We all understand the terrible health effects of smoking. Your chances of heart disease, stroke, cancer, emphysema, COPD and diabetes are all greatly increased from smoking. The CDC estimates that smoking decreases life expectancy by an entire decade. Not to mention the health care costs and insurance premium increases as a result of checking “smoker” […]
I love this country, but my heart breaks every time I see a drug commercial air on TV. We have all seen them. Many of us laugh at them, but millions upon millions of Americans believe drugs are their only hope. We hear the nasty side effects, some much more serious than the disease they […]
There is something about fragrances that make us and our dwelling spaces feel fresh and clean, but products that contain fragrances may be stressing your body and opening the door for illness to set in.
There’s an overwhelming amount of evidence showing the lifestyle-cancer link. In fact, there is no un-linking the two.
Behind every elite athlete with Olympic dreams is an army of health professionals that help prime their bodies for optimal performance. It is a high achievement to care for these elite competitors, and eight of our world-class Maximized Living doctors were trusted with this privilege for USA Wrestling at the 2016 Olympic Trials in Iowa […]
Once deemed the “miracle” health food of the 21st century, soy consumption in the U.S. has skyrocketed since the early 1990s, with soy food sales climbing from $300 million in 1992 to over $4 billion in 2008. Dr. Joseph Hibbeln at the National Institutes of Health estimates that soybeans, usually in the form of oil, […]
More than 1 in 10 American adults has diabetes. Diabetes patients spend an average of $6,000 annually on costs for treating their disease, according to a recent survey conducted by Consumer Reports Health. But the total doesn’t include the costs of medical complications that often result from Type 2 diabetes, such as heart disease, strokes, […]