Optimal Aging

4 Healthy Ways to Kickstart Your New Year

Hey health fans!! With January 2015 almost wrapped up, how many of you have kept your resolutions to date?  Statistically speaking, almost 50% of us have fallen off the resolution wagon by now despite our best intentions. Hopefully you are not one of them –

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Top 5 Daily Detox Tips (That Work!) For Better Health

I love to learn, so daily detox tips naturally fuels my curiosity for fun research. Hence, why after 8 years of naturopathic medical education, I decided to further my training and entered into a fellowship in Anti-aging, Regenerative, and Functional medicine. As a result, I

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7 Heart Blood Tests That Can Save Your Life:

If you’re like most people, the suggestion of getting your blood taken may be less than appealing to you. That being said, having regular blood testing done is an important way to help prevent further pain and anguish down the road.  Cardiovascular disease continues to

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Want to postpone your expiration date?

As we move further into the 21st century, people are living longer than their ancestors. According to the Administration on Aging (a division of the Department of Health and Human Services), North Americans reaching age 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 18.8

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Are You Getting Enough Fat?

Our relationship with fat over the years has been a complicated affair. We’ve often been told we can’t live with them – but there’s the other “can’t live without them” camp that causes the most confusion. The more scientists discover about fats, the more complex

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