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Thought of the week:

‘Wi-Fried’ — Is Wireless Technology Dooming a Generation to Ill Health?

  • According to many experts, chronic, heavy exposure to wireless radiation is likely having severe repercussions for our health, especially that of children, who are now being exposed even before birth
  • While a number of different devices contribute to the overall radiation burden, those kept closest to your body on a regular basis, such as your cellphone, are of greatest concern
  • Your body has natural electromagnetic fields (EMFs), as many of your bodily processes involves the transmission of electric signals, and external interference can disrupt those signals
  • Inside every cell in your body are mitochondria, the power plants of your cell, and they are adversely impacted by EMFs, resulting in mitochondrial and cellular dysfunction
  • Two organs most vulnerable to outside RF interference are your heart and brain. Both also have the highest density of voltage gated calcium channels, which are inappropriately activated by EMFs, thereby causing most of the damage associated with EMF exposure


The Weight of a Dime

What is the weight of a dime? Great question! The weight of 1 standard US dime is 2.268 grams.
That is all the pressure it takes to cut off 60% of nerve function.



How Environmental Conditioning Helps You Tap Into Your Evolutionary Strengths

  • Environmental conditioning: Using hot and cold exposure, high altitude and breath work can improve your health by boosting mitochondrial function and metabolic efficiency
  • Evidence suggests the human body needs temperature variation. We evolved to develop resilience and health through heat and cold stress
  • Cold exposure improves health by inducing incredibly mitochondrial-dense brown adipose tissue to improve metabolic function.

The Many Health Benefits of Whole Body Vibrational Training

  • Regardless of your current level of fitness, Whole Body Vibrational Training can provide a host of impressive health benefits while reducing your workout time
  • Obese and diabetic mice gained similar muscle mass and insulin sensitivity improvements putting in either 45 minutes/day on a treadmill or standing on a vibrating platform for 20 minutes/day for four months
  • Whole body vibration can also add another dimension of benefit to warmups, cool-downs and conventional exercises such as squats and planks, and can help seniors improve bone strength and general health

Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

  • On average, people check their smartphones 150 times a day, or every six minutes, 46 percent say they couldn’t live without them and many prefer texting over real-life conversations
  • Experts say that without time away from your phone, your nervous system stays in fight-or-flight mode, making you both wired and tired all the time
  • PBS’s documentary “Web Junkie” reveals the screen addiction of youth in China who play video games around the clock without eating, sleeping or using the bathroom, and who see the real world as fake

Setting personal limits such as no phone use at mealtime and limiting posts on social media to a few times a week may help get your (real) life back, and be the example your kids need for setting healthy boundaries.




Thought of the week:

Can Exercise Prevent Hearing Loss?

  • Approximately 48 million Americans report some level of hearing loss that may reduce income potential, increase listening fatigue and lead to social isolation
  • Recent research links consistent exercise with a reduction in age-related hearing loss in mice, leading researchers to theorize it may reduce age-related damage to auditory structures in humans as well
  • I recommend a comprehensive exercise program that includes high-intensity interval training, stretching, core work and non-exercise movement each day

Creative Imaging: A Mental Tool

  • Worry is one of the most common causes of suffering in America. It’s also a contributing factor for overeating, alcoholism, smoking, drug abuse and many other compulsive disorders
  • Imagery is the natural language of your brain, which is in part why guided imagery exercises are so powerful for changing thoughts and behavior
  • Learning to shut your imagination off, and then using your imagination on purpose is important because the default setting is to look for problems and dangers