Hydration and sports drinks has been big business, but when did sports drinks become better at hydration than water? British Medical Journal, investigated the medical specialty of hydration. They found a lack of conclusive evidence and suggested there may corporate backing involved. Gatorade claimed to be able to prevent dehydration and muscle cramps. Pepsi Co bought Gatorade … [Read more...] about Am I Dehydrated?
Diet & Fitness
Your involvement in your health is so important in this country because every day you’re receiving subliminal signals that say: Everyone my age is taking prescription drugs; everyone my age is overweight; and everyone must wait around for the doctor to find something wrong. That’s not true! In many parts of the world, people don’t accept lethargy and ailments as a part of … [Read more...] about Dr. Mindell’s Tips for Exercise and Prostate Health
A good diet is an essential part of your healthy lifestyle – and I mean good and tasty, too. It may sound a little bit ridiculous, but most Americans really don’t understand what a good diet is. And that may be part of the reason we’re so susceptible to food fads and diet crazes. Here’s just one example that I call the Protein Myth. For decades, Americans have been told they … [Read more...] about Explore How to Eat Well
A traditional western practice that has become a popular form of exercise in America, yoga is designed to enhance awareness, create a mind-body-spiritual balance, and cleanse, heal and strengthen the body. The most obvious benefits relate to stress reduction, flexibility and relaxation, but as more studies are conducted, there is evidence of other tangible health benefits. … [Read more...] about The Many Health Benefits of Yoga
Tai Chi (pronounced tie-chee) is a physical and mental technique that integrates body, mind and spirit, and has been practiced for centuries in China. It began as a martial art, but these days it is most frequently practiced for its health benefits and meditative properties. What exactly is Tai Chi? What are some of its health benefits? And where can you get started with it? … [Read more...] about Tai Chi: A Great Mind-Body Workout