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Why Are Greek Children Becoming Obese at Alarming Rates

Why Are Greek Children Becoming Obese at Alarming Rates

Over the last three months, Nicole and I have sailed over 1,500 miles across Greece. We have been awed by beautiful scenery, enjoyed the wholesome food, yet been surprised by high rates of obesity, not just in adults, but especially in young children. The head of the...
How to Buy and Cook with Olive Oil

How to Buy and Cook with Olive Oil

As Nicole and I sail across Greece, exploring a Greek version of a Mediterranean Diet, we see olive trees growing everywhere, olive oil on every restaurant table, and menus that proudly state “they only cook with extra-virgin olive oil”.For millennia, the Greeks have...
Six Reasons Italians Eat Pasta and Don’t Gain Weight

Six Reasons Italians Eat Pasta and Don’t Gain Weight

Compared to the USA with a massive obesity rate of 39.8%, Italy’s obesity rate of 10% seems tiny. Not only are they much slimmer, but they live longer, too. The average lifespan in Italy is 82.5 years (2016 data) compared to 78.6 years in the US; Italians have one of...
What Are 12 Steps to Raise Testosterone Activity Naturally?

What Are 12 Steps to Raise Testosterone Activity Naturally?

Testosterone improves not only your sex drive, but your exercise drive, energy for work, mental sharpness, muscle repair, and revs your metabolism to help with weight control. Although improving testosterone levels has not yet been shown to increase lifespan, having a...
How to Decrease the Sugar and Chemicals in Wine

How to Decrease the Sugar and Chemicals in Wine

Multiple global studies have shown that moderate wine intake, in particular, red wine, decreases your risk for heart disease, dementia, and diabetes, plus it is associated with a longer lifespan. Moderate intake is defined as 1-2 servings per day for women, and 2-3...