There is something about fragrances that make us and our dwelling spaces feel fresh and clean, but products that contain fragrances may be stressing your body and opening the door for illness to set in.
There’s an overwhelming amount of evidence showing the lifestyle-cancer link. In fact, there is no un-linking the two.
Behind every elite athlete with Olympic dreams is an army of health professionals that help prime their bodies for optimal performance. It is a high achievement to care for these elite competitors, and eight of our world-class Maximized Living doctors were trusted with this privilege for USA Wrestling at the 2016 Olympic Trials in Iowa […]
Once deemed the “miracle” health food of the 21st century, soy consumption in the U.S. has skyrocketed since the early 1990s, with soy food sales climbing from $300 million in 1992 to over $4 billion in 2008. Dr. Joseph Hibbeln at the National Institutes of Health estimates that soybeans, usually in the form of oil, […]
More than 1 in 10 American adults has diabetes. Diabetes patients spend an average of $6,000 annually on costs for treating their disease, according to a recent survey conducted by Consumer Reports Health. But the total doesn’t include the costs of medical complications that often result from Type 2 diabetes, such as heart disease, strokes, […]
Cholesterol lowering statin drugs are amongst the most widely prescribed medications in history. Roughly 24 million Americans take these drugs – Pravachol, Mevacor, Lipitor, Zocor and Crestor – under the direction of their medical doctor; most with the hope of preventing heart attacks and strokes. The sales of these drugs have added up to billions […]
Sunscreens are products applied to the skin to protect against the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. However, the very ingredients in sunscreens that offer sun protection have also been found to have adverse side effects. In a disturbing investigation of 952 name-brand sunscreens, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that 4 out […]