Month: September 2023

Brainwash Yourself Into the Exercise Habit

The trick for programming a habit is to reinforce (reward) a good activity, not reward or punish the bad activity (eating junk food). Eventually the mind starts to associate the consequences with the actions. In this case, you do the exercise, you get a reward.

Simple enough, right? But, here is what happens: people will decide that they will take the reward before the exercise. So, after several beers or hours of television, they have lost any incentive that they had to get started. Not many dogs will do a trick after they get a reward. Not many people will …

Setting Goals for Your Exercise Program

One of the first steps you should take when starting an exercise program is to set a few goals for yourself. Simply stated, you must be clear about what you want to accomplish. For example, you might want to lose weight, improve your athletic performance, improve your general health, reduce your risk for disease, feel better or some combination of these. Whatever you want to achieve, I suggest you use the SMART Goal process to improve your chances for success. SMART stands for specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.

1. Specific. Make sure your goals …

Vitamin D – The Super Supplement Cold and Flu Fighter

We are now deep into the winter season so I will continue to write about cold and flu prevention. Hopefully you are already taking some preventative measures.

I know that you are hearing a lot about the H1NI flu vaccine in the news and have concerns about whether or not to immunize your family. You will have to make that decision according to the best available information. What I’m not seeing in the news is how to stay strong and healthy. I have some recommendations based upon years of experience and some recent vitamin deficiency studies on Vitamin A & …

Cranberries For Better Vision Health

Eye care is something that we often take for granted in terms of health care. However, due to the fact that our eyes are under a great deal of strain from various sources like technology, and the negative effects of free radicals, they are the most sensitive organs in the body. This is due to the fact that they are easily susceptible to damage and therefore require urgent attention. if we are interested in improving our eyesight naturally we cannot afford to neglect the nutritional aspect of our eye health. Concerns about eye health develop a greater urgency as our …

The Lost Costs With Administrative-Related Tasks With Group Health Plans

Health coverage is expensive- both for individuals and for companies that provide it.
The costs affect much of the medical field, including drug prices, cost of coverage,
costs of care and visits, and a myriad of other areas of the health industry. Part of
those costs is resulting from the administrative handling of health insurance logistics,
and those costs affect the rest of the field, too.

According to studies in the field, noted by the CAQH Index, in 2019 they noted that