April 17, 2014
Tomorrow, April 18th, is Good Friday: a commemoration of the crucifiction of Jesus Christ. Many of us observe this holiday as a day of quiet prayer and mourning before Easter Sunday, meditating upon Jesus' death on the cross. It is a somber day, but one of hope, for if not for Good Friday we would not have Easter—a time to rejoice,... moreApril 3, 2014
Many of us in North America think of mosquitoes and ticks as little more than pesky biters. We're always sure to bring along a can of repellent when we go camping—maybe even a citronella candle—but if we come home with a bite or two, potential disease hardly crosses our minds. That's because we live in a climate that puts us less at risk for vector-... moreMarch 13, 2014
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? Now is the perfect time to revisit that goal. Blake Sawyer, author of The Homeostasis Protocol, outlines in his book a nutrition plan intended to get your body not just back on track... moreDecember 27, 2013
Did you keep any resolutions in 2013? If not, what obstacles did you encounter that kept you from sticking to your goals? Mark them down, and then stop worrying about the past: the new year is just around the corner, and it’s going to be better than ever. We’re going to help you stick to your 2014 resolutions.
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Merry Christmas from The Healthy Protocol Team!
On this holiday, not all are lucky enough to have a table lined with ham and pumpkin pie, a log in the fireplace, and the company of friends and family. We hope you're spending this Christmas warm, well-fed, and in good company. Chances are you have much to be... moreDecember 20, 2013
December days are among the shortest of the year, with less sunlight to keep you feeling awake and energized during the day. The nights are longer, but this doesn’t always correlate with more sleep - increased stress levels lead to shorter and less restful slumber. You may find yourself staying up late in preparation for company, or worse, losing... moreDecember 11, 2013
College football season is coming to a close, but the most exciting part is still ahead: bowl games. We’ll fill you in on the schedule below, but before we do...quick! How fast could you run the length of a football field?
Beer Belly Touchdown
If you’re like most fans, you’ve consumed enough beer and nachos over the... moreDecember 6, 2013
Today, The Healthy Protocol, LLC honors the 72nd anniversary of the Dec. 7 attack on Pearl Harbor. We salute our American heroes and honor those who lost their lives in the tragic event that launched our nation into World War II.
A History of Pearl Harbor
In May of 1940, the... moreDecember 4, 2013
Legend has it that on December 4, Santa’s elves submit the first drafts of their “Naughty” and “Nice” lists to Mr. Claus himself. We like to think about Santa’s List Day in another way: What are you giving this year? What would you like to receive? Is good health on your list?November 29, 2013
Ready, set , shop!
The Thanksgiving holiday can be a crazy time of the year. Meal planning, cooking, baking, setting the table and dealing with all the relatives. And then the real fun begins with Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. For decades now, the Friday after Thanksgiving has become a time when retailers slash their prices and... moreNovember 27, 2013
Many people dread Thanksgiving. They believe it’s just a holiday centered on piles of food, overeating and inactivity as one sinks down into the sofa to watch late afternoon football games on television.
It Doesn’t Have To Be
Even with family and friends around, you still need to take time for yourself. And just because it’s a... moreNovember 20, 2013
November 20th is Universal Children’s Day, a time for observing and devoting ourselves to the welfare of the world’s children. At The Healthy Protocol, LLC, we encourage our readers to get involved and make a difference in the lives of all children.October 30, 2013