Normal Blood Pressure with Red Meat and Salt

October 11, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

I checked my blood pressure this morning. This was taken after breakfast, which included a double espresso and two glasses of filtered water with add...

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Chi Machine Power Nap

January 30, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Back in 2007, my colleague Yusuf Omar introduced me to this neat device. It’s called a Chi machine. The first time I tried it, I was hooked! I purc...

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6 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

November 24, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Getting 7-9 hours of sleep can help you reduce the risk of health problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and depression. Check out this info...

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Strength Training is the Fountain of Youth

May 04, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

If you want to turn back the biological clock, you need to lift weights. It's not just my opinion. Researchers from Tufts University have determined ...

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Vitamin D is Not Fake News

April 23, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Lately, there's been some suggestion that vitamin D is "fake news." Here's what the research has to say about that: Analysis of vitamin D level am...

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Back-to-School Supplements

September 08, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Things are going to get very interesting when the kids go back to school. I have three kids in school (one in grade school, one in high school, and t...

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Live Longer with Testosterone Therapy

March 01, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

I’ve always been an advocate of functional endocrinology, first and foremost, before hormone replacement therapy (HRT). If you want to optimize you...

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Fighting Hard to Restore Health and Independence

February 20, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Many of you know that my mother has been quite ill and that we’ve been fighting hard to restore her health and independence. One day I’ll sit dow...

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Healthy Meals in a Pinch

November 23, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

If you've read my book Lean and Mean, you'll know that I'm a big fan of leftover dinner for breakfast and lunch. You make enough at night to carry y...

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Boost Recovery with an Adrenal IV Drip

August 30, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here’s my heart rate variability (HRV) after having an adrenal IV drip yesterday. This is one of the highest HRV scores that I’ve ever had. To...

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A Breast Milk Alternative

June 08, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

Yesterday, Health Canada warned parents about the health risks of buying breast milk online. One ingredient to consider if you're looking for an al...

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How to Prevent a Long Night Without Sleep

May 01, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

Exercising too close to bedtime can mess up your sleep. It puts you in a sympathetic “fight or flight” mode when your body wants to rest. Watch...

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Sun Bathing is Good, Sun Burning is Bad

December 06, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

Not too long ago, Dr. Peter Osborne, author of No Grain, No Pain, gave a fascinating talk on vitamin D. Here are some of the highlights from that dis...

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How I Saved My Mother’s Life

October 06, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

"Hi, is this John Paul Catanzaro?" "Yes, it is. Who's calling?" "I'm a lab technician at the Princess Margaret Hospital. We've analyzed your bl...

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Not All Wheat Is Created Equal

July 18, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

Gluten is the villain these days. It's been linked to many health-related issues and the general recommendation is to stay away from foods that conta...

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Calcium: Man’s Cure, Woman’s Poison

June 29, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

Calcium supplementation is one man's cure and another man's poison. Actually, it's a cure for many men, but a poison for many women because men ten...

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Accelerate Post-Surgery Healing

June 13, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

Utilizing vitamin IV drips before and after surgery will greatly enhance the healing process. I learned this from Dr. Fred Hui, a practitioner of i...

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Top 8 Injections That Heal Injuries (Updated)

June 12, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

When you think of getting an injection to deal with an injury, what's the first thing that comes to mind? Most likely, it's a cortisone injection....

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Glutes Like Calabrese Bread

June 09, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

“If it looks right, it flies right!” I once heard a very interesting comment from Yusuf Omar, a York University colleague of mine and one of t...

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The Death of a Client

April 24, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

I never realized how damaging type 2 diabetes could be until I saw it take the life of a client. The diabetes that I witnessed had absolutely no me...

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