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
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
We welcome our guest blogger, Sandi Thompson, a nutritional therapy practitioner and certified wellness coach who is here today sharing her tips about how to lose weight:There was an article in the Los Angeles Times about the grim data on U.S. obesity….Continue Reading
Life expectancy has dropped by one month according to the latest analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s not a significant change, researchers said, but it does represent a reversal after years of increasing longevity. Meanwhile, mortality rates dropped significantly for five of the 15 leading causes of death, including accidents (3.5 […]Continue Reading