Were I to die, my wrestling coach might attend my funeral, but nobody would mention high school sports – or High school at all. The conversation would be about the present. I’m quite blessed with a family that understands the value of mindfulness.Continue Reading
It’s been six months since my last epistle but I have now reached the point where I feel as if I have recovered enough to jump back into the world of dementia advocacy.Continue Reading
I have completed writing a biographical novel inspired by Dr. Mark Crooks, my long-time friend and fitness mentor, entitled: WARRIOR: The Life and Lessons of a Man Who Beat Cancer for 57 Years. Here’s a pre-publication book trailer: Mark Crooks, Ph.D., an exercise physiologist, sports psychologist, fitness pioneer and daredevil risked everything to survive five bouts of cancer spanning 57 years. This is the second of a two-part post, the first of which you can read by clicking here. The…Continue Reading
I’ve been writing about curcumin – the active ingredient in the Indian curry spice turmeric – for months. It’s been used medically for millennia in south Asia, and touted in overwhelming numbers of peer-reviewed studies demonstrating its ability to prevent and treat many illnesses and conditions.Continue Reading
Lately, I’ve been researching and writing about dietary supplements frequently. My research has convinced me that we’re wasting billions of dollars on vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements, since there is so little scientific evidence to support th…Continue Reading
I’ve been running across reports about the spice turmeric’s promise for dealing with a variety of ailments. When I saw the list of conditions the spice might help, I decided some research was in order. I already have cancer (prostate), Parkinson’s, and…Continue Reading
For decades, Americans have waged a kind of war against sugar… and successfully, too. Since the 1970s, sugar consumption is down about 40 percent.
So, mission accomplished, right?
Far from it. Enter the new culprit: high fructose corn syrup. Thi…Continue Reading
With the arrival of the year’s first weekend of “official” summertime, and as millions of us head toward the great outdoors for a little R&R, let’s take a closer look at new information about the connection between Parkinson’s and melanoma, the…Continue Reading