There is a reason spinach is considered a superfood. For those of us who grew up watching Popeye constantly chug spinach out of a can and then beat up bad guys, the idea that spinach is healthy has been burned into our memory since childhood. While Popeye may be one of the earliest examples ofContinue reading “Five Ways Eating Spinach Helps Your Body”
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How Important is it to Balance Strength Training and Cardio?
Life and fitness are all about balance. Most people that go to the gym fall into one of two categories. They either want to gain muscle, or lose weight. People who want to gain muscle tend to fear cardio because they don’t want to lose their gains. People who want to lose weight tend toContinue reading “How Important is it to Balance Strength Training and Cardio?”
Love It or Hate It? Health Benefits of Cilantro
Cilantro is a controversial, yet healthy vegetable. I have to be honest, I love cilantro. Most people in the world either love it or hate it, and there is actually scientific evidence that 14% of people have a genetic variant that makes cilantro taste like soap or dirt. Luckily, I don’t have that particular geneticContinue reading “Love It or Hate It? Health Benefits of Cilantro”
Is Onion Juice the Key to Healthy Hair?
Could onions be the answer to your hair care woes? Recently Cardi B made headlines for suggesting to her fans that onion water was the key to her healthy hair. This set the Internet aflame as people from all over the world began including onion juice into their hair care regimens. Onions are typically knownContinue reading “Is Onion Juice the Key to Healthy Hair?”
Your Guide to Sustainable Eating
We can eat healthier foods and help save the planet at the same time. I don’t know about you, but every time I take the trash out I am reminded of just how much food we Americans waste, as well as how much trash we produce. If you really sit down and think about it,Continue reading “Your Guide to Sustainable Eating”
The Healthiest Foods to Eat When You Have Covid-19
A nutritious diet can help speed up your recover from Covid-19. Covid-19 can take a huge toll on your overall health, and leave lasting side effects like shortness of breath, brain fog, fatigue, and loss of taste or smell. At this point I’m pretty sure almost everyone has had it at least once, and ifContinue reading “The Healthiest Foods to Eat When You Have Covid-19”
Six Vegetables That Pack a Serious Nutritional Punch
All vegetables are not created equal. It is a well accepted fact that vegetables are some of the healthiest types of food you can add to your diet. Vegetables are chock-full of antioxidants, nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. While they are an acquired taste for some, nowadays there are a million different ways to makeContinue reading “Six Vegetables That Pack a Serious Nutritional Punch”
Can A Plant Based Diet Increase Your Life Expectancy?
Eating more plants and plant-based proteins can add years to your life. When it comes to overall health, your diet is one of the most important factors in how healthy you are, and how long you live. Just like a car, if you put gas into it regularly, maintain oil changes, and don’t put sugarContinue reading “Can A Plant Based Diet Increase Your Life Expectancy?”
Six Potential Health Benefits of Ashwagandha
In terms of herbal supplements, should you give ashwagandha a try? As a surgeon, I obviously believe in the benefits of Western medicine. As a society we have made huge strides in treating diseases and illnesses, and we have our life expectancies to show for it. That being said, I also believe in the useContinue reading “Six Potential Health Benefits of Ashwagandha”
Five Mental Health Benefits of Running
Exercise is heavily tethered to mental health. Have you ever noticed that when you stick to a regular exercise regimen, your mental health improves? Taking care of the body and the mind go hand in hand. Your overall health is comprised of both physical and mental health, and you need both to be truly healthy.Continue reading “Five Mental Health Benefits of Running”