Skin Cancer: Screening, Treating & Preventing

Skin cancer has been on the rise since the early 1990s. It is thought the increase in skin cancer is due to increased exposure to the sun and depletion of the ozone layer. One out of 6 Americans will develop skin cancer at some point. Skin cancer accounts for 33% of all cancers in the United States. Most skin cancers … Read More

Common Running Injuries

It is common for runners to overdo it. Each year, up to 70% of runners develop injuries. They most often occur because of a training error. You may run too far, too fast, or too soon after an injury. As a runner, it is important to take care of your body. There are things you can do to help prevent … Read More

All About Healthy Sleep

How many times have you heard “I didn’t sleep last night, I had too much stuff to do.” OR “I try to sleep around 10, but then I wake up around 1 in the morning thinking about ALL the stuff I have to do” The demands placed on the average American nowadays are so high that sleep is no longer … Read More

Colon Cancer Screening: What you should know

What is colon cancer? The colon, also called the large intestine, is a long tube that carries digested food from the small intestine to the anus. Colon cancer is an abnormal growth that can begin anywhere in the colon. It can spread to other parts of the body and lead to death. Colon cancer is common in both men and … Read More

Intermittent Fasting

Recently, I started to practice intermittent fasting after reading the book “The Obesity Code” by Dr Jason Fung. I learned intermittent fasting (IF) is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. People are using it to lose weight, improve health and simplify their healthy lifestyle. Many studies show that it can have powerful effects on your … Read More

How do I go gluten free?

Eating a gluten-free, clean, fresh, and healthy diet will go a long way in helping you boost your metabolism, lose weight, get lean, and put you on the path to the healthiest you have ever been. But it only works if you follow some key strategies: 1. Stop using the word “diet” The “D” word “diet” only equates to short-term … Read More