Stress changes our DNA

Stress management is core for optimum performance and health. When we experience acute stress our gene receptors are changed. This change is known as the methylation of DNA and it is present in cancer and chronic disease. Researchers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), together with colleagues from Basel, Trier and London published the results of their study this week in Translational Psychiatry. (It’s complicated…just saying). … Continue reading Stress changes our DNA

Cheers to Our Health in 2012!

With over $2 Trillion dollars being spent annually in the U.S. to manage chronic disease it is safe to conclude that there are a lot of people feeling terrible. Yet, we know that chronic disease can be reversed and even eliminated by lifestyle changes. The chart below illustrates blood serum concentration of Vitamin D relative to the percent of prevention available for specific chronic diseases. … Continue reading Cheers to Our Health in 2012!

Why Wait?

Little Lakes Valley Eastern Sierra October 2011 Elevation 10,200 ft. Three women arrive at the trailhead…the first sporting pink hiking attire embroidered with the peace sign, followed by another wearing a “Code Pink” emblem on her sweatshirt and the third styling a pink lily stitched to her hat. I turned to watch as they ascended the boulder path with outstretched arms and heard audible breaths … Continue reading Why Wait?