The Okinawan Diet – Can You Live to See a Century?

The latest research says the Japanese are more likely to reach 100 years old. A recent article in The Guardian asks why. Just last month, the oldest man in the world, Jiroemon Kimura, passed away near Kyoto at the ripe old age of 116. Its no coincidence that the new record holder, 115 year old Misao Read more [...]

American Ninja Warrior Finalist Joins Team Greens Plus

Drew Drechsel, American Ninja Warrior Finalist, begins Greens Plus supplementation program, by Christopher Daniels After clearing the latest obstacles, including the dreaded 14ft Warped Wall, Drew Dreschel is intensifying his bid to become the first American ever to achieve total victory. American Read more [...]

Why Fad Diets Don’t Work

Beware of low calorie diet fads to lose weight, by Travis Illian, Ph.D. So you’ve heard it said, over and over again, “If you want to lose weight you have to burn more calories than you consume.” Before you decide to eat just a salad today because you want to lose weight, understand that losing Read more [...]

Pineapple, Banana and Strawberry Smoothie Kids Will Love!

Need a healthy breakfast or snack idea to feed your kids? Try this pineapple, banana, strawberry, coconut milk, chia seed and green superfood powder smoothie. Our friends at Kid Kritics are currently running a sweepstakes. Enter now to win an entire case of Greens Plus Wild Berry Burst, for FREE! Read more [...]

The First 100% Certified Organic Nation

Tiny Himalayan Country Pledges to Become the World's First 100% Certified Organic Agricultural System The Kingdom of Bhutan lies nestled in the Himalayan Mountains between Tibet and India. Cut off for centuries due to its seclusive geography, the country is striving to open itself to the modern Read more [...]

How Your Height and Waist Can Influence Your Health

Waist-to-height ratio 'more accurate than Body Mass Index' to predict life expectancy, by Travis Illian, Ph.D. Keep a close eye on your waist-to-height ratio! According to experts, you should try to keep your waist less than half the length of your height. If you don’t, expect to dramatically shorten Read more [...]

Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss & Health – The China Study, Part 2

Continued from The China Study, Part 1 - The Connection Between Nutrition and Disease, by Christopher Daniels According to its author T. Colin Campbell, in order to fully appreciate the importance of the China Study it is essential to understand the nature of the rural Chinese Diet. In America, Read more [...]

7 Minutes to Stay Fit and Healthy

New exercise science proves you don't need to spend hours in the gym to get in shape,  by Travis Illian, Ph.D. Exercise can be a science and an art. But sometimes we just want someone to tell us what to do and how to do it. A recent article in the New York Times highlighted the fitness benefits of Read more [...]

Why We Need Sunshine in our Daily Lives

This time of year, we are bombarded with news warning us of all the negatives effects of sun exposure – premature aging, wrinkles, sunburns, and obviously the worst - skin cancer. (We’ll address all the possible negatives in another blog and how you can protect yourself from them.) But very Read more [...]

Is Fasting a Healthy & Safe Way to Lose Weight?

Contrary to the modern era of instant gratification in which we live, the discipline of fasting is biologically programmed into our cellular DNA. Just like animals in the wild, humans evolved at a time when food was scarce, experiencing periods of both feast and famine. For this reason, our bodies Read more [...]