health

Fasted Parent: What Do You Do When Your Child Wants to Fast Like You?

Several months ago, my seven year old daughter declared that she was going to…


How to Be Your Own Weight Loss Guide

It was mid-2016,  I had had enough. I was finishing out a very stressful…


Black Bear Cub Asleep in Tree.

Sleep: The Goldilocks of Cardiology

How sleep duration raises the risk of heart attack Sleep. That time that…


Female athlete gripping barbell in gym.

Out of Shape: Why We Lose Our Fitness

Why do we lose our fitness when we stop exercising? It’s a deceptively simple…


Vaping

What’s the Deal with Electronic Cigarettes?

As I rode up a chairlift this past winter, a cloud of grape-scented vapor…


Weight lifting

#GirlsWithMuscles - Why Women Shouldn't Be Afraid to Lift Weights

For my first LIFE Apps blog post, I wanted to address something that I am very…


Mindful eating.

A Mindful Eating Exercise for a Healthy Body

We recently wrote about a new model of obesity focused less on calories and…


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Stop Counting Calories. A New Model of Obesity and How to Lose Weight.

Most of us have struggled with our weight at some point in our lives. We think…


How to Break Your Fast... with Meatballs!

This is the first of a series of blog posts that will provide recipes for you…


A Radical Way to Lose Weight: Eat These Plants

It’s time to feel great about yourself  First things first. What is a…