Aspire Natural Health Blog

Living Seasonly – The Whole9 Seasonal Model of Health

At the Ancestral Health Symposium 2013 (AHS13) I was lucky enough to attend a workshop given by Dallas Hartwig and…

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Vitamin D Update – My Current Recomendations

Subtitled:  Thanks Chris Masterjohn, PhD for making me think! (Note:  the post below is largely drawn from the information presented…

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Animals to humans: How to adjust doses from animal studies for humans

I spend a decent amount of time cruising Pubmed looking at scientific studies for suggestions on how I can help…

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When should you stop your medication for high blood pressure?

A new review of the effects of lowering mild high blood pressure (up to 159/99) by the independent organization the Cochrane Collaboration…

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Live 10 years longer through resilience

Note: much of the info in this post was cribbed from the excellent TED talk by Jane McGonigal. If you…

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Health does not happen by accident

“Life is easy when you live it the hard way, and hard when you live it the easy way.”  —…

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Common vs Normal

Let me tell you a quick story. Most often a guy, let’s call him Mike, comes to see me with…

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Head Check: Exericse – Competing vs having fun

After a long work day today I was doing a quick home workout when I was struck by a really…

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You Need to Know This About Yourself to Succeed with Diet Changes & Lifestyle Modification

Note:  I blatantly stole this idea from Gretchen Rubin, who runs a great blog over at the Happiness Project. After…

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The Key to Success in Health & Life

If there appears to be one single thing that best predicts success in life, and I’m defining success as far…

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