The Reasons to Love Chocolate

It’s that time of year again! There’s no denying the love in the air and the massive amounts of chocolate about to be given. But instead of mindless noshing of chocolate bars and delectable goodies that come in heart-shaped boxes, let’s remember the real reason why chocolate is so good – it’s actually good for us! Chocolate is no stranger to science, and studies showing chocolate health benefits including both the heart and brain. This is partly due to the cocoa in chocolate, which Continue reading →

Enjoy the Sun and Healthier Skin with Isagenix

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, pay mind to your health by maintaining your skin. With more than two million Americans diagnosed with skin cancer every year, and numbers on the rise in youth, now is not the time to feel the burn. Seeking shade and wearing wide-brimmed hats and protective clothing are the first lines of defense against a scorching summer. Welcoming the summer sun is no small feat; along with the warmer weather comes beach vacations, bikinis and an elevated pressure Continue reading →

The Skinny on Chocolate for Weight Management

By Paul Anderson, M.D., D.A.P.M. There has been a lot of media attention surrounding a new study from the University of California, San Diego that found a link between eating chocolate frequently and lower body mass index (BMI). Does this mean people should start eating chocolate candy every day to get thinner? What’s important to understand is that the study was observational and based only on food-frequency questionnaires, which is a method of research that is limited in accuracy. For Continue reading →