9 Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

What Is Your Body Trying To Tell You? 9 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore 1. You’re drinking too much diet soda Signal: headaches 2. You’ve got candida overgrowth… Signal: Itchy ears, throat or mucus membranes 3. You’re dehydrated… Signal: Chapped lips 4. You’re not getting enough fiber… Signal: Constipation 5. You have a B-vitamin deficiency… Signal:…

Obesity Costs, Risks and Detriments

It seems once or twice a year we get a report that being overweight or obese is “better for you” than being at a healthy weight. Or at the very least – it’s no worse than being at a healthy weight. In this post I will update from time to time research I run across…

Fructose Hijacks Brain – Drives Cravings

A new, preliminary imaging study that compares the effects of fructose and glucose on the brain has found differences that may explain why diets high in fructose may be behind the obesity epidemic. Upon examining brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of adult volunteers, study authors from the Yale University School of Medicine found ingestion…

Crying That Heals

Did you know humans are the only animals that cry emotional tears? Other animals have tear ducts but no other animal cries emotional tears. “Other animals whimper in distress, but humans are believed to be the only species wired so that strong emotions provoke the shedding of tears. (4)” Benedict Carey, a reporter for the…

Testosterone Documentary and Low-T Quiz

The primary hormone that makes a man a man? Testosterone Can testosterone influence everyday decisions? How about fidelity? Negotiation ability? Competitive drive? Overall health? Joint pain? Muscle maintenance? Depression? Memory? Energy? The answer is YES to all. This is an excellent documentary from National Geographic on the many varied roles of testosterone. If you’re a…