I'm a medical doctor in the area of family practice and also have a research background with a master's degree in clinical pathology. I've studied fitness & nutrition through continuing education courses and am passionate about the role lifestyle plays in keeping people fit and functional as they age. I try to keep my articles informative but easy to understand.
Whether you're male or female, you need strength training. However, many women shy away from it due to misunderstandings about its benefits. Here are five common strength training and weight-training myths that too many women still believe. | Read More →Words: 833 Downloads: 0 Category: Fitness By: Dr. Kristie
Sleep problems are all too common and affect men and women of all ages, especially older people. One of the most frustrating is waking up frequently during the night. Here are five possible reasons this is happening and what you can do about it. | Read More →Words: 856 Downloads: 0 Category: Medical By: Dr. Kristie
You might not think of yoga as being a form of exercise that helps with weight loss. However, studies show it may help in the battle to weight and maintain a healthy body weight. Here are five ways yoga can help. | Read More →Words: 802 Downloads: 0 Category: Weight Loss By: Dr. Kristie
Zinc is a mineral your body needs for a healthy immune system, wound healing, fertility, and more. The average person can get enough zinc through diet. However, some people are at higher risk of zinc deficiency. Here are five factors that increase the risk of being deficient in zinc. | Read More →Words: 797 Downloads: 0 Category: Nutrition By: Dr. Kristie
Does your back ache when you sit in a chair too long? It might be time to switch your current desk chair for a chair with a new twist, an ergonomic kneeling chair. Here are three reasons you should consider making the change. | Read More →Words: 703 Downloads: 0 Category: Medical By: Dr. Kristie
Some people think they can't lose weight because they have a slow resting metabolic rate, but how would you know? It's possible to measure your resting metabolic rate through indirect calorimetry but you have to go to a special site to do it. Is it possible to measure your metabolic rate at home? | Read More →Words: 851 Downloads: 0 Category: Weight Loss By: Dr. Kristie
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