Healthy Skin from the Inside Out

Healthy Skin from the Inside Out

Like your heart or liver, skin is an organ.  It has several vital functions as part of your body.  Here are five fascinating facts about skin. Skin is the body’s largest organ, covering 18.5 +/- square feet in area Skin makes up 16% of our body weight Skin plays...
Practice the Pills/Skills Model

Practice the Pills/Skills Model

We have arrived at the final step:  Practice the pills/skills model   Watch as Dr. Sears explains why instead of, “Doctor, what can I take?”  you should be asking, “Doctor, what can I do?” As a retired pharmacist I urge you to take his advice seriously.   Every...
Why you should take Juice Plus

Why you should take Juice Plus

I’ve been traveling a lot this summer, more than is usual for me now that I live on a farm.  We moved to a farm May 2013, and traveling has bcome more involved.  By more involved I don’t mean the actual traveling itself. Though with the TSA rules flying is...
Eat more fruits and vegetables

Eat more fruits and vegetables

Today I’m sharing step 7: Eat more fruits and vegetables   As a child you were likely told to eat more fruits and vegetables.  This is because fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants.   Antioxidants are important micronutrients that help slow down the aging...
Eat More Seafood, Less Meat

Eat More Seafood, Less Meat

In this post you are going to learn about “young oils” and “old oils”.   In Step 2  Dr Sears shared the importance of keeping your arteries clean.  Eating a diet high in seafood helps keep your arteries clean because seafood is high in omega 3 fats.  These fats...
Reduce Your Waist

Reduce Your Waist

If your doctor had time to do only one “test”, which is the most accurate indicator of your health? A. Measure weight on a scale B. Do an electrocardiogram C. Listen to your heart with a stethoscope D. Measure your blood cholesterol E.  Measure your waist size  ...
Graze on good food!

Graze on good food!

Today we’re going to learn the next step for enjoying prime time health, GRAZE ON GOOD FOOD.  First let’s review what we’ve learned so far.  (I’ve attached links to the prior posts if you are joining the series mid-stream.)   Step 1: Make Health Your Hobby...
Move!

Move!

We have discussed why you should make health your hobby and the importance of having clean arteries to improve our chances of enjoying health during our prime time years.   Today I want to talk about the importance of moving.   Not to worry, no packing boxes...
9 Steps to Prime Time Health

9 Steps to Prime Time Health

Recently at a conference the statement was made that “once upon a time health was a given,  but now we have to make conscious choices for health”.   I agree completely!   Over the next few posts I will share the 9 steps Dr. Sears says...