Look younger, feel better and lose weight!

Look younger, feel better and lose weight…. I recently noticed my vision was getting worse. Discouraged by this new symptom of getting older, I reluctantly made an appointment with my optometrist. After my exam was finished, the doctor looked puzzled. Interesting…your eyes are not getting worse, John. In fact, they’re better. Your prescription is too …

Why do I have IBS? Oh that’s why!

The following blog post is for informational purposes only. You should always seek help from your doctor first and together you can work on solving any health problems you may have. I.B.S. aka Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The name even scares the poop out of me…no pun intended and this blog is full of them. IBS, generally …

Work your Butt off

With summer time right around the corner, there’s an endless number of outdoor activities to keep even the slowest metabolism busy. Roller bladding, kayaking, tennis, softball, volleyball, basketball, baseball, soccer, swimming, hiking, jogging, walking, ( sorry I refuse to include golf ) and last but not least, biking. Biking has become very popular especially after …

Intestinal Bacteria

A recent study showed that normal weight people have more Bacteroidetes bacteria in their stomach and intestines, while obese people have more Firmicutes bacteria. Researchers don’t know if Firmicutes bacteria cause obesity or if obesity causes Firmicutes to grow, but the implications are huge: change the bacteria in your gut to change your body! In …