Fortunately, meditation has gone mainstream—at least, much more so than it once was. But, as with so many beneficial practices that become widely popular, it is also a victim of its own success. There are a lot of misconceptions about meditation—and some of these fallacies are roadblocks that may be stopping you from starting your own practice (or sticking with it) and reaping its many rewards. Read on for the top five myths about meditation.
If you’ve given up bread and other traditional baked goods in favor of gluten-free options, you’re probably eating xanthan gum. But what is xanthan gum? Is it safe to eat regularly? Get the facts, along with my take on this food additive.
You probably already know about some of the health concerns associated with refined sugar, but what about low-calorie substitutes like sorbitol? Is this sweetener safe to eat, and is there room for it in a healthy diet? Keep reading for my take on the topic and find out which sweetener may be the best choice for you.
If you’re taking a harder look at your diet in an effort to make healthier choices, you’re probably thinking twice about ingredients in the foods you choose, reading labels more closely, and wondering about the safety of common preservatives and food additives you’ve encountered. And, if you drink non-dairy milk beverages, you may have seen the additive carrageenan. Keep reading to find out more about this food additive and whether it’s healthy and safe to consume.
Omnivore or vegan—which is healthier? This is the question that Dr. Joel Kahn and I debated live on the Joe Rogan Experience. Read on to get the highlights from the show.
If you or a loved one are not already facing a chronic disease, the statistics, sadly, indicate that you have a very high chance of dealing with it sooner than you think. And conventional medicine is not going to be of much help. What you may not know is that there’s a behavior change expert who’s uniquely positioned to help you make the changes necessary to prevent and reverse chronic disease: the health coach. Find out how a health coach can help you fight chronic disease—or prevent it from developing in the first place.