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How to Forgive Someone Who Isn't Sorry

Originally posted in September 2019

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Hi Dr. Ben,

I'm 59 years old and am hoping that you can help me with an issue that has been a heavy burden almost all my life. Read more


Simple Miso | Dwen Jang Soup Recipe



Miso or Dwen Jang (Korean version)
Vegetable or Chicken Broth
Cabbage, chopped into bite-size pieces
Onions, chopped into bite-size pieces
Firm Tofu, cubed into bite-size pieces Read more


How to Lengthen Your Hip Flexors for Optimal Hip and Back Health

This is a look at how to lengthen hip flexors - keeping hip flexors at an optimal length allows for optimal hip mobility, and in those with a history of tight hip flexors, stretching them often leads to improvement in back health. Read more


8-Minute Hip Care Routine

This is a follow along hip care routine.

Begin seated on a comfortable surface with your legs extended in front of you. Read more


Ask Me Anything #3

1. What can I eat or drink to make me feel full so I don't overeat snacks and gain weight?

Foods that are abundant in protein rate highest on the satiety scale. Foods that are rich in sugar, flour, and inexpensive vegetable oils that are high in polyunsaturated fatty acids rate lowest on the satiety scale.

The best way to prevent overeating is to prioritize foods that are abundant in healthy protein like organic eggs, smaller varieties of cold water fish, healthfully raised flesh meat, nuts, seeds, and legumes. Read more


Ask Me Anything #2

1. You have soy recipes on your site. I thought that soy is bad for us?

In moderate amounts, I feel that soy can be a part of a healthy diet mostly because of its easily digested protein content. Moderate intake seems to have positive effects on bone health, cardiovascular health, and menopausal symptoms. Those with a family health history of hormone-sensitive breast cancer shouldn't have unfermented soy on a regular basis. Read more


Ask Me Anything #1

1. What should I have my primary care physician check along with my regular blood work?

If you have your vitamin D status under control via healthy sun exposure and/or supplementation with vitamin D-3, I would suggest checking homocysteine. High homocysteine is a reliable risk factor for a number of degenerative conditions including heart disease, dementia, and chronic inflammation.

For more information on homocysteine, please feel free to view: Read more


7 Mobility Exercises for Better Posture

Health Benefits of Grounding or Earthing

A basic understanding of the natural flow of electrons through the atmosphere and lithosphere as is taught in high school science class makes it abundantly clear that there are significant benefits to grounding, defined as being in contact with the earth with our bare skin, be it our hands, feet, or any other part of our body. Read more


Homocysteine: One of the Best Objective Markers of How Healthy You Are

As a general marker of overall health status, few tests carry greater predictive weight than homocysteine.

The amount of homocysteine in your blood is one of the best objective indicators of how healthy you are and how long you are going to live. Read more




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