the beginningRead More