A young woman living in Manhattan named Kelly Rissman said all of her limbs went tingly and numb due to having a vitamin B12 deficiency
Think about it. Our daily lives are practically “designed” to sit the majority of the day. Working, scrolling social media, watching television, playing video games, eating, driving and reading are all activities that often involve prolonged periods of sitting.
A 54-year-old neurologist by the name of Valter Longo said that he plans to live to 120 by following what he calls the longevity diet. Normally, I would gloss over such claims, however, check out this man’s accolades! Dr. Vongo is also author of the The Longevity Diet (a book published in 2016).
On a recent trip to my local farmers market, I came across an interesting looking piece of produce. It was a vibrant purple color, about the size of an orange and had lush leaves sprouting from the top. If a beet had a baby with a cabbage, to me this is what this plant would have been.
Fall is the perfect time to eat root vegetables such as carrots, beets and potatoes. They are earthy, hearty and great for making soups. Another root veggie I plan on adding into the rotation is the parsnip.
What and how we eat is very complex. Some people practice intermittent fasting. And, of course, some identify as vegan, vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian (excludes all animal foods except eggs), pescatarian and omnivore (eats both plant and animal foods). There is even a flexitarian diet, which is essentially a person who eats plant-based the majority of the time but occasionally eats animal foods.
Making breakfast your biggest meal is usually referred to as front-loading your calories. And although I agree that breakfast is an important meal, I don’t really like the idea of consuming the majority of my calories at breakfast.
I think it’s fun to learn about the eating habits of former presidents of the United States. For me, it adds some levity to my day with the daily non-stop news cycle. Some of their habits may come as a surprise to you or even make you giggle a bit.
I’m sure Nick Mitchell, who is a celebrity personal trainer, ruffled a lot of feathers when he made a public statement saying that letting your child be obese is pretty much a form of child abuse. He even said that it’s no different than letting your child smoke or use drugs, according to one report.
Growing old is a privilege denied to many. And even for those who grow old, many may not age healthfully. According to Chuck Norris, the key to the future in an aging society is not found in increasing just our life span; we need to increase our health span at the same time. The best years may be ahead of you, especially if you are proactive about your health and wellness.
Very rarely can depression and mental health disorders be fought with a singular approach. Vitamin D supplements or antidepressants are just potential tools in the tool box
For many, Labor Day weekend is a booze-filled holiday, however, in my pursuit of a new mocktail I came across a drink I think might entice you to walk past the beer cooler or sangria punch bowl. Strawberry acai lemonade.
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