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Why You Can't Get Healthy Alone
The hardest part about getting healthy is, for a lot of people, knowing where to start. And the hardest part of knowing where to start is the fact that every time you look into some health tip, you find a countering opinion...
4 Things You Can Do Nutritionally RIGHT NOW to Improve Your Life
Very few people have ever decided that they are going to just throw up their hands, decide that whatever happens happens, and just choose to stay sick and broken down and headed for an early grave. But at the same time, the evidence is there...
The Power of Getting Quiet
Do you feel good? Right now, at this moment, do you feel good? As a cardiologist now halfway through my third decade of practice, I've noticed two things about the possible answers to that question...
Why You Should Eat Plants
Why should you eat plants? Seems like kind of a dumb question, right? Our moms all told us to eat our vegetables, so it's wired inside us to know that they are good for us. Just knowing, though, doesn't seem to be enough...
Why You Should Practice Present Moment Awareness
One of the hardest things to do in this day and age is slow down. Our phones constantly distract us, there are screens everywhere begging for our attention, and life doesn't exactly allow you to just hit the pause button...
Feeling it Out: The Power of the Elimination Diet
When most people hear the words "eliminate" and "diet" together, they think of deprivation. They think about giving up all the foods they currently eat. They picture a grey wasteland of bland foodstuffs and unfed cravings. But that's not at all how it works...
First Do No Harm: The One Things that Drives Me NUTS as a Doctor
Even after twenty-plus years as a practicing cardiologist, there is one thing that, above all else, drives me nuts. Before I get to that, though, let me make something very clear.
The 5 Supplements that You Should (Probably) be Taking Every Day
Given our culture's current and collectively terrible diet, supplements are often necessary. Here are some of the essentials.
How to Optimize Your Daily Routine for Optimum Health
How we think and feel about the world determines, in a very real way, how we live our lives. Adding powerful habits into your daily flow can have life-changing effects on all aspects of your health.
The End of Real Food: Hijacking the Word â€śDietâ€ť
When people say they're on a â€śdiet,â€ť what do they actually mean?
Chill: How to Relax
I don't have to tell you that as a country we are â€śstressed out.â€ť You hear it all the time. Whether we're worried about the political climate, aging, our jobs, all the uncertainties related to our families... the list is infinite.
How to Develop New Habits that Transform Your Life
Before you begin figuring out how to replace your bad habits with good ones, you need to understand that everything you do for your health has to be a step toward nutrition.
The Importance of Gradual Change
Just losing the weight doesn't mean you're healthy. Health is all about nutrifying your life. It's about making changes to your lifeâ€”literally choosing â€ślifeâ€ť over â€śdeathâ€ť each moment of your life.
Thank Your Regular Stars: Why You Need to Start a Gratitude Journal Today
Real change comes from slowly transforming your habits. The gratitude journal is the first healthy habit we work to instill. It's the first because it sets the tone for the rest. Here's how, and why, to do it!
The Health Care System is Broken: Here's How YOU Can Fix It.
Doctors are there to make sure we don't get sick, right?The answer is, unfortunately: NOPE.Maybe that was true at some point, but take a look around you. Take a good hard look at your own health journey. The system, without question, is broken. And broken badly.
The 5 Sneaky Signs of Metabolic Syndrome
You wouldn't know it from the way the job title is used these days, but the root word for "doctor" in Latin means "to teach." Maybe that's one of the big reasons our healthcare system is in disarray. Let's fix that.
6 Sweet Ways to Shake Off Sugar
Above and beyond being simply addictive, sugar is also one of the main things driving the obesity, autoimmune, and heart disease epidemics currently running roughshod through our culture. Let's kick it! Here's how:
The Secret Link Between Health & Community
Health doesn't happen in isolation. Health happens in community.
How to Develop a Habit of Health
The great thing about awareness is that once a bad habit is identifiedâ€”and we understand the why behind itâ€”we can change it, slowly, step by step.
Sit Stand Stroll: A Yoga Revolution
When you think about yoga, what comes to mind? For most people, it's images of young women with ponytails sitting on the floor twisting themselves into human pret...
Reinventing Wellness from the Ground Up
Let's say you're sick. Or overweight. Or just feel sluggish. Now, let's say you want to get better. Great! So what do you do?...
3 Steps to Finding Your Ideal Diet
Our culture has hijacked the definition of the word â€śdiet.â€ť It used to mean â€śwhat we eat over the course of our life.â€ť But these days...
Top 10 Grounding Techniques
In a previous post, I talked about how important it is for your health, no matter what state your well-being is in these days, to start from...
5 Easy Nutritional Hacks to Revolutionize Your Life
What do all of the following (totally real, you can google it) "fad" diets have in common...
4 Simple Steps to Cultivate Awareness
Health doesn't happen in a vacuum. It also doesn't happen just by yourself. You need community, because community breeds...