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Ralph Teller

 

The Secrets of a Long Quality Life
Ralph Teller, Ironman Triathlete

 

 

 

 

A long healthy life is no accident. You can add up to ten years to your life. Quality years. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits. We can learn from this list of 9 . . . .  Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Optimum Body Temperature for Excellent Health and Longevity
Ralph Teller, Ironman Triathlete

 

 

 

 

Most of us are unaware that maintaining a certain body temperature . . . our Optimal Body Temperature . . . . is important to our health, vigor and longevity. In order to function optimally, our body must be at a certain temperature. The exact optimal . . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Reducing Sedentary Time Protects DNA and Enhances Longevity
Ralph Teller, Ironman Triathlete

 

 

 

 

A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has found that less time spent sitting may lengthen telomeres and protect DNA from age-related damage. Lifestyle can impact our DNA health. For instance, it has been shown that . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Lifestyle and Habits that Build Financial Independence and Wealth
Ralph Teller, Ironman Triathlete

 

 

 

 

12 Tips to gain Financial Independence. Eat Less Junk Food. (1) 97% of poor people consume 300 + calories from junk food each day. 70% of wealthy people did not consume 300 or more daily calories from junk food. . . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

Eating Breakfast Daily Significantly Reduces Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity Risks
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

 

Results of a new study show that eating breakfast daily significantly reduce the risks of developing Type 2 Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus), Obesity and a large waiste circumference. People who ate breakfast daily, compared to people who ate breakfast . . . .  Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Natural Ways to Help Prevent and Treat Type 2 Diabetes
Ralph Teller, Ironman Triathlete

 

 

 

 

The number of people with Type 2 Diabetes worldwide in 2000 was about 140 million. That number has ballooned to almost 300 million in 2010. New figures indicate that the number of people living with diabetes is expected to rise from 366 million in . . . . Read more »

 
Dan Ballbach

 

Leadership Contributes to a Vigorous Life
Dan Ballbach

 

 

 

 

The relationship between leadership and fuller, more vigorous lives is under appreciated. The effective practice of the art of leadership may be a powerful contributor to a fuller life alongside commitments to (i) engage in. . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Simplicity
Ralph Teller, Ironman Triathlete

 

 

 

 

Plato used the expression techne tou biou which means 'the craft of life' and refers to the art of crafting and shaping life. Modern culture and excess stress has (i) caused many to loose control over their life, (ii) dulled peoples skills and ability to craft their life . . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

What are the Secrets of Good Relationships?
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

It's well established that having positive relationships is important to good mental and physical health and longevity. There are strong correlations of long lasting conflict to illness and social, emotional and intellectual under-functioning . . . . .  Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

The Longevity Lifestyle
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

Naturally achieving wellness, longevity and living a vigorous fuller life is a commitment to a lifestyle that combines, like finely woven fabric, (i) natural Nutrition, (ii) regular Exercise routine, (iii) strong Nerve Force . . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Natural Weight Loss Habits
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

People become overweight for a variety of reasons mostly relating to lifestyle habits. Weight gain is usually gradual often caused by a change in metabolism relating to a combination of increased calorie intake, decreased or not enough exercise, and . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Tips to QUIT SMOKING Naturally
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

When I was 19, I smoked over a pack of cigarettes each day and found myself tired walking up a flight of stairs. Tired at age 19! One night driving along the Long Island Expressway, the following lyrics from "I am the Walrus", by the Beattles, . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

Cancer Prevention and Lifestyle
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

 

Many people believe that cancer is down to fate, is 'in the genes,' or is the luck of the draw whether they get it. However, it's clear that 43% of all new cases of cancer are caused by things we mostly have the power to change . . . .  Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Vitamin D from the Sun's Rays helps Prevent High Blood Pressure
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

Lowers Blood Pressure. Two recent studies have found that exposing the skin to the ray of the sun improve cardiovascular health. One study found that the Vitamin D the our body creates when our skin is exposed to the sun can reduce blood pressure . . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Mitochondrial Theory of Aging and Other Aging Theories
Ralph Teller, Ironman Triathlete

 

 

 

 

Theories have developed regarding the key role Mitochondria play in the aging process which have sparked new research regarding how Mitochondria may be influenced by lifestyle and science to enhance quality longevity and fight disease. . . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Cannabis Use Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

Marijuana use doubles risk of stroke. Two recent studies have found that cannabis significantly increases risk of having a ischemic stroke, which is caused by an interruption of blood supply to a part of the brain.. . . . Read more »

 
Ralph Teller

 

Strategies to Help Maintain Clear Arteries
Ralph Teller

 

 

 

 

To be more Vigorous, to Live Longer and to be a Stronger Athlete it is important to maintain Clear Arteries. But, maintaining clear arteries is not just important for athletes to reach their Ideal Performance State, it is important . . . . .  Read more »

 
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