Business of Well-being

Healthcare: Timeline to Failure

For many years, medicine has been following two very separate paths based on allopathic medicine and functional medicine. Some of the pioneers of this movement includes Linus Pauling, Andrew Weil, Bernie Siegel, Joseph Pizzorno, Julian Whitaker, etc.

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Charles Bens.

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July 11, 2017

Business of Well-being

Preventive Healthcare: Shifting the Self-Care Paradigm

The existing healthcare system is based on the treatment of symptoms, individuals and doctors are doing little to prevent disease. This has led to a declining state of health, as well as outrageously high health costs, which are rising every year.

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Charles Bens.

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January 10, 2017

Fitness & Nutrition

Why Do Weight Loss Studies Get Mixed Results?

The debate for the best weight loss diet has been raging since John Rollo first promoted a low carbohydrate diet for diabetics. It is perhaps the biggest ongoing debate between the low fat and the low card diet and the outcome is still not clear.

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Charles Bens.

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August 31, 2015

Business of Well-being

Eating a Good Diet is Not Good Enough

Scientific evidence suggests that eating a little better may not be good enough to prevent chronic disease and premature ageing. Centers for Disease Control estimated that over 53 percent of adults have a chronic illness, compared to only 10 percent 60 years ago.

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Charles Bens.

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November 6, 2014

Financial Wellness

Employers Make Costly Healthcare Mistakes Every Day

Most readers find it hard to believe that a vast majority of employers are costing themselves millions of dollars every year. Never mind that most of these medications have no science to support their use, and in many cases cause more harm than good.

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Charles Bens.

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November 6, 2014

Business of Well-being

Changing Lifestyles of Employees - Creating a Sense of Urgency

Employers are in great trouble when it comes to getting their employees to adopt the various healthy lifestyle and behaviors. 97% of people willing to lose weight gain the weight the lost in the first 3 months and gain even more in the next 12 months.

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Charles Bens.

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April 29, 2014

Financial Wellness

The Growing Gap Between Nutritional Promise and Behavior

The gap between nutritional behavior and what scientists say can be achieved with better nutrition is growing faster. There is scant evidence that many people are adopting truly healthy diets, as can be seen by some recent statistics.

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Charles Bens.

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January 29, 2014

Business of Well-being

Sugar and Insulin: Double Edged Swords

Insulin is very important because it is needed to escort sugar into our cells via the insulin receptors on each of our cells. Too much insulin can also harm the kidneys and the vascular system, insulin is a catalyst which can increase the risk for cancers.

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Charles Bens.

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January 29, 2014

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