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Sleep Easy at Night!

August 12th, 2008

Raise your hand if getting a good night\’s sleep is becoming mission impossible. Yep, just as I thought. Your insomnia could be happening for a wide variety of reasons— from stress and anxiety to menopause and medical conditions. Bet you didn\’t know that insomnia is the most commonly reported sleep disorder and that it affects 30 percent of adults, most of whom are women and the elderly. But wait! Help is on the way. A recent research abstract authored by Brazilian scientist Giselle Passos, is one of the first studies to show that people who suffer from insomnia and who engage... Read More

Strong to the Bone

June 20th, 2008

I will never forget former Texas Governor Anne Richardson telling Larry King why she decided to finally start working out after years of self-neglect. With sadness in her voice, she recounted how she\’d watched her mom literally break up in painful pieces from her osteoporosis. Hunched over with collapsing vertebrae, her mom eventually died from the consequences of this inexorable bone thinning. Richardson took this whole experience as a wakeup call. She saw in her mom her own destiny. So, she cleaned up her diet, stopped alcohol consumption, and concentrated on calcium-rich foods. Every... Read More