Beating the Widomaker

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death,...

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Raise Your Glass To Resveratrol

In my last blog on caloric restriction and longevity, I mentioned a supplement that produces similar effects in the body without the pain of following a low-calorie diet. That supplement is Resveratrol.  As I covered in last month’s blog, research has shown that caloric restriction or intermittent fasting can have...

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Silent but Deadly

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US, comprising 36% of all deaths annually and costs the medical system a staggering 475 billion dollars annually. Heart disease and stroke are the main diseases that make up this number. The causes of  these lethal disease are many,...

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The Season is Upon Us!

The flu season is officially in full swing! A quick check of the CDC website reveals that confirmed cases of the influenza virus have been steadily rising since the beginning of the year and may have peaked last week if we are lucky. All three strains: A, B, and...

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