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Maintenance Required: Eat, Sleep, Drink, and Move Your Way Through 2020

Maintenance Required: Eat, Sleep, Drink, and Move Your Way Through 2020

by CJ Hitz January 02, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments

In the nearly 8 years that my wife and I have lived in Colorado Springs, never have we seen the amount of road construction currently taking place. Whether it’s a main road or side street, there’s no part of town missing out on the “fun”. And it’s not just re-paving or patching potholes. Whole lanes are being ripped up with miles of digging in order to replace underground pipes of all varieties.

At first, I thought all the “weed” sales (pot is legal in Colorado) might be producing the influx of tax funds for all this construction. But a running buddy of mine made me aware of a bill that had passed in the last couple years which freed up an enormous amount of funds for these projects.

Turns out the city has a certain amount of time to spend the money. Based on the number of orange cones and “ROAD WORK AHEAD” signs, it looks as though no penny is being spared.

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How to Kick-Start a New Healthy Lifestyle in 2020

How to Kick-Start a New Healthy Lifestyle in 2020

by Dr. David Minkoff January 01, 2020 6 min read 0 Comments

Millions of people are about to be disappointed –– they don’t even realize it. 

Maybe you’re one of them.

Right now, around the world, people are setting new ambitious health goals and resolutions.

And yet, according to Inc Magazine, approximately 80% of New Year's resolutions fail. Most of them buried in an unmarked early grave by February.

Why is that? 

How is it that despite all our best intentions and genuine desire to live healthier and be fitter, the most we can hope for is a depressing 20% success rate?

So to help you kickstart your New Year with a healthy lifestyle we are going to breakdown why most goals and resolutions fail and what to do instead. 

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Collagen: Nutritional Biohack or Marketing Hype?

Collagen: Nutritional Biohack or Marketing Hype?

by Dr. David Minkoff December 19, 2019 7 min read 0 Comments

Collagen is just about everywhere. 

Not just in your body, where collagen makes up roughly 25% of your total protein content, its also around you.

It’s in health food stores, grocery stores, in big plastic tubs at discount markets.

 

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The slippery slope of vegetable oils. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Oils.

The slippery slope of vegetable oils. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Oils.

by Andrew Schachter December 04, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

Vegetable oils have been in use for thousands of years. History shows us that virtually all known early cultures relied on both animal & plant-based oils for cooking, heating, food and lubrication. Archaeological evidence shows use of olive oil as...
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On the Road Again: The Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge 6k

On the Road Again: The Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge 6k

by CJ Hitz November 21, 2019 6 min read 0 Comments

My own wanderlust was recently satisfied when I decided to hit the road from Colorado Springs to Palm Springs in our 2006 Honda Element. My wife Shelley was already scheduled to join her mom for a conference in North Carolina which gave me an...
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10 Ways to Enhance Your Mitochondrial Metabolism

10 Ways to Enhance Your Mitochondrial Metabolism

by Dr. David Minkoff November 07, 2019 7 min read 0 Comments

If you search for “energy supplement” on amazon, you get over 4,000 results.

How can any reasonable human sift through all that and find the ones that work? Or which ones are bogus?

I did a deep dive into the truth about “increasing your energy”...

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The Truth About Increasing "Energy"

The Truth About Increasing "Energy"

by Dr. David Minkoff October 24, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

If you search for “energy supplement” on amazon, you get over 4,000 results.

How can any reasonable human sift through all that and find the ones that work? Or which ones are bogus?

I did a deep dive into the truth about “increasing your energy”...

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From Sabotage to Success: Navigating the Last 6 Weeks of the Year

From Sabotage to Success: Navigating the Last 6 Weeks of the Year

by CJ Hitz October 24, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” according to Andy Williams. Or should it be the most wonderFULL time of the year? I’m referring to the last 6 weeks of the year which is fraught with one nutritional landmine after another...

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Sleep Issues? Comprehensive List Of Natural Sleep Aids, Sleep Tips, Tricks & Hacks

Sleep Issues? Comprehensive List Of Natural Sleep Aids, Sleep Tips, Tricks & Hacks

by Andrew Schachter October 23, 2019 11 min read 0 Comments

The American Sleep Association estimates that 50-70 million US adults have a sleep disorder. That's about 20% is the US population. Furthermore, insomnia is the most common specific sleep disorder, with short term issues reported...

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The Master of Metabolism: How the Thyroid Gland Creates Vitality

The Master of Metabolism: How the Thyroid Gland Creates Vitality

by Dr. David Minkoff October 09, 2019 7 min read 0 Comments

When you think of “vitality” what do you think of?

For most people, it’s some image of an active life, bursting with energy: shining eyes; spring in your step; the zest of life.

But if you go just a little bit deeper into this idea of vitality, it’s not...

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The All-Natural Guide to Vitamins and Supplements: Whole Food Based vs. Their Synthetic Counterparts

The All-Natural Guide to Vitamins and Supplements: Whole Food Based vs. Their Synthetic Counterparts

by Andrew Schachter September 30, 2019 9 min read 0 Comments

You might think that with the current state of health in our society that manufacturers would see the value of investing in whole food sourced natural ingredients.  Poor government oversight and regulation combined with a lack of education for...
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PerfectAmino Uptake and Bioavailability, Plasma Test and Lab Results

PerfectAmino Uptake and Bioavailability, Plasma Test and Lab Results

by Dr. David Minkoff September 25, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

This study examines the effect of PerfectAmino on the plasma amino acid levels in 5 patients at an Integrative Medical Clinic in Clearwater, FL. Fasting levels of essential serum amino acids and glucose were taken, and then 10 grams of PerfectAmino...

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