30 results found for: Happiness

Why Are Some People Happier Than Others?

Ask 100 people what happiness means to them, and you’ll get 100 different answers. Even Greek philosopher Aristotle knew the reason for that more than 2,300 years ago. “Happiness depends on ourselves,” he wrote in Nicomachean Ethics, published around 350 B.C. He asserted that happiness is a long-term goal—achieved throughout the course of a lifetime—rather than something that promises instant gratification. Aristotle believed that our quest for fulfillment as human beings includes pleasure, friendship, love, our moral character and the active search for truth and justice. Such a goal requires making choices, some of which can be difficult. He further […]

Learn How To Make Disease Disappear

Are you looking for an accessible plan that will help you take back control of your health and your life? How to Make Disease Disappear is Dr. Rangan Chatterjee’s revolutionary, yet simple guide to better health that does just that. The book is a much-needed program determined to reverse disease and help readers discover a path to sustainable, long-term health from Dr. Chatterjee, who is an acclaimed international doctor and star of the BBC program Doctor in the House. A physician dedicated to finding the root cause of ill health rather than simply suppressing symptoms with drugs, Dr. Chatterjee passionately […]

Genius Foods Can Make You Smarter, More Productive

LOS ANGELES (January 15, 2019)–Max Lugavere has always been interested in nutrition, but it wasn’t until his mother started showing the early signs of dementia that he started researching the link between food and the brain. “After the trauma of her diagnosis and seeing the way cases like hers are treated in the top neurology departments in the U.S., I became laser-focused on learning how food affects cognition,” says Lugavere.  “What shocked me was finding that often, changes begin in the brain decades before the first symptom. I decided to use my platform to educate others on how powerful their […]

Want To Live Longer & Healthier? Here’s How You Can Do It

LAS VEGAS ( January 23, 2019)–In December, the FoodTrients team and I were in Las Vegas to attend the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress (A4M). This is an intense three days of speakers, workshops and exhibits presenting clinical education and advances in the most recent research, studies and healthcare practices as they relate to wellness and aging successfully. Many of the sessions were geared toward medical professionals, but we were able to glean valuable information to share with you in lay-person terms. Dr. Peter Attia is a physician who began his medical career as a surgeon. His practice […]

Healing: Your Power To Get Well and Stay Well

How Healing Works is the most comprehensive and comprehensible book on how and why people heal. It is a masterful survey of the research on the physical, psychological, and spiritual factors that help us regain and retain our health. Drawing on 40 years of research and patient care, author Wayne Jonas, M.D. explains how 80 percent of healing occurs organically and how to activate the healing process. In How Healing Works, Dr.  Jonas lays out a revolutionary new way to approach injury, illness, and wellness. Dr. Jonas explains the biology of healing and the science behind the discovery that 80 […]

Are We Only 10% Human? Microbes Are Key to Health

Obesity, autism, mental health problems, IBS, allergies, auto-immunity, cancer — Does the answer to the modern epidemic of ‘Western’ diseases lie in our gut? According to author and biologist Alanna Collen, you are only 10% human. For every one of your cells, there are nine impostors hitching a ride. You are not just flesh and bone, but also bacteria and fungi. And you are more ‘them’ than you are ‘you.’ Your gut alone hosts 100 trillion of them and until recently we thought that our microbes didn’t matter. This is all set to change as the latest scientific research tells […]

Successful Aging: Health Span Is What Matters

Neuroscientist and author Daniel J. Levitin emphasizes “that it is the interactions of genes, culture, and opportunity that are the biggest determinants of the trajectory our lives take; how our brains will change; and whether or not we’ll be healthy, engaged, and happy throughout the lifespan.” Recent studies show that our decision-making skills improve as we age and that our happiness levels peak at age eighty-two. In the ground-breaking book, Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives, Levitin turns his keen insights to what happens in our brains as we age. He looks at the […]

Brain Wash: A Prescription for a Better Life

Contemporary life provides us with infinite opportunities, along with endless temptations. We can eat

Celebrating Chinese New Year 2021 with a Difference

Chinese New Year is a very important holiday for me. Although I was born and raised in Southeast Asia, my father

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Oprah’s Asking: What Happened to You? New Book Helps Explain

This book is going to change the way you see your life. Have you ever wondered “Why did I do that?” or “Why can’t I just control my behavior?” Others may judge our reactions and think, “What’s wrong with that person?” When questioning our emotions, it’s easy to place the blame on ourselves; holding ourselves and those around us to an impossible standard. It’s time we started asking a different question. Through deeply personal conversations, Oprah Winfrey and renowned brain and trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry offer a groundbreaking and profound shift from asking “What’s wrong with you?” to “What […]