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What to Do When You’re Ready for a Healthy Lifestyle Change

What to Do When You’re Ready for a Healthy Lifestyle Change

We all know that dieting alone doesn’t work. Whatever the trendy new diet is, it just won’t work for the long-term unless you’re actually making lifestyle changes that enable you to eat better, get up and move, stop being negotiable with yourself, and cut out the CRAP (carbohydrates, refined sugars, additives, and preservatives) that keeps […]

Manopause: So What Exactly Can You Do About It?

Manopause: So What Exactly Can You Do About It?

What are we aging men to do about our changing bodies, minds, and spirits once we recognize we’re being asked to get off the youth train and board the over-the-hill express? Some research has shown that a change in diet can be the most effective tool for adjusting to the lower output of testosterone. This, […]

How Long Past the Expiration Date Food Is Still Safe to Eat

How Long Past the Expiration Date Food Is Still Safe to Eat

Reading between the lines of “Best By,” “Best if Sold By,” and “For Full Flavor Use By” can be hard to decipher. Each of these phrases have different implications and origins. Most of them are quality warnings, not safety warnings. In fact, these dates and phrases have very little regulation. The USDA only requires food […]

The Emotional and Psychological Impact of Manopause

The Emotional and Psychological Impact of Manopause

Aging piles on changes that need to be met with gradual (and sometimes dramatic) changes in our approach to life. We need to begin the process of letting go of youthful ideas and pursuits. We need to turn inward to examine our life choices. We need to change our diets to reflect different metabolic needs. […]

Manopause: Yep, It’s a Thing. Sorry, Dude.

Manopause: Yep, It’s a Thing. Sorry, Dude.

Men of a Certain Age Volume I (of 3)   If you’re male and between the ages of 40 and 55, you are going through changes. You are in a phase of life called manopause. Yes, this is a thing. While not analogous, really, to what women go through in menopause, it is not without […]

Easy Ways To Make Your Life Less Stressful

Easy Ways To Make Your Life Less Stressful

We all have stress in our lives, but imagine if you could reduce your stress levels by making some small, simple and effective changes? These 7 techniques will help to drastically reduce stress from your life and can easily be integrated into any lifestyle or routine. 1. Go to Bed Earlier and Wake Up Earlier […]

World Health Day: Diet Tips to Follow Daily for a Healthy Lifestyle

World Health Day: Diet Tips to Follow Daily for a Healthy Lifestyle

There is so much speculation around health and food that it often tends to cloud our minds and makes us forget the basics. Everything from the new-age specialty diets to super foods and super nutrients may be good for you, but that’s not a reason to give up on our ancestral wisdom. Keeping this in […]

3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

I used to think my lack of focus and difficulty being productive was a personality flaw. I’d put things off, feeling like I was in a fog. I couldn’t concentrate on tasks and just felt kind of dumb. And I thought it was “just the way I am.” Turns out, it had nothing to do […]

Craving Sugar? Try These Substitutes Instead

Craving Sugar? Try These Substitutes Instead

One minute we’re told sugar is bad for us and the next minute, we’re told some of its substitutes, such as aspartame and sucralose, are just as bad, if not worse. A little bit of sugar is OK. But let’s get one thing straight: too much sugar can be dangerous. A study published in JAMA […]

5 Snacks to Pump Up Your Energy Level

5 Snacks to Pump Up Your Energy Level

Whether you’re chasing kiddos around the house, or slaving away at your 9-to-5, we all have days when we could use a little help in the energy department. But don’t chug a venti coffee or reach for some gas station energy drink. Instead, use food as your fuel and make healthy choices while you’re at […]