Brad Lamm

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  • America's Protein Party

    Americans have become obsessed with dietary protein products; bars, shakes and fortified cereals have become hot products at the grocery store. Science tells us that proteins are the building blocks of the body. They help boost energy, curb appetite and burn...Full Post
  • Eat No Evil

    I know a lot about food, so trust me when I say you can be a food expert and still wind up with a GMO product in your cart. If you've ever felt confused about the good vs. the evil, here's a good rule of thumb. GMO, or genetically modified organism, also known...Full Post
  • More or Less: Sweet Tooth Check Up

    My sweet tooth is front and center. I grew it that way. Over the years, the sweeter the better, and I got there with honey, sugar, and pink, blue and yellow packaged fake sweet stuff before I knocked it all off. I’m like you, likely, so to the question we all...Full Post
  • Quitting the Caffeine Crutch

    Caffeine and I have had an interesting relationship with one another. It's been a love affair of sorts. The smell, the grinds, the filter, the drip...oh the beautiful dark drip of yum yum going down into the carafe before going down into my belly.

    But all...Full Post
  • The Psychology Behind Birth Order

    One of the most controversial aspects of family systems is the notion of birth order, that is, the order in which a child is born. Research has shown that birth order can be as important gender and genetics in determining the personality of each child. In my...Full Post
  • National Walking Day

    These days, we spend the majority of our time each day in front of screens. We know that lack of activity can increase our risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases, but beginning a plan of movement can feel intimidating when starting from zero.

    However,...Full Post
  • To Move or Not to Move: There is No Question

    We’ve all heard that exercise is good for us, but what about the effect is has on the brain? Studies have shown that even a modicum of movement improves a wide range of neurobiological changes that gives us even more reason to get a move on.

    The research focuses...Full Post
  • Meditation vs The Monkey Mind

    We hear it all the time. The best way to combat a monkey mind and all its mischievous chitter chatter and noise is the practice of meditation. For the novice, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines meditation as a mind and body practice that...Full Post
  • Stress: The Modern Day Saber-tooth Tiger

    It is not uncommon for a significant amount of stress in your life to come from your job. Experts say that chronic stress puts both your physical and emotional health at risk. The first step in fighting those frustrations is learning where they come from....Full Post
  • Garden of Goodness

    One of my all-time favorite things to do is get into the dirt and garden my day away. Whacking weeds, turning top soil, and planting goodies is the fastest road to wellness I know. Spending time gardening gets your blood pumping and your lungs filled with...Full Post