Learning to Fly

We all have formidable, nostalgic memories of our childhood. Something so visceral when you step back into these elements you feel the same you did decades ago. Music is huge sensory platform for this experience. When you hear the first musical notes of a particular song you immediately transcend the present and your mood, perspective… Continue reading Learning to Fly

Heartbeat 20

Welcome to the Heartbeat- a roundup of interesting facts, studies, news, and tidbits on health, diet, and living your best life. Health Urine tests to diagnose concussions is a good idea, coming from someone who had several in adolescence. The P:E Diet works in dogs, too. I love it when tech & health come together… Continue reading Heartbeat 20

Heartbeat 19

Welcome to the Heartbeat- a roundup of interesting facts, studies, news, and tidbits on health, diet, and living your best life. Health Why wouldn’t you do it? 10-min run can boost brain power. Get outside: the sun has incredible health benefits, from setting circadian rhythm to vitamin D delivering on cardio health. And if your… Continue reading Heartbeat 19

Fishy Stuff

A breakfast* staple in my house is greek yogurt. Usually mixed in with cacao powder, omega-3 fish oils, and sometimes topped with honey. It’s simple to make, loaded with protein, available in low- or non-fat versions and tastes delicious. My kids love it! Compared to a grain-based breakfast cereal this is a huge improvement. The… Continue reading Fishy Stuff

Heartbeat 18

Welcome to the Heartbeat- a roundup of interesting facts, studies, news, and tidbits on health, diet, and living your best life. Health NY Times says there’s no “good” or “bad” way to eat. Just wrong. Agree to disagree, reduced meat diets help the environment. Lookup: Pasture-raised animals Listening to good music improves brain elasticity. Also,… Continue reading Heartbeat 18

Heartbeat 17

Welcome to the Heartbeat- a roundup of interesting facts, studies, news, and tidbits on health, diet, and living your best life. Coffee and tea reduce stroke, dementia. I’m in. Reduce your carbon footprint by avoiding candy, pastries, fried foods. Diet trumps drugs for health & anti-aging. Regular hot & cold exposure increase energy expenditure, burns… Continue reading Heartbeat 17

Heartbeat 16

Welcome to the Heartbeat- a roundup of interesting facts, studies, news, and tidbits on health, diet, and living your best life. Shouldn’t come as a surprise- fermented food diet increases microbiome diversity & lowers inflammation. More data coming soon to your wearables- this seems like a big leap forward. Anytime I have a headache I… Continue reading Heartbeat 16

Parents at the Park

I was at the park the other day running around with my kids. We played freeze tag, did a little skateboarding (which mostly means I’m running & hold them next to them as they’re learning to balance), laughing and chasing one another. It was a ton of fun and great exercise. I saw another parent… Continue reading Parents at the Park

At what cost?

My wife mentioned wanting to buy a couple of books from Amazon. Easy to accomplish and they’d arrive in 2 days, at most. We have a book store down the street, but delivery is more convenient. But what’s the cost? What am I giving up? We’ve heard about the horror stories of the inhumane environment… Continue reading At what cost?