Gluten Free, Is It Safe For Me?

By     |    February 11, 2014

Gluten, Are You Confused?

While doing research on the effects of Gluten with my partner, Chris Goclan, he found this article by Dr. Weil. The article finally cleared up the confusion that the previous articles caused and answered some personal questions. Dr. Weil was asked a question:

“I know I don’t have celiac disease (I’ve been tested), but I think that some of my health problems including headaches and fatigue are due to a sensitivity to gluten. Do you think a gluten-free diet would help?” Read More→

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Vitamins, Yes or NoShould You or Shouldn’t You Take Vitamin Supplements?

Vitamin supplementation has always been a controversial subject. But despite the recent negative news about vitamin supplements, it is still a multi billion dollar industry in America. Are the news reports worth our attention or should we ignore them and continue taking vitamin supplements? Are we wasting our money taking Vitamin supplements as we are being told? That depends on why we take them. Read More→

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Is Coconut Oil The Latest Food Cure-all?

By     |    December 31, 2013

Coconut oil

It’s been said that coconut oil is a health food that can cure everything from poor immune function, thyroid disease, and heart disease, to obesity, cancer, and HIV.

 So should you stock up on coconut oil?  

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Probiotics Anyone?

By     |    December 16, 2013

by Karen Peyton

probioticsWhat Are Probiotics?

First, let’s discuss what probiotics are. Probiotics are microorganisms that have claimed health benefits when consumed. According to Dr. Weil’s, they are edible products containing the helpful or “friendly” bacteria (usually Lactobacillus or Bifidobacterium that normally inhabit the human digestive tract. They can boost your immune system, improve your digestion and some even assist in the production of vitamins. Probiotics are essential for basic human nutrition.

Why Are They Necessary For Good Health? Read More→

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This weekend I had the opportunity to coach 5 boys at U.S.A. Weightlifting’s Youth National Weightlifting Championship. This competition is held once each year boys and girls up to 17 years of age. I’ve had the privilege of coaching my son Peter to win this championship each year from 2005-2009 (from when he was 13 to when he was 17).

This year I took 5 young athletes from age 11 – 16 to this contest and they all did extremely well – thanks to the training they received from Peter Roselli, their main coach and my coach and mentor in the sport of weightlifting for the last 19 years. Mr. Roselli is now the High Performance Director for USA Weightlifting and was in Venezuela at the Pam American Championships at the time of the Youth Nationals. So it was up to me to coach these kids. Read More→

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