Did you see Morgan Spurlock’s “Supersize Me” documentary? The film, which came out in 2004, chronicled the filmmaker’s life as he subsisted on nothing but McDonald’s for 30 days.
Along with gaining more than 24 pounds, Spurlock had fat accumulation in his liver along with mood swings and sexual dysfunction after the month … Read More
Filed Under: Cancer
Written By: June 3,2015
You know those rows of candy, chips, chewing gum and mints, and little fridges full of soda and energy drinks, that line the grocery store checkout lanes? These grab-and-go items make up just 1 percent of a typical supermarket’s merchandise … but account for 4 percent of its profit.[i]
Let’s face it … most people don’t li … Read More
I'll be short and simple here...
If you really want to do something, change something, achieve something, watch this.
More importantly, listen to this... again and again if necessary.
Because whatever it is, you can do it.
And share this truth with others, too. … Read More
Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: May 28,2015
I'm part Irish, so I had long wanted to visit Ireland... for it's deep history, for its beautiful sights like the rugged cliffs on its west coast and the power of the Atlantic ocean pounding on it's shores.
A couple years ago, I finally made this dream come true... and “The Emerald Isle” was even more amazing than I had i … Read More
A highly demanding job may not always seem like a good thing, but it may give you a coveted edge over your peers. I’m not talking about climbing the corporate ladder either.
Research published in the journal Neurology found that people who do challenging work enjoy better protection against memory and cognitive decline in … Read More
Happiness is a goal that most everyone strives for but only some of us achieve. Part of it is probably genetic … some people are born under lucky stars and are genetically predisposed to feeling happy.
Research has suggested that up to 50 percent of a person’s subjective well-being is dictated not by their life circumstan … Read More
Filed Under: Emotions
Written By: May 16,2015
The average American eats healthy only seven days a year … succumbing to too many unhealthy foods the other 358.[i] In case you don’t want to do the math, that means Americans are eating right only about 2 percent of the time.
No doubt, food cravings can be hard to beat. A new study published in the journal Nature even fo … Read More
One in five Americans struggle with chronic pain, according to a 2014 survey.[i] Of the nearly 35 million adults with persistent pain, 67 percent said their pain is “constantly present” while more than 50 percent said the pain is sometimes “unbearable and excruciating.”
If you’re facing this daily battle, you know it’s no … Read More
McDonald's fries may literally be full of crap ... and, possibly even worse, pollution! One of the company’s supplier of frozen French fries -- J.R. Simplot's China processing unit – was fined more than $600,000 for water pollution.[i]
Beijing Simplot Food Processing Co Ltd was apparently discharging wastewater with conta … Read More
Acetaminophen, better known as Tylenol to most, is used by an estimated 50 million Americans every week, often for treating aches and pains, fever or symptoms of clod and flu.[i] Many people think nothing of popping a couple of Tylenol pills here and there, considering it to be one of the safest over-the-counter medications … Read More