Category Archives: prevention
Longevity: what about the consequences?
Some scientists call aging a disease. And they want to eradicate it. So, when we achieve this, people will live much longer lives. And they will be healthy. When we talk about health, disease prevention, what we want is to live a healthy life. But we also want to live our final days healthy. InContinue reading “Longevity: what about the consequences?”
What do YOU want to learn about?
Hello there. Besides loving health, behavior change, learning about the microbiome, how we (people in this planet) can eat better in order to prevent disease, I’m also a teacher. I teach digital marketing, as well as yoga. aooouuhhhmmmm 😉 And I do love teaching. Be it something that’s really easy for me, or something thatContinue reading “What do YOU want to learn about?”
The FDA issues new guidelines on what foods can be labeled ‘healthy’
The Food and Drug Administration announced new rules for nutrition labels that can go on the front of food packages to indicate that they are “healthy.” Now, manufacturers can only label their products “healthy” if they contain a meaningful amount of food from at least one of the food groups or subgroups (such as fruit,Continue reading “The FDA issues new guidelines on what foods can be labeled ‘healthy’”
How will health change after COVID-19?
Peter Diamantis shares my vision! First, let me be clear that what we have today is *sick-care.* That is, the system (attempts to) take care of us after we get sick, treating symptoms, not preventing root causes. But what if all your health parameters—blood chemistries, body temperature, heart rate (HR), HR variability, respiratory sounds, walking cadence, even your stool andContinue reading “How will health change after COVID-19?”
9 ways that stress messes with your body — and what you can do about it
Stress is not inherently evil or bad for you. It’s a biological response designed to help us successfully escape threats. In an ideal world, your body responds to stress then returns to its normal state. But in a less-than-ideal world (say, a world where work emails keep your phone buzzing til 10 p.m.), stress canContinue reading “9 ways that stress messes with your body — and what you can do about it”