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Top 5 Supplements

Top 5 Supplements

WHERE DO YOU STAND IN THE SUPPLEMENT DEBATE? “Supplements are great! They allow me to get the nutrients my body needs while I get to eat French fries and donuts!”“Supplements are not natural, therefore I will not use them”“Supplements can pay a key role in helping you...

What Color is Your Fat?

What Color is Your Fat?

Belly fat. It seems like the toughest to get rid of, right? I am working with a client who has made remarkable progress in the past 6 months. He is now at his ideal weight and he virtually has no fat on his entire body, except for the stubborn midsection. We are now...

Are Environmental Toxins Holding You Back?

Are Environmental Toxins Holding You Back?

You’re not going to completely eliminate environmental toxins in your life. It’s just a part of the world we live in. Some toxins have been found to be cancer causing, others disrupt the endocrine system, and all of them work by disrupting our ever-so-sensitive...

Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Mouth

Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Mouth

“What do you know about teeth, Shawn?”  Touché.  Feel free to take anything I say here with a grain of salt.  My resume for qualifications on mouth hygiene are the following: I almost applied to dental school before I was selected in the MLB draft.My...

Recovering From Vacation

Recovering From Vacation

We had the best time! The photo above is me swimming in Dream Lake up high in Rocky Mountain National Park. It was cold and I loved it! I could go on about the benefits of cold-immersion therapy, but that’s not the purpose for this post. Full disclosure time: I...

10-3-2-1-0: Sleep and Productivity

10-3-2-1-0: Sleep and Productivity

This isn’t the first time I have written on the importance of sleep.  If you have seen my other posts, you have probably read some of my sleep hygiene recommendations.  I do my best to simplify things, but I will admit, even my simplest recommendations...

The Antioxidant You Need and Already Have

The Antioxidant You Need and Already Have

IT’S CALLED GLUTATHIONE Never heard of it? Soon enough, everyone and their grandma will know what glutathione is. This antioxidant is produced by your body for the primary function of fighting oxidative stress. What exactly is oxidative stress? Great question!...

The New Trend in HEALTH-care

The New Trend in HEALTH-care

We are in unprecedented times.  COVID-19 has affected the way so many businesses operate, even in the medical field.  Hospitals and doctor’s offices all over the country are struggling to keep their doors open.  Over half of primary care offices have...

“Warrior” or “Worrier”, Which Are You?

“Warrior” or “Worrier”, Which Are You?

Do you seek thrills, thrive under pressure, and perform well under a deadline? Or is your mind sharpest in low-pressure, quiet environments? Genetics determines the speed in which we metabolize dopamine and dictates which circumstances and environments we are better...

COFFEE: the Good, the Bad, and the Genetics

COFFEE: the Good, the Bad, and the Genetics

Coffee consumption, and caffeine consumption in general, has different affects on different people. We will explore a few of these affects and exactly what is contributing to the differences between individuals. Speed of Caffeine Metabolism Caffeine has a half-life of...