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I am now home from a wonderful trip to Maui!  We went to Maui to kite surf as our main activity as the wave sailing there is just incredible.  We did many other things such as stand up paddle board surfing, surfing, and checked out all the great sites.  We stayed in Paia which is […]

Part of the ‘Nutrition Prescription’ by my anti-aging doctor is to increase the protein component in the mornings. I now add 30 grams of protein (whey ion-exchange) to my breakfast smoothie which I drink while taking my supplements.  If I’m out of whey, I substitute with a large egg white omelette.  I’ll also have a […]

I am back from my latest visit with my preventive health/anti-aging doctor!  We went over my latest test results and did a ‘truncal body fat’ test (the one where they pinch fat with calipers!). Today I will talk about my testosterone.  Yes, you are all getting to know me very well! 🙂 My Testosterone My […]

Blood Sugar and Insulin

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In and of itself, glucose (sugar) is not a bad thing. In fact, it is necessary for providing energy to cells. But when we disrupt our body’s natural balance-by eating too much sugar or too many carbs, blood sugar levels can fall or rise too quickly and lead to serious conditions including Syndrome X, insulin […]

Another great question/answer from Peter Mansbridge and Bob McDonald on CBC! If it is true that our skin organ replaces itself within about a 15-year period, why do I have birthmarks that have been on my skin since the beginning, or moles and pock marks or freckles and even scars from more than 15 years […]

I was watching Peter Mansbridge (CBC) speak with Bob McDonald the other night and they were answering some very interesting questions submitted by viewers.  I thought this was an interesting question/answer to post: Is it true that aspartame breaks down to formaldehyde and if so, what are the consequences of that in the human body? […]

I stopped by my favorite health food store this morning for one of their incredible smoothies.  As always, I left with more than a smoothie! Over a half hour later, I departed with more incredible natural health knowledge!  One of the remedies I learned about today is “Oil Pulling”.  The owner of the store has […]

I haven’t posted on my knee surgery rehab status in the last few weeks.  So here’s the latest update! My rehab is still accelerated by at least 1.5 months and I’m doing my various natural remedies, which I’ve written about in previous posts.  I am no longer going to physio as I was at the […]

Benefits of Probiotics

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Over the past 30 years, science has come to a better understanding of bacterial effects on the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract and immune systems. As a result, the use of probiotics has become more widely accepted and practiced than ever before. Short Video on the Benefits of Probiotics To your health, You Be Healthy

Resveratrol in a Nutshell

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You have probably seen the name “Resveratrol” floating around and may have wondered what in the world it is! I learned about resveratrol in ‘Breakthrough: The 8 Steps to Wellness‘.  Suzanne Somers interviewed incredible leading edge preventative health doctors, and they all spoke about the incredible benefits of resveratrol! I have been taking resveratrol ever […]