Entries by dmddev

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Move your body, exercise your brain

Humans evolved to move. Movement was literally survival. Our ancestors did not need to think unless they were moving. We have known for some time how beneficial exercise is with regard to weight, heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. But did you know that our brains’ biochemistry functions optimally if movement is a lifestyle? […]

Eat food (but nothing food-like)

Struggling with an elusive healthy weight? Confused about what to eat and what not to eat? Stop. Don’t overthink this anymore. Eat real food. Not too much. Every meal, every day. Read what Michael Pollan has to say in his book, In Defense of Food. Do you already eat real food, but struggle with weight, […]

Meditation for mind and body

Psychoneuroimmunology investigates the interactions between the brain and the body. Just like exercise turns out to be equally beneficial to the brain as it is to any other system in the body, a mindfulness or meditative practice is as good for the body as it is for the mind. Afterall, a person is a whole […]

Know your environment to protect your health.

Ever wonder about the ingredients in the shampoo bottle that you cannot pronounce? Wonder where dust particles come from? Get a burning sensation in your throat when cleaning the bathroom? Want to buy organic produce but also want to save money on your grocery bill? Wonder what could be lurking in your tap water? Check […]