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A Lifestyle Regimen to Thrive By

A Lifestyle Regimen to Thrive By

Three primary factors direct the course of human existence in the 21st century. They are: Nutrition (including supplementation), Toxicity, and Physical activity. We must learn to healthfully manage life’s three dominant influences to enable our cells to use water and oxygen, control cellular aging, and promote ultimate wellness. In turn, each factor consists of 3 components that must be “Epigenetically” manipulated to attain optimal health. As you may have learned in part 2 of this 3-part series, through epigenetics, you…

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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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Tree Nuts for Health and Longevity

Tree Nuts for Health and Longevity

Keep whole, raw, unsalted tree nuts available throughout the day for energy and satiety. Scientific evidence touts the health benefits of tree nuts on cardiovascular and brain health. Nuts contain monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Both types of fats can improve your cholesterol levels and, more importantly, help to reduce inflammation. Consume between one and two ounces of tree nuts daily. Almonds and walnuts are great choices, but all nuts are beneficial. The caution on tree nuts is the method that…

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