Doctors and researchers continue to work to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Speed is, unfortunately, of the essence, as most people diagnosed with ALS die within two to five years of the start of symptoms. Even with treatment options to help extend life, ALS is 100% fatal. Money spent on research has tripled each year for the last few years, and that’s in large part due to people sharing their personal stories with the disease, and advocating for change. Here are just a few of those.
For the last several years, Growing Bolder has given you in insider’s look at a revolutionary new building taking shape in Winter Park, Florida. In just days, the Center for Health & Wellbeing, which combines wholeness, fitness and medicine under one roof, will open its doors. Growing Bolder has been there every step of the way, documenting the journey from dream to reality. Watch this mini version of our upcoming documentary, “A Revolution in Wellbeing.”
If you couldn’t find an assisted living center good enough for your mother, would you build one? Larry Pino did. How is it different than traditional centers? What did he learn during the process. He explains.
Can you have the wisdom of experience and the biology of youth at the same time? Deepak Chopra says, YES!
Are you an “adult-onset exerciser”? One of the keys to active longevity is movement — getting and staying fit. What your mind believes, your body can achieve, and Dr. Vonda Wright is busting myths about aging and activity.
What foods can actually help you improve your memory, build new neurons and ramp up your recall? Registered dietitian nutritionist Tara Collingwood shares a list of tried and true options.
Have you heard that plant-based diets are a key to longevity? Registered dietitian nutritionist Tara Collingwood explains how non-meat sources of protein can decrease your risk of developing certain diseases and may even help you lose some weight. She shares some of her favorite sources on plant-based proteins.
Do you ever find yourself starving by mid-morning, even after you’ve had breakfast? Registered dietitian nutritionist Tara Collingwood says you’re likely not getting enough protein at breakfast. She shares some great, easy-to-make ideas for bulking up your breakfasts with protein.
Did you know that all disease and pain starts with inflammation somewhere in your body? Registered dietitian nutritionist Tara Collingwood shares some all-natural ways to reduce inflammation on a daily basis, just by what you’re eating.
The role of your physician is changing. No longer are they merely in charge of treating illnesses; these days, more and more physicians are acting as catalysts to help their patients prevent diseases and in some cases, reverse diseases already in progress. Dr. Sharon Wasserstrom of the UCF College of Medicine, explains how lifestyle medicine is changing the way doctors and patients interact.