2018 Aug 12

Migraine Headaches? Why Behaviors Matter.

By |2018-08-12T20:09:17+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Migraine is a common and disabling condition characterized by nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound, head pain on one side, and attacks that are of moderate to severe pain.  These migraines are diagnosed when an individual has experienced at least five of these attacks in his or her lifetime. Episodic migraine is characterized by [...]

2018 Jan 28

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

By |2018-01-28T15:19:37+00:00January 28th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No more Type 2 diabetes. Learn how with Dr. Sarah Hallberg. Can a person be "cured" of Type 2 Diabetes? Dr. Sarah Hallberg provides compelling evidence that it can, and the solution is simpler than you might think. "Stop using medicine to treat food". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da1vvigy5tQ   Recently, there has been an increase in the research [...]

2018 Jan 26

A Natural Approach to Pain Relief

By |2018-01-26T23:20:44+00:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: Chiropractic, Exercise, Massage Therapy, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

In this video Dr. Dean Smith discusses a natural approach to pain relief with emphasis on lifestyle. This a broad overview of how nutrition, exercise, sleep, smoking, stress, chiropractic and other factors can influence our pain. Below are some practical resources to help you implement some of the pain relieving strategies discussed in the video: [...]

2017 Sep 3

High Carbohydrate Intake Associated with Higher Death Risk

By |2017-09-03T17:28:32+00:00September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A study published a few days ago in the Lancet found that high carbohydrate intake was associated with higher risk of total mortality, fats including saturated and unsaturated fatty acids were associated with lower risk of total mortality and stroke.  The authors note that current guidelines recommend a low fat diet (<30% of energy) and [...]

2017 Jun 23

Fruits for Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases

By |2017-06-23T09:07:10+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. Diet comprises a mixture of food compounds that have a significant influence on human health. Accumulating population based studies have indicated that consuming fruits is inversely related to the risk of CVDs.  Important experimental studies have supported the protective role of fruits against CVDs, and [...]

2016 Dec 28

Feed Your Destiny and Fight Pain

By |2016-12-28T21:09:52+00:00December 28th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We see in practice every day that lifestyle is related to pain - and fortunately this means that there is much that can be done to reduce pain without drugs or surgery. The latest findings on the role of nutrition and nutraceuticals, microbiome, obesity, soy, omega-3 fatty acids, and curcumin supplementation as key elements in modulating [...]

2016 Dec 16

Spices for Prevention and Treatment of Cancers

By |2016-12-16T20:49:12+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

While prescription drugs have their value, we should not overlook the well-documented, non-toxic and inexpensive healing properties of food. As an individual we consume food several times a day without a complete understanding of the scope of its qualities. As part of a daily diet, food plays a significant role in helping our bodies function at their [...]

2016 Dec 11

The Many Health Benefits of Resveratrol

By |2016-12-11T23:42:15+00:00December 11th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Resveratrol and other grape ingredients, as well as whole-grape products, have shown considerable promise in health promotion and disease management. Resveratrol is primarily found in grapes and red wine, in addition to some plants and fruits, such as peanuts, cranberries, pistachios, blueberries and bilberries. Resveratrol provides a wide range of benefits, including cardiovascular protective, antiplatelet, antioxidant, [...]

2016 Jan 15

Does Your Gut Contribute to Joint Pain?

By |2016-01-15T13:03:09+00:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Recently, we have begun to realize that the billions of microorganisms living in harmony with us have an influence on disease. Evidence is mounting that the gut microbiome, in particular, influences our metabolism and our immune system. Inflammatory states characterize many bone and joint diseases of ageing. Evidence is accumulating that the gut can contribute to inflammatory [...]

2015 Dec 28

Heart Disease and Cholesterol – Statins or Lifestyle?

By |2015-12-28T13:45:21+00:00December 28th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Heart disease is an extremely complex problem and the hope that it can be prevented or eliminated by simply reducing cholesterol appears unfounded. After twenty years we should accept the inconsistencies of the cholesterol hypothesis and refocus our efforts on the proven benefits of a healthy lifestyle incorporating a Mediterranean diet to prevent coronary heart disease. [...]