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Glyphosate, a widely used herbicide in modern agriculture, has become a pervasive contaminant in our food supply. Originally hailed as a revolutionary solution for controlling weeds, this chemical is now raising serious health concerns. Studies have linked glyphosate exposure to a range of health issues, including cancer, hormone disruption, and gut microbiome imbalance. Despite these […]

Sugar is often seen as a harmless treat for children, a reward for good behavior, or a staple in their daily diet. However, the dangers of excessive sugar consumption extend far beyond tooth decay and temporary hyperactivity…from impairing cognitive function to contributing to obesity and chronic diseases, the impact of sugar on children’s health is […]

Did you know that according to the American Heart Association the average American consumes approximately 60 pounds of added sugar annually. This equates to about 17 teaspoons of added sugar per day, which is 2 to 3 times the recommended amount for men and women respectively. To make the matters worse, the Department of Agriculture […]

Many everyday food products have been found to contain microplastics, often due to environmental contamination or food processing and packaging. Here are some common items that likely contain microplastics: Drinking water: Bottled water has been shown to contain high levels of microplastics. Tap water also contains microplastics, though generally at lower levels than bottled water. […]

Did you know that the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) estimated that approximately 8 million tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans each year. The amount of plastic in the ocean is expected to double in the next 15 years, and by 2050, it could outweigh all the fish in the sea by weight. And […]

Did you know that today’s grocery store food would be completely unfamiliar to shoppers from the 1930s? Due to  significant technological and cultural changes plus the rise of packaged food companies, many health professionals believe we are poisoning ourselves as we watch cancer rates, diabetes rate and heart disease rise exponentially. Here are some insights […]

Based on the search results provided, there is evidence to suggest that Coca-Cola and other soda companies have engaged in practices that could be seen as attempting to influence health organizations and potentially keep them silent on certain issues related to diet and fitness. Here’s a summary of the key points: Extensive sponsorships: Coca-Cola and PepsiCo […]

Ozempic, Mounjaro and WeGovy are groundbreaking medications for managing type 2 diabetes that have generated significant excitement in the medical community and those who want to lose weight through diet and fitness. Healthcare professionals and researchers have praised it for its effectiveness in controlling blood sugar levels and aiding in weight loss. However, like any medication, […]

Plant-based milks have surged in popularity among those following diet and fitness trends. Several factors fuel this rise, including the increasing number of people adopting vegan and vegetarian diets, concerns about lactose intolerance, and growing awareness of the environmental impact of dairy farming. Popular plant-based alternatives to dairy milk include some of the most popular […]

Oats are scientifically known as Avena sativa….a type of cereal grain primarily grown for their edible seeds, which are commonly consumed by humans and used as livestock feed. Although, there are numerous benefits to eating oats that outweigh the potential downsides, it is important to practice portion control for a healthy diet and fitness routine. Let’s look at the 5 main benefits of eating […]

Traditionally, white bread in the USA is made through a process that includes mixing, fermentation, proofing, baking, cooling, slicing, and packaging. The basic ingredients used in this process are wheat flour (enriched with vitamins and minerals like niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, and folic acid), water, yeast, salt, sugar and fat (such as butter, vegetable […]

Hey! What tastes better than cheese? Cheese  is the most popular staple in the USA and is seen on the tables of households across the nation.  It is a popular choice for many following a diet and fitness routine because it is a good source of protein and calcium. It has earned its place in […]

Hormonal imbalances, including estrogen dominance, whereby estrogen levels are high relative to progesterone, are very  common in today’s society. In fact, millions of women in the USA experience symptoms that are related to estrogen dominance. This estrogen dominance is a bigger problem in the United States as compared to other countries due to lifestyle factors, […]

It may be surprising to hear that the first food pyramid was set up in Sweden  in the 1970s. The Swedish government set up a special committee to evaluate how they could create nutritionally balanced meals at a reasonable cost. The USDA adapted and adopted the Food Pyramid guide in 1992 whereby the pyramid had […]

Sports drinks have become very popular with athletes and fitness enthusiasts who consider diet and fitness as a whole for immediate hydration and a boost in performance. Unfortunately beneath their tantalizing colors and exciting flavors is a list of ingredients that could pose serious health risks. Manufactures market these sports drinks as important for helping to […]

YEP! That is correct! Based on testing conducted by Moms Across America (MAA),  100%  of all the fast food chains tested had glyphosate residues. ( the active ingredient in Round-Up) Included in the testing were all of the top twenty fast food brands. The brand with the highest Glyphosate count was Panera whole grain bagel […]

The Italian  Secret To Weight Control and Longevity I have travelled myself to Rome, Milan, Portofino, Venice, Florence, Taormina and Lucca…in fact, I have been to Italy at least 10 times- and one thing that amazes me is this – ” How can I eat so much pasta and pizza and always come back home […]

Health professionals and consumers interested in diet and fitness are cutting back on bottled water after reports confirm that 1 liter of water  contains up to  1 million pieces of plastic.   A new study that used advanced laser technology found that bottled water contains massive amounts of tiny plastic particles, both microplastics and nanoplastics […]

Chick-fil-A is without a doubt one of the most successful fast food franchises in America. It is no secret that their chicken is absolutely to die for. That is why, today, I write this blog with a very heavy heart. During my long trips up to Canada from Florida, I would drive off the highway […]

Cholesterol-lowering drugs, especially statins, are the go to prescription for most doctors to reduce LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels thus lowering the risk of heart attack and stroke. It is important to pay attention to any of the medications as they have potential side effects that may impact health and energy levels. In this article, we […]

May 31, 2024

We are told that infant formula is a substitute for breast milk and provides essential nutrients needed for a baby’s growth and development. The composition of infant formula is also regulated and meets an infant’s nutritional needs, like nutrient-dense foods. Yet, is that really true? Upon further analysis,. it seems that food manufacturers and distributors […]

May 30, 2024

According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, it is estimated that Americans eat about 20 billion hot dogs each year. This unbelievable statistic number means that  70 hot dogs per person are consumer annually. Hot dogs are a staple in America at various sporting events like football, baseball, basketball, soccer and hockey. They […]

The chicken industry is a major industry and important for the global agricultural economy.  That is why  intensive farming practices are the norm in order to  maximize productivity and profitability. At the same time, consumers are becoming more health conscious and are demanding chicken that aligns with a natural care and healthy food for your […]

Infant formula was initially designed because some mothers may face difficulties with breastfeeding, such as low milk supply, latch issues, or medical conditions. Baby food manufacturers claim that infant formula is  a substitute for breast milk that  provides essential nutrients needed for a baby’s growth and development. They also claim that it is regulated to […]

As many of us continue to deal with the long-term effects of COVID-19, a significant number of people are reporting persistent brain fog or cognitive impairment. This condition affects concentration, memory, and overall cognitive function It may last several weeks or months. Researchers are investigating numerous approaches to managing and treating COVID brain fog, including […]

May 12, 2024

If you’re a woman, visits to the physician for your annual exam requires going beyond checking of weight and cholesterol screening as you age. The longer you live, the more susceptible you become to conditions and diseases that might have been prevented—or perhaps treated to improve the quality of life—if only common health screenings had […]

May 12, 2024

If it wasn’t such a serious matter, it would be easier to sigh and shrug your shoulders in a “guys will be guys” kind of way. Let’s face it; us men are known for delaying trips to the doctor or taking care of health issues. Even in this evolved day and age, maybe there are […]

Fasting has gained significant popularity for its potential health benefits, including weight management, improved metabolic health, and enhanced mental clarity. Fasting, the act of abstaining from food for a period, has been a part of human practices for centuries. Various cultures around the world have utilized fasting in religious rituals and traditional healing methods. In […]

May 8, 2024

Telehealth or telemedicine  has transformed healthcare in recent years and  made it more accessible and affordable than ever before, including those seeking natural care and healthy lifestyle approaches. This innovative approach allows patients to receive medical care remotely, utilizing digital communication tools such as video calls, phone consultations, and messaging platforms. The benefits are clear. […]

Have you ever considered how many cows end up in just one burger? It’s not a pretty picture. McDonald’s sources its hamburger meat primarily from ranchers in the United States, as well as from international suppliers in countries like New Zealand, Australia, and Canada. Mixing them all together can spread bacteria, and the handling practices […]

In our quest for a healthier life, we often read food labels, shop for organic produce, and opt for whole grains or sourdough than than processed or GMO options. However, hiding in our kitchens are seemingly harmless so- called healthy oils that can set our health on a downward spiral ie.  seed oils, trans fats, […]

May 7, 2024

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) releases an annual list called the “Dirty Dozen,” every year that identifies twelve fruits and vegetables that are most contaminated with pesticides. The list is based on data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture  (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Here are the biggest reasons these fruits and […]

Weight loss medications like Ozempic have gained huge popularity for their amazing ability to help individuals to lose weight However, as you probably already know, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Ozempic can also come with unexpected side effects.  One of those side effects that users have reported is  known as “Ozempic Face.” […]

February 7, 2024

In the quest for natural weight loss solutions, berberine has emerged as a frontrunner, captivating the attention of health enthusiasts worldwide. This compound, derived from various plants used in traditional medicine, is often lauded for its ability to facilitate weight loss and manage blood sugar levels. With an increasing number of individuals seeking alternatives to […]

February 1, 2024

A morning routine is more than just the start of your day; it’s the foundation of a successful Fat Burning/fat loss journey. Embracing a routine that incorporates hydration, nutrition, exercise, mindfulness, and adequate sleep can profoundly impact your weight loss efforts. This holistic approach ensures that every morning, you’re not just waking up; you’re setting […]

January 25, 2024

In the ever-expanding world of cannabinoids, CBN (Cannabinol) emerges as a lesser-known yet intriguing compound derived from the cannabis plant. Unlike its famous counterparts, THC and CBD, CBN has quietly garnered attention for a specific attribute: its potential to promote deeper and longer sleep. With a growing interest in natural sleep aids, CBN is increasingly […]

January 24, 2024

Overeating is a complex and multifaceted behavior, often misunderstood and oversimplified. It’s a confluence of various emotional, psychological, and environmental factors, each playing a significant role in influencing eating habits. Recognizing that overeating extends beyond mere physical hunger to encompass a range of underlying causes is crucial. This blog aims to shed light on these […]

January 24, 2024

In the realm of weight loss solutions, semaglutide medications such as Ozempic and Wegovy have risen to prominence, heralded for their effectiveness in combating obesity. However, with increasing popularity comes a worrying trend. Recent data indicates a surge in reported overdoses of these medications, a development that has raised alarms within the medical community. Between […]

January 22, 2024

In the healthcare world, a pressing issue is emerging: a significant shortage of GLP-1 medications, including widely known drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy. Originally designed for diabetes management and weight loss, these medications have become victims of their own success, with demand skyrocketing far beyond anticipated levels. This surge in demand, coupled with the complex […]

January 18, 2024

In the ever-evolving battle against obesity, GLP-1 treatments have emerged as a beacon of hope for those seeking weight loss solutions. These treatments, renowned for their effectiveness in reducing body weight, have gained popularity rapidly. However, beneath the surface of their apparent success lies a less discussed reality. This blog aims to shed light on […]

In the world of weight loss, one factor that often flies under the radar is taste perception. It’s a powerful influencer, deeply interwoven into our eating habits and dietary choices. This sensory experience extends beyond mere enjoyment – it plays a critical role in how we approach food, impacting both psychological and physiological responses. In […]

January 17, 2024

In the realm of health and wellness, hemp-based products have seen a meteoric rise in popularity, emerging as natural solutions for a range of modern ailments. This surge in interest has brought to light two distinct types of hemp: the traditional Himalayan hemp plants and the modern, modified hemp varieties cultivated in the United States. […]

January 11, 2024

In the journey towards effective weight management, sleep is a crucial factor that often doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Check out Exciting Sleep-Weight Connection between managing your weight and getting a good night’s sleep. While diet and exercise are typically at the forefront of weight loss strategies, the role of sleep is equally vital. […]

January 11, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of weight loss solutions, GLP-1s (Glucagon-like peptide-1s) have emerged as a prominent contender. Gaining traction for their promising results in weight management, these medications were originally conceptualized for diabetes treatment. Now, they have crossed over into the weight loss realm, drawing attention for their effectiveness in curbing appetite and regulating blood […]

January 8, 2024

When it comes to weight loss, the power of sports goes beyond mere calorie burning; it’s about finding activities that resonate with our age, physical capabilities, and lifestyle. The ideal sport for a teenager may not suit a senior, just as the perfect activity for someone in their thirties might differ from that of someone […]

January 4, 2024

The power of music to transform our exercise experience is both profound and often underappreciated. As you lace up your sneakers and prepare for a workout, the tunes you select can do more than just entertain you. They can significantly enhance your workout performance and enjoyment. Various music genres carry with them a unique blend […]

January 3, 2024

In the complex puzzle of weight loss, your genetic makeup plays a more significant role than you might realize. Gone are the days of one-size-fits-all diet plans and exercise regimens. With the advent of genetic testing and personalized medicine, we now understand that the secret to effective weight management may lie deep within our DNA. […]

Every year as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, millions of people around the world are filled with a renewed sense of hope and determination. This is the year, they tell themselves, they will finally achieve their weight loss goals. New Year’s resolutions become a beacon of hope for a healthier, happier self. Yet, […]

December 29, 2023

In the vast expanse of the night sky, the moon’s rhythmic dance through its phases has captivated human imagination for millennia. Beyond its luminous beauty and cultural significance, there lies an intriguing question: could these celestial patterns, particularly lunar cycles, subtly influence our behavior, including aspects as personal as our diet and weight loss efforts? […]

In the vibrant world of culinary delights, spices do more than just enhance flavor – they might be your unexpected allies in the journey of weight loss. Often tucked away in our kitchen cabinets, these potent little wonders are not just about adding a kick to our meals; they carry within them the potential to […]

December 28, 2023

In the quest for a healthier lifestyle and effective weight loss, we often focus on diet and exercise, the two pillars that dominate most fitness discussions. However, there’s a third, critical component that frequently escapes our attention – sleep. While we close our eyes each night, our body embarks on a complex journey of restoration […]

In the intricate world of human physiology, the endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays a crucial yet often underappreciated role. Central to this system are the cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2, which are integral to how our bodies maintain balance and react to various stimuli. These receptors are not just biological curiosities; they are gatekeepers to a […]

December 21, 2023

Welcome to an enlightening exploration of a lesser-known yet pivotal player in our health: the endocannabinoid system (ECS). This intricate network within our bodies might be famous for its links to cannabis, but its role extends far beyond. Today, we’re diving into how the ECS crucially impacts metabolic syndrome – a term you might have […]

December 20, 2023

Welcome to a journey through one of the most fascinating and least understood systems in our bodies: the ECS (endocannabinoid system). Often overshadowed by more prominent systems, the ECS is like an unsung hero working quietly in the background, crucial to our overall well-being and health. Imagine a conductor in an orchestra, subtly yet powerfully […]

December 19, 2023

Welcome to a journey where the spectrum of colors intertwines with the path to a healthier you. It’s not just the calories and exercises that shape our weight loss journey; surprisingly, colors play a pivotal role too. Have you ever wondered why certain restaurants are painted in specific colors or why some plates make food […]

December 18, 2023

Welcome to our exploration of “hedonic hunger,” a fascinating concept that’s reshaping our understanding of why we sometimes can’t stop eating those chips or cookies, even when we’re not really hungry. This isn’t just about having a sweet tooth or loving snacks; it’s about how certain foods mess with our brains, making us crave more. […]

December 13, 2023

Embarking on a weight loss journey is akin to navigating a river that flows through varied landscapes, each representing a different stage of life. It’s a journey that doesn’t follow a straight path; instead, it winds and twists, shaped by the unique challenges and triumphs of each life stage. Understanding the nuances of weight loss […]

Welcome to the fascinating world of cannabinoids, nature’s own chemical powerhouses found in the cannabis plant. These remarkable compounds have captured the attention of scientists, medical professionals, and wellness enthusiasts alike. But what exactly are cannabinoids? In simple terms, they’re a group of compounds that interact with specific receptors in the human body, influencing everything […]

December 11, 2023

Welcome to a fascinating exploration of one of the most intriguing and less understood systems in our body: the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). Discovered in the early 1990s during research on the effects of cannabis, the ECS has since emerged as a critical regulator of numerous physiological processes. While it might be most famously associated with […]

December 6, 2023

In a world where instant results and quick fixes are the norms, waist trainers have emerged as a modern-day solution for achieving that coveted hourglass figure. Once a secret weapon of celebrities and fitness influencers, these corset-like garments have now found their way into the everyday wardrobe of those seeking a slimmer waist and a […]

Welcome to our blog! Today, we’re going to talk about a medicine called Ozempic. Recently, lots of people have started using Ozempic to help them lose weight. But did you know that losing weight isn’t always just about getting rid of fat? Sometimes, it can also mean losing muscle, which is not so good. In […]

November 21, 2023

Mounjaro has recently emerged on the weight loss horizon as a promising solution for those seeking medical aid in their battle against obesity. This new supplement has been gaining attention for its potential to aid significant weight reduction. However, it’s essential to dive deeper and understand the potential side effects that accompany its use. This […]

November 21, 2023

In the quest for effective weight loss solutions, Wegovy has emerged as a beacon of hope for many battling obesity. This prescription medication, praised for its ability to aid significant weight loss, has become a popular choice among those seeking a medical solution to their weight struggles. However, like a coin with two sides, Wegovy’s […]

November 16, 2023

Did you know that more than one-third of adults in the world are overweight? That’s a lot of people! Now, imagine a room full of 100 people. Statistics say that around 50 of them will have some trouble with their memory as they get older, a condition called Alzheimer’s disease. But what if these two […]

November 15, 2023

3 fundamental principles of Metabolic Confusion – In this program, we prioritize your overall well-being and sustainability, emphasizing that you don’t need to starve yourself to shed those unwanted pounds. Principle 1: Balanced Caloric Cycling One of the cornerstones of our approach is balanced caloric cycling. We believe in striking the right balance between calorie […]

November 15, 2023

Grehlin and Leptin are hormones that have a significant role in energy balance and body weight regulation. Leptin, primarily secreted by adipocytes (fat cells), is known as the “satiety hormone” as it helps to regulate energy balance by inhibiting hunger. Leptin communicates with the hypothalamus in the brain, signaling the body has had enough to […]

November 14, 2023

When you are in a Severe Caloric Restrictions deficit, your body undergoes various physiological changes to adapt and potentially prevent further weight loss. This involves complex interactions between the brain, hormones, and other physiological processes. Here’s how this communication typically works: Leptin: Leptin is a hormone produced by fat cells (adipocytes). Its primary role is […]

November 13, 2023

Traditional dieting wisdom tells us that less food equals more weight loss. However, recent insights suggest that this equation isn’t as simple as it seems. A comprehensive study by the National Institute of Health has shown that reducing calorie intake might not be the golden ticket to weight loss we once believed. The reason lies […]

November 9, 2023

Hey there, sleep seekers! Have you ever tossed and turned at night, wishing for a magic switch to turn off your buzzing thoughts and lead you into dreamland? You’re not alone. A lot of us struggle with getting enough shut-eye, and boy, does it matter! Sleep is like a supercharger for our bodies – it […]

November 1, 2023

When it comes to losing weight, many people turn to calorie restriction and starvation diets as a quick solution. The idea is simple: consume fewer calories than you burn, and you will shed those extra pounds. While this approach may seem logical, it’s a common misconception that can have the opposite effect on your weight […]

October 31, 2023

Our bodies are incredible machines, finely tuned to perform an array of complex functions. One of the systems that helps regulate our internal environment is the endocannabinoid system (ECS). This system is like a conductor of an orchestra, ensuring that everything works in harmony. It plays a crucial role in maintaining balance and regulating various […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Imagine being given a magic pill, one that promises to melt away those stubborn pounds. Now, imagine that same pill coming with a laundry list of alarming side effects—ranging from gastrointestinal issues to severe psychological distress—that could alter […]

August 29, 2023

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Welcome to a blog that delves into one of the most fascinating corners of health and wellness: appetite suppression. Now, you might be wondering, why is this so important? Well, if you’ve ever tried to lose weight, gain […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In our world today, we talk a lot about weight. How to lose it, how to gain it, and how to keep it just right. But did you know our bodies have their own special “thermostat” for weight? […]

August 19, 2023

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Did you know that drinking just two glasses of wine every day can lead to gaining around 30 pounds in a year? That’s about the weight of a small microwave oven, and it’s a surprising fact that many […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In the world of health and fitness, everyone is always looking for the next big thing to help them lose weight. Recently, two drugs named Ozempic and Wegovy have been making headlines as the latest trendy solutions for […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Imagine your body as a grand orchestra. Each instrument (or body part) plays its role perfectly to create a beautiful melody. But for this melody to be harmonious, there’s one thing that needs to be just right – […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In the age of holistic health and wellness, one word echoes through every corner of the health community: superfoods. From the aisles of organic grocery stores to our social media feeds filled with smoothie bowls and salad jars, […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. What if I told you that the secrets to happiness were already inside your head, quite literally? It’s true! Tucked away within the intricate labyrinth of our minds, a quartet of chemicals plays a pivotal role in determining […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Sugar – it’s in our morning cups of coffee, our favorite dessert, and even hidden in the so-called ‘healthy’ snacks. Sweet as it may be, sugar has a darker side, one that can be detrimental to our health. […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Once considered a luxury, sweet, crystalline sugar has now, quite insidiously, woven itself into the very fabric of our diets. Unseen but omnipresent, it lurks in the foods we consume daily – even the ones we least expect. […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. The liver is your body’s chemical processing plant, transforming everything you eat, drink, and even breathe into life-sustaining substances. It detoxifies harmful chemicals, metabolizes drugs, filters blood, and produces vital proteins. This indispensable organ deserves our utmost attention, […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition characterized by the body’s inability to effectively use insulin, leading to elevated blood sugar levels. It is a global health concern, affecting over 400 million people worldwide, and its prevalence continues […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In the realm of modern medicine, the battle against Type 2 diabetes and obesity continues to be one of the most prominent challenges. With millions suffering globally, the need for effective treatments is paramount. Among the innovative solutions […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In the dynamic realm of pharmaceuticals, two names have been making waves in the recent years – Ozempic and Wegovy. These medications have emerged as powerful allies in the fight against diabetes and obesity, two health conditions that have […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. When you think about maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you might consider diet, exercise, and regular check-ups. But have you ever considered the importance of your body’s pH level? In essence, our body’s pH is a measure of how acidic […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In a world where we are increasingly paying attention to what we eat, the idea of focusing on the order in which we consume our food might seem novel, even revolutionary. Welcome to the intriguing world of meal sequencing. […]

July 19, 2023

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In today’s fast-paced, always-connected world, the practice of mindfulness has become a beacon for those seeking respite from the constant onslaught of information and distractions. From Silicon Valley to the world of sports, mindfulness is being adopted as a […]

July 14, 2023

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Welcome to the fascinating world of diet and nutrition, where new eating habits emerge, each promising to revolutionize your health and well-being. Today, we’re focusing on one such contender that’s been stoking intrigue and controversy in equal measure – […]

July 13, 2023

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Appetite—the feeling of hunger or desire to eat—plays a crucial role in how we manage our weight Like the fuel gauge in a car, it signals when it’s time to refuel our bodies. But unlike a car’s straightforward fuel […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Think of metabolism as the engine in your body’s car. Like any engine, it keeps your body running smoothly and efficiently. But unlike a car, which typically burns just one type of fuel, your body is a little more […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In the great arena of soda pop, there has always been a fierce competition: regular soda versus its diet counterpart. Each can has sparked countless discussions and debates, with a particular spotlight on the world-renowned Coca-Cola, or as it’s […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. The world of cannabinoids is a fascinating realm waiting to be discovered. Many of us are familiar with the rock stars of the cannabinoid family: CBD (Cannabidiol) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). They’ve been grabbing headlines for their ability to ease […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Hello, friendly food explorers! Today we’re diving into a big, juicy topic that’s sizzling with debate: the meat-based diet versus the vegetarian diet. Ever tried to find the “best” way to eat? It’s like being in a noisy playground […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Let’s play a little guessing game. What do soda, cookies, ketchup, and even your favorite granola bar all have in common? If you thought ‘sugar’, you hit the jackpot! It’s no secret that sugar is everywhere in our diets, […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. When it comes to losing weight, you’ve probably heard the saying “one size does not fit all.” That’s because weight loss is a complex process, influenced by a variety of factors that vary significantly from person to person. It’s […]

June 30, 2023

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Hey, there’s this sneaky cancer, you’ve probably heard of it – it’s called colorectal cancer. It’s sneaky because it often doesn’t show signs until it’s already up to no good. It’s the third most common bad guy out there […]

June 30, 2023

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life-long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Have you ever wondered about the kind of food you eat every day? Imagine a giant plate loaded with hamburgers, french fries, soda pop, and maybe a piece of cake for dessert. Yummy, right? But, oh dear! This meal is […]

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Welcome to the mystical world of the Himalayas – a place where nature’s grandeur is on full display, from the highest peaks touching the skies to a rich diversity of flora and fauna that inspires awe. Today, we explore […]

June 27, 2023

Written by: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Lifelong Researcher of Health and Longevity. The Interplay of Intermittent Fasting and Exercise Embracing a healthy lifestyle involves making informed decisions about your diet and fitness regimen. Two practices, intermittent fasting and exercise, have gained considerable attention in recent years for their transformative health benefits. When […]

June 26, 2023

Written by: Jack Riess, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life-long scholar of Health/Longevity Research. In our fast-paced digital age, a silent crisis is looming over men worldwide. Testosterone, the hormone that defines manliness and masculinity, is on the decline. Men today have testosterone levels that are significantly lower than those of their fathers and grandfathers […]

June 22, 2023

Written by: Jack Riess, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Life-long scholar of Health/Longevity Research. Many foods prevalent in our diets can sabotage our weight loss efforts due to their high calorie content and lack of nutritional value. Understanding which foods to avoid can accelerate your weight loss journey and foster better health. Processed foods, saturated […]

June 22, 2023

Written by: Jack Riess, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Lifelong Scholar of Health and Longevity Research. In 1985, Harvey and Marilyn Diamond unveiled a revolutionary approach to weight loss and health in their best-selling book “Fit For Life.” The Diamonds emphasized the power of correct food combinations, promoting rapid weight loss and heightened energy levels. […]

June 22, 2023

Written by: Jack Riess, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Lifelong Scholar of Health and Longevity Research. Hang on… it’s not exactly a pharmaceutical… but if it were, it would undoubtedly outshine every weight loss medication in history without costing a dime. We’re talking about – H2O! Water isn’t just a parched palate’s solace. It’s integral […]

Written by: Jack Riess, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Lifelong Scholar of Health and Longevity Research. Looking for an effective strategy for weight loss and better nutrition? Consider integrating ‘negative calorie Nutrition’ foods into your diet. Dense with nutrients and fiber yet low in calories, these foods can assist in regulating hunger, enhancing nutrition, and […]

June 20, 2023

Written by: Jack Riess Certified NASM Personal Trainer and Lifelong Research of Health and Longevity Research Are you a food lover constantly seeking the perfect balance between delectable flavors and healthy choices? If the thought of a creamy pasta or a cheesy pizza slice makes you feel guilty, it’s time to change your perspective on […]

June 15, 2023

Written by Jack Riess: Certified NASM personal trainer and lifelong scholar of health and longevity research. In the dynamic realm of health and wellness, the role of diet is paramount on our weight loss journey. Each year, we witness the rise of different diets, each heralding its unique approach to nutrition and calorie control. In […]

Written by Jack Riess: Certified NASM personal trainer and lifelong scholar of Health and Longevity research. The Detached Modern Diet There’s no denying that we’ve disconnected from the true essence of our Food. Our meals today are far removed from their plant and animal origins, and the traditions that gave them life. Highly processed foods, […]

Exposure to certain types of plastics and materials containing potentially harmful compounds known as Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) or “Xenoestrogens,” is becoming an increasingly pressing issue. Research suggests these chemicals can lead to serious health concerns, including diabetes, obesity, reproductive issues, and neurological problems. EDCs or xenoestrogens are worrisome because they imitate hormones in our […]

Written By: Jack Riess, certified NASM personal trainer and lifelong scholar of health/longevity research.  Discovering kombucha, the effervescent, tangy and slightly sweet beverage, a decade ago was nothing short of a revelation. Ever since, I’ve been hooked to this flavorful drink which rejuvenates me and injects a dose of vigor into my daily routine. The […]

Written By Jack Riess: NASM Certified personal trainer and lifelong student of Health and Longevity research. Discover a world of taste and nutrition with our ultimate guide to superfoods. These nutrient-dense powerhouses can kickstart your weight loss journey, offering a myriad of health benefits. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the specifics of 21 […]

Written by Jack Riess, NASM certified personal trainer and longtime student of health and longevity. Weight loss is a common goal for many individuals, and various medications and supplements claim to offer assistance in achieving this goal. However, it is crucial to approach these options with caution and seek guidance from healthcare professionals to ensure […]

By Jack Riess – Certified NASM Personal Trainer and Author of Best-Sellers: The Hip Fix, The Bakc Fix, Perfect Posture Does your breakfast betray you? Many believe that their first meal of the day, particularly cereal, is a healthy choice. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find this morning routine could be harming you. […]

Did you know that a handful of specific vegetables can trigger the fat burning mechanism, specifically targeting abdominal fat? This may come as a surprise… By Jack Riess, also known as ‘The Diet Detective’, acclaimed author: The Back Fix, The Hip Fix, Perfect Posture Sleek, slender abs – Could you imagine that a particular group […]

By Jack Riess, NASM, Certified Personal Trainer, and Author of The Back Fix, The Hip Fix, and Perfect Posture. A startling insight from a distinguished nutrition guide made me pause in surprise… However, before we delve into the details, here’s a fascinating fact that needs your attention. Our ancestors have historically derived nourishment from nearly […]

Author: Jack Riess, acclaimed author of best-sellers: The Hip Fix, The Back Fix, Perfect Your Posture. Let’s talk about a wonder-spice that’s probably already making your meals tastier – Fenugreek!  A star in Indian and Mediterranean cuisine, this magic spice boasts impressive health benefits, including controlling blood sugar, battling inflammation, and even spicing up your […]

And a HEAP more health benefits from this high-antioxidant superfood! By: Jack Riess Co-author of the best-sellers: The Hip Fix, The Back Fix, Perfect Posture. This ONE Low Carb Snack Can Boost Your Health, Ward off Alzheimer’s, Help You Lose Weight AND Keep You Young! You’ve seen them in pancakes, muffins, in salads, and desserts, […]

May 1, 2023

Ozempic (semaglutide) is a medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. While it is generally well-tolerated, like all medications, it can cause side effects. Some of the potential side effects of Ozempic are listed below: It is important to note that not everyone who takes Ozempic will experience these side effects, […]

May 1, 2023

Ozempic is a medication that has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. It has been shown to be effective in reducing blood sugar levels, improving glycemic control, and inducing weight loss. However, one of the side effects of Ozempic is the reduction of lean muscle mass. In […]

May 1, 2023

Weight loss can be a challenging journey, and many people turn to prescription medications to help them achieve their goals. Ozempic is a popular medication that has been shown to help with weight loss by suppressing appetite and promoting satiety.  However, like any medication, it comes with its own set of pros and cons. Pros […]

April 17, 2023

Once a decorated soldier, Jack had spent years serving his country on the battlefield. He had seen the best and the worst of humanity, and though he had returned home with medals of honor, they came at a cost. The physical strain of his service had left him with debilitating pain in his hips, knees, […]

April 13, 2023

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April 12, 2023

It is important to seek help upon the earliest signs of OCD and eating disorders. In a strange story, a 40-year old woman died from dehydration and skin infection due to her untreated OCD. The woman, who showers for 20 hours a day because of her severe germ phobia, eventually refused to eat for added […]

April 12, 2023

In Virginia, an unfortunate accident left a bride-to-be paralyzed forever. After being playfully pushed by one of the bridesmaids into the pool during her bachelorette party, she accidentally hit her head and sustained a C6 spinal cord injury. Meanwhile, a tattooist specializing in permanent makeup pioneered a technique called areola restoration, which is mainly geared […]

April 12, 2023

Unknown to many, obesity is possibly the biggest threat to national security. Men of service are being discharged for failing to meet military standards, which are not even too demanding. Male recruits are required to have body fat percentage of less than 26%, which is twice the fat of a younger man in great physical […]

April 12, 2023

Suicide rates are higher by 10% in December than in any other month, brought about by feelings of loneliness, anxiety, and holiday stress. Here we discuss valuable tips on how to handle relationships, finances, and the physical demands of the holiday and keep stress levels to a minimum.

April 12, 2023

Wrapping up the two-part series of the Winter Health Guidelines, Insiders Health provides expert information on how to deal with common winter conditions, including chapped skin, colds, and fever, as well as practical tips on avoiding falls.

April 12, 2023

Insiders Health debunks some of the most popular health myths, including bread crust removal, going out in the cold with wet hair, losing 75% of your body heat through your head, and becoming smarter by eating fish!

April 12, 2023

We cover the second part of the journey of the man who’s taken desperate measures to cure his Ulcerative Colitis. Travelling all the way to Thailand, he worked with a researcher who was willing to help him obtain the eggs he needed, only they were to be procured from the stool of an infected girl! […]

April 12, 2023

A well-respected pilot-cardiologist-philanthropist spent most of his life teaching and practicing surgery. Turns out, he’s actually a med school dropout! In other news, research shows that women who start working out early in their 20’s are more likely to stay fit in their 40s. Moreover, frequent 25-minute workouts are found out to be more effective […]

Insiders Health uncovers a strange case of a woman who filed a lawsuit against her surgeon. The woman claims to have passed gas during her hemorrhoid surgery, which set her genitals to flame, and blames it to the surgeon for using an alcohol-based agent. Meanwhile, a new disorder arises among the Japanese, which involved fear […]

April 12, 2023

In this 96th episode of Insiders Health TV, we reveal how men become less attracted to women in tears. Apparently, the reaction is physiological, and results from a drop in testosterone levels, which reduces men’s sex drive. So ladies, the next time your man doesn’t seem to empathize with you, don’t be quick to blame […]

April 12, 2023

7 Eleven secretly drops its 44-ounce Super Big Gulp to just 40 ounces. While the 4-ounce decrease may be a positive change towards a “healthier” direction, fighting obesity may not be the company’s primary interest as it is to save money.  In other news, researchers discover a new way to recycle alcoholic and caffeine-based drinks […]

Study shows how fruits and vegetables may just give your skin a healthy tan glow. Apparently, fruits and veggies such as bell peppers, apricots, spinach, and melons are high in carotenoids, a compound that protects your skin from the sun and gives it a nice, tan look. Also, ATM’s may just top public toilets in […]

April 12, 2023

Did you know that one of the most dangerously addictive substances might be stored in your bathroom cabinet? Turns out, our favorite bath salts contain the chemical substance called MDPV, which causes rapid heart rate, paranoia, hallucinations, and even suicidal thoughts. Meanwhile, research suggests that intelligence might have a direct association with beauty. As many […]

April 12, 2023

In our 105th episode, IHTV talks about STD and the apparent lying of young adults about their sex life. Unfortunately, their lack of education about safe sexual practices and the importance of testing can increase the spread of the disease. In more creepy news, a UK town hall proposes the generation of excess heat from […]

While our children find their fast food favorites like chicken nuggets, French fries, chocolate milk, and caramel dippers simply irresistible, these traditional happy meals actually make health professionals and parents “unhappy”. Today we round up a few healthy alternatives to your typical kids’ meals to get rid of the extra calories, saturated fat, and other […]