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How Mark Lost 91 Pounds

Mark has lost 91 pounds so far and is continuing to lose weight.  His story is that he was physically active and weighed about 240 pounds several years ago.  Then he had a career disappointment and put on weight.  He ate fast foods for breakfast,...

Avoid Artificial Sweeteners to Prevent Diabetes

You may have heard about how to prevent diabetes—achieve a healthy weight and get regular physical activity. But what about artificial sweeteners—do they help prevent diabetes? New studies show that artificial sweeteners may actually put you at greater risk for developing diabetes. Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose...

Drive Fit

I spend a lot of time on the road. During the summer and fall of 2014, I drove through all 48 contiguous states and flew to Alaska and Hawaii. It was my wellness 101 50 State Challenge, playing golf in all 50 states and promoting...

The Pete Dye Course at French Lick an ‘Old Soul’

Sometimes you know on the drive in that a golf course is going to be special. This was far more than that. It was otherworldly. By the time I arrived at the bag drop, I had goosebumps. Picture yourself starring in a golf film —...

Bending The Rules In Oregon

When you’re 50, you’re not supposed to go mountain biking. So I did. When you’re 50, you’re not supposed to ride something called a GolfBoard on a golf course. So I did. When you’re 50, you’re not likely to get a glimpse into your future by sitting...

Dentistry Is A Branch of Medicine

A recent article stated that a healthy mouth can help pregnant women: Helps Pregnant Women Carry a Baby to Term Women may experience increased gingivitis during pregnancy. Some research suggests a relationship between gum disease and preterm, low-birth-weight infants. Not all studies have found a solid link, but...