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Health Yourself

  1. Chewing the fat(s)

    Victor Katch examines dietary fats: the good, the bad, and the confused.

  2. The protein conundrum

    Victor Katch examines proteins and their use in dietary practices.

  3. Buyer beware!

    Victor Katch looks at industrialized meat production.

  4. Why golf is so important. Really!

    Victor Katch reflects on his 50th Hollywood High School reunion and wonders how his classmates got so old!

  5. You're about to have a moving experience!

    Victor Katch reveals an amazing calorie burner: fidgeting!

  6. Add life to your years and years to your life!

    In this third installment of his “Dare to Be 100” series, Victor Katch explains what you can do, starting today, to live healthfully and happily to a ripe old age.

  7. Dare to be 100: Part 2

    Who are the people who live to be 100 and what do they do? Victor Katch explores the secrets of long-lived healthy people and suggests ways we can copy them.

  8. Dare to be 100

    How long do you want to live? Victor Katch launches a three-part series on how to live up to our bodies’ biologic potential. He’ll explore the latest research on how genetics, lifestyle, and environment contribute to healthy longevity.

  9. Do you snore? Have trouble staying awake?

    Guess what? You may have a sleep disorder. Victor Katch describes the symptoms and health impacts of sleep disorders and describes two simple tests to see if you are at risk.