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14 03, 2017

Magnesium and it’s Role in Health

2017-03-14T15:59:15+00:00

Magnesium is a mineral that plays a role in energy production, DNA synthesis and metabolism of glucose in the body. It is mainly found in such foods as dark leafy greens (spinach/broccoli), nuts (almonds, cashew, peanuts, etc.), avocados, brown rice and black beans.  Unfortunately, a large number of Americans have insufficient levels of magnesium in [...]

Magnesium and it’s Role in Health2017-03-14T15:59:15+00:00
3 02, 2017

Exercise Does a Body Good

2017-02-03T10:21:46+00:00

It’s common knowledge that regular physical activity is good for you and can help with all sorts of bodily problems both physical and mental, but did you know that almost every facet of the body benefits from getting regular exercise?  Studies have shown that regular bouts of activity (at least 5-6 hours a week at [...]

Exercise Does a Body Good2017-02-03T10:21:46+00:00
30 01, 2017

Exercise Helps Prevent Cancer and Reduce Risk of Death

2017-01-30T16:01:27+00:00

Cancer can be a life-threatening disease that can develop in almost any part of the body.  According to the American Cancer Society and the National Institutes of Health, roughly 1.3 million Americans were diagnosed with some variety of cancer in 2016 and over 410,000 people lost their lives to the disease.  While survival rates are [...]

Exercise Helps Prevent Cancer and Reduce Risk of Death2017-01-30T16:01:27+00:00
26 01, 2017

Are You Insane?

2017-01-26T17:47:21+00:00

Albert Einstein stated it best when he defined insanity as repeating the same mistake and expecting a different outcome. Are you a chronic dieter?  How many different weight loss strategies, exercise gadgets, and special supplements have you tried?  After spending countless amounts of money and energy on fruitless strategies it should become obvious that there [...]

Are You Insane?2017-01-26T17:47:21+00:00
26 01, 2017

Who Cares What You Eat?

2017-01-26T17:44:59+00:00

Contrary to popular belief, it is not the types of nutrients (carbohydrate/fat/protein) that you eat that leads to weight gain. It is simply the quantity. Carbohydrates won’t make you any fatter than if you ate the same amount of calories in protein or fat.  In fact, fat won’t even make you fat if you consume [...]

Who Cares What You Eat?2017-01-26T17:44:59+00:00
26 01, 2017

Don’t Die Early

2017-01-26T15:34:13+00:00

Death is an inevitable reality for human beings (unless scientists do something amazing).  Most of us have a healthy respect for death and fear a premature meeting.  Many people, however, take risks with their health despite its relationship with death.  They feel that life is too short to avoid behaviors and activities that they enjoy. [...]

Don’t Die Early2017-01-26T15:34:13+00:00
25 01, 2017

Take Control of Osteoporosis

2017-01-25T17:11:57+00:00

Osteoporosis is a condition in which a person’s bone density and strength are decreased which can lead to an increased risk of fracturing or breaking bones. A person can be at increased risk for developing osteoporosis or it’s prelude osteopenia as they age, take certain medications (such as steroids, anti-depressants, anti-seizure or ulcer prescriptions) or [...]

Take Control of Osteoporosis2017-01-25T17:11:57+00:00
28 11, 2016

Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome

2016-11-28T17:27:59+00:00

Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica can be very painful conditions often described as a literal pain in the butt. Additionally, the pain can occur in the hip, down the back of the leg to the side of the foot and anywhere in between. These two conditions are similar in that they can be caused by compressing [...]

Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome2016-11-28T17:27:59+00:00
28 11, 2016

Pharmaceuticals and Duct Tape

2016-11-28T11:44:22+00:00

Many pharmaceuticals are similar to duct tape.  They act as a great temporary fix but are not a solution to the real problem.  If you took your vehicle with a leaky water hose to a mechanic to be repaired, what would you think of a mechanic that simply wrapped duct tape around the leaky hose [...]

Pharmaceuticals and Duct Tape2016-11-28T11:44:22+00:00
16 11, 2016

Low Carbohydrate Diets Are A Mistake

2016-11-16T14:27:43+00:00

Which would you prefer, a car with a full gas tank or an empty gas tank? Your answer is most likely a full gas tank. Did you know that your body has a gas tank?  It does.  The fuel that your body stores is carbohydrate.  Carbohydrate is your body’s gasoline. It is the fuel that [...]

Low Carbohydrate Diets Are A Mistake2016-11-16T14:27:43+00:00