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Month: January 2017

Protein and Stroke Risk Reduction

Protein and Stroke Risk Reduction

A relationship has been established between protein in the diet and the risk of stroke. Stroke occurs in around 795,000 Americans every year and causes approximately 137,000 deaths. New research published in the June 11, 2014, online issue of Neurology suggests a diet higher in protein may reduce stroke risk. The importance and significance of protein in the human diet, such as that provided by Organic Super Protein, has always been underestimated. Recent findings touting protein’s role in weight loss and…

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An Apple a Day Really Does Keep the Doctor Away

An Apple a Day Really Does Keep the Doctor Away

Researchers in the United Kingdom (UK) conclude that the 150 year old public health message: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is rooted in science. The study performed at the BHF Health Promotion Research Group at Oxford University modeled the effect of an apple a day on vascular mortality. The model covered the entire UK population aged 50 years and over. Causes of vascular mortality are cerebrovascular disease, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, and abdominal aortic aneurysm. An…

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Greetings, the road to “Healthy Dynamic Living starts here!

Greetings, the road to “Healthy Dynamic Living starts here!

Welcome to my blog, “Healthy Dynamic Living Community.” My book, “Healthy Dynamic Living: Utilizing Lifestyle Lessons from Your Ancestors to Promote Healthy Aging and Ultimate Wellness,” and this blog, form the core of my Public Health styled wellness initiative. The blog is designed for anybody interested in healthy aging and ultimate wellness.  Join the HDL community where questions are asked, advice is given, and successes are shared. My vision is for the HDL interactive Blog to become an information packed support…

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Three diets, one eating plan

Three diets, one eating plan

The word “Paleo” is short for Paleolithic, which refers to an era ending at least 10,000 years ago. It was a time period characterized by nomadic hunter/gatherer clans who lived before the advent of agriculture. The bulk of calories in their diet came from healthy fats, fish, and animals, whereas the physical bulk came from plants. Medical anthropologists consider them the healthiest humans to have ever inhabited the earth. They were healthy, despite short life expectancies that resulted from infectious…

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Don’t be a New Year’s Resolutionary

Don’t be a New Year’s Resolutionary

The new year is upon us. We get a chance every 365 days to make a few resolutions and get a fresh start. Being a trainer and wellness consultant I’ve had the opportunity to witness this phenomenon first hand for 34 years. My established clients and I used to dread the first two weeks of January. We knew that the gym would be full of new or newly returned members, wandering aimlessly hoping to happen upon a machine or a…

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