October 2009

I am back from my latest visit with my preventive health/anti-aging doctor!  We went over my latest test results and did a ‘truncal body fat’ test (the one where they pinch fat with calipers!). Today I will talk about my testosterone.  Yes, you are all getting to know me very well! My Testosterone My testosterone [...]

Food Inc. provides plenty ‘food for thought’.  And that is an understatement.  It touches on the obesity epidemic and the soullessness of the mass-produced. Warning, this documentary is full of disturbing content but it is our current American reality.  This is a movie that is a must see for all who eat!  If you are [...]

Blood Sugar and Insulin

by You Be Healthy

In and of itself, glucose (sugar) is not a bad thing. In fact, it is necessary for providing energy to cells. But when we disrupt our body’s natural balance-by eating too much sugar or too many carbs, blood sugar levels can fall or rise too quickly and lead to serious conditions including Syndrome X, insulin [...]

My New Knee Brace is GREAT!

by You Be Healthy

I’ve been out kite surfing since Month 2 ‘post knee operation’ with the help of my new knee brace!  At Month 3, I ventured out to the mountain bike trails where my trusty brace passed its test with flying colors.  I have a Generation II brace for my other leg and used it after I [...]