Hate Exercise? It May Be in Your Genes

Genes that control drive, pleasure and reward may contribute to propensity to exercise Genes, specifically those that modulate dopamine in the brain, may play a role in a person’s propensity to embra...

Microbes in Your Gut Influence Major Eye Disease

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the industrialized world, affecting over 10 million individuals in North America. A study lead by Dr. Przemysl...

What’s In My Gym Bag?

Whether you’re just getting into this fitness thing or you’ve been at it for years, I have a couple of tips to make this habit just a bit easier and more fun. Who are we kidding? I have a ton of tips...

Why Are You Avoiding the Doctor?

Most Americans want to stay healthy and prevent disease and illness. For many, this means getting regular check-ups and using their health plan benefits. For others, it seems that ignorance is bliss....

Top 3 Reasons Not to Waste Food

More than one-third of all food produced in the United States goes uneaten, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This waste contributes to problems ranging from hunger and malnutritio...

My Story of Healing

“The tongue has the power of life and death…” Proverbs 18:21 Words are powerful. Who knows why some words roll off our backs and others stick, doing damage so deep that only God can fix. My story sta...

7 Ways to Get Fit as a Family

Healthy eating habits and gym routines can be hard to keep up after the excitement of the holidays fizzle. For parents who juggle busy schedules, it can be particularly challenging to squeeze in the ...