4 Macro-Friendly Fast Food Choices Under 400 Calories

Are there any fast food choices that are healthy? That depends on how you define “healthy.” I like to think of healthier foods as foods that are relatively low in calories, but contain plenty of micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) per calorie. I wouldn’t expect to obtain a ton of micronutrients from fast food, but as … Continue reading 4 Macro-Friendly Fast Food Choices Under 400 Calories

Healthy Food vs. Junk Food: Understanding True Differences Between Ingredients and Prices

Many people don't have a good understanding of the differences between healthy food and junk food. They assume healthy food is better, but also more expensive. Is this really the case? Let's take a closer look. Let's examine the breakdown of calories first. Calories are a unit of measurement for energy. You may have heard that 1 calorie is is … Continue reading Healthy Food vs. Junk Food: Understanding True Differences Between Ingredients and Prices

Online “Concierge” Doctors: Is This the Future of Health Care?

What is the future of health care? I work in the U.S. health insurance industry and over the last decade, I have seen increasing complexity in all aspects of health care. With new technologies, drugs, and regulations constantly emerging, there is a ton of pressure on insurers, providers, and everyone else involved to react quickly … Continue reading Online “Concierge” Doctors: Is This the Future of Health Care?

How Tom Brady Uses Diet, Training, and a Healthy Lifestyle to Get Better with Age

I read a really interesting article about how Tom Brady uses nutrition, training, and a healthy lifestyle to “age backwards.” After reading this article, I did learn why Tom Brady seems to get better with age. In short, he follows a diet, training program, and lifestyle designed to improve performance and health at the same time. Diet: … Continue reading How Tom Brady Uses Diet, Training, and a Healthy Lifestyle to Get Better with Age