Take Control of Your Health to Thrive

By Dr. Daniel Durkin | May 14, 2019

Conventional wisdom suggests that the quality of our health decreases as we age and that once we reach our physiological peak in our mid-20s, the trajectory of our physique and health begins to decline.  However, we all know people who seem to be exceptions. These unique individuals are somehow resilient to the pitfalls of aging and seem to have hit the jackpot in the hereditary lottery.  Current research in medicine reveals that the status of our health is a function of numerous factors, the majority of which are based on our lifestyle and everyday choices.  According to Dr. Clayton Skaggs,…

The Diet Life

By Cynthia Reyes Masse | March 12, 2019

The battle of the bulge is an overused phrase meant to represent the frustration one feels with his or her body and all the extra pounds that are packed on to it. Puffy-faced baby pictures of children have been a trend throughout history. They represented wealth and vitality, not to mention overall cuteness. Who could resist a chubby-cheeked baby? The “oohs” and “ahhs” made their mothers proud. Things would change when those cute babies were school-aged children and bullies would yell out original nicknames like “fatso” and “lard ass.” For me, my bulges were everywhere for most of my life.…