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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...

5 Steps to Lose Weight and Gain Health

5 Steps to Lose Weight and Gain Health

My number one priority with clients is always optimal health, not necessarily optimal weight. When this client and I initially met, we were in agreement that he had weight to lose, but also that we needed to lay a more solid foundation of eating whole foods,...

Does Your (RHR) = Healthy Heart?

Does Your (RHR) = Healthy Heart?

We aren’t all striving to be world-class endurance athletes…I know I’m not. Even so, resting heart rate, or RHR, is an extremely useful metric to track your overall health. Let’s take a brief second to define exactly what resting heart rate is, even though it is...

Top 10 Ways to Relieve Anxiety

Top 10 Ways to Relieve Anxiety

I hope this too doesn’t come off as offensive, but, just the term, “anxiety,” has become EXTREMELY popular over the last few years. Why is that? Is it just because we now finally have a label and a term for how we are feeling? Is it because we are finally comfortable...

SIT Your Way to Better Health

SIT Your Way to Better Health

Often when I am talking about recapturing health at speaking engagements, I mention the term acute stress. When I say “stress,” I’m not talking about being “stress-out.” That kind of stress would be termed “chronic stress,” and it is chronic stress that is the real...

The Most Important Thing You Did Today…

The Most Important Thing You Did Today…

Mighty Good Monday to YOU! Sleep. Yes, it is that important. Increasing the amount of quality sleep you get on a nightly basis is the single most beneficial thing you can do to positively impact your memory, focus, body weight, mood, energy, performance, and immune...

The Less Talked About Side of Immunity…

The Less Talked About Side of Immunity…

By now, you are somewhat familiar with the immune-boosting “heavy-hitters” like vitamin C and vitamin D. It seems that every other article I read these days is about how to enhance our body’s immune function, but few of them discuss the importance of trace minerals....

Top 3 Tips for COVID-19 Eating

Top 3 Tips for COVID-19 Eating

Mighty Good Monday to YOU! My name is Shawn Tolleson, former Major League baseball player and current owner and health advisor for Tolleson Health Advisors.  My purpose is to guide my clients to optimal health so that they can maximize their potiential to...