2016 Dec 11

The Many Health Benefits of Resveratrol

By |2016-12-11T23:42:15-05:00December 11th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Many Health Benefits of Resveratrol

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 |2016-01-15T13:03:09-05:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Does Your Gut Contribute to Joint Pain?

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 |2015-12-28T13:45:21-05:00December 28th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Heart Disease and Cholesterol – Statins or Lifestyle?

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. [...]

2015 Dec 27

Helping women to good health: breast cancer and lifestyle

By |2015-12-27T09:43:31-05:00December 27th, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Helping women to good health: breast cancer and lifestyle

Breast cancer (BC) remains one of the commonest cancers - 12.5% of women will be diagnosed with BC during her lifetime. There are strong links between environmental/lifestyle factors and breast cancer, suggesting that changing these factors may result in decreasing cancer risk. Evidence shows that in addition to genetic predisposition and estrogen exposure, a number [...]

2015 Nov 26

Berberine – good for what ails you

By |2015-11-26T18:51:43-05:00November 26th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Berberine – good for what ails you

Ever heard of berberine?   Berberine is a classical natural medicine. It has a wide range of effects, being effective against gastroenteritis, abdominal pain and diarrhea, and having antimicrobial, antidiabetic and antiinflammatory properties.  Sound too good to be true?  It has also been shown to have great therapeutic potential against neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease as [...]

2015 Apr 4

Nutritional Supplementation and Autism

By |2015-04-04T11:18:24-04:00April 4th, 2015|Categories: Children, Nutrition|Tags: , , |1 Comment

New research concludes that supplementation vitamin D, tryptophan, and omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil would boost brain serotonin concentrations and help prevent and possibly improve some of the symptoms associated with autism without side effects.  Vitamin B6, BH4, and iron are cofactors in the serotonin pathway and may also help modulate brain serotonin levels and facilitate moderate [...]

2015 Mar 21

Diabetes Online Summit

By |2015-03-21T10:54:58-04:00March 21st, 2015|Categories: Athletes, Children, Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Diabetes Online Summit

The Diabetes Summit was created to share the expertise of the world’s leaders to help people regain blood sugar control, live the highest quality life and even reverse type 2 and pre-diabetes. 40 powerful, expert sessions will benefit anyone with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome, as well as those who want [...]

2015 Jan 25

Dean Smith, DC, PhD – Welcome to Essence of Wellness Chiropractic Center

By |2015-01-25T12:15:31-05:00January 25th, 2015|Categories: Athletes, Children, Chiropractic, Exercise, Massage Therapy, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Seniors, Sports|Comments Off on Dean Smith, DC, PhD – Welcome to Essence of Wellness Chiropractic Center

Dr. Dean Smith talks about chiropractic and helping you feel better whether you have aches and pains or want to lead a life of wellness. http://youtu.be/XtGEMxYghV4

2014 Dec 30

Magnesium – Muscle Cramps and Pain

By |2014-12-30T11:50:26-05:00December 30th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Magnesium – Muscle Cramps and Pain

Magnesium balance in the body. Magnesium (Mg2+) is an essential ion for the human body. It plays a key role in supporting and sustaining health and life. Serum magnesium values are not generally determined in patients even its the key physiological roles in the brain, heart, and skeletal muscles.  However, serum Mg2+ values reflect only 1% of the body [...]

2014 Dec 7

Top 11 Health Issues for Middle-Aged and Elderly Women

By |2014-12-07T11:57:39-05:00December 7th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Top 11 Health Issues for Middle-Aged and Elderly Women

Multiple health issues affect women throughout life differently from men (or do not affect men at all).   Although attention to women's health is important in all stages in life, health among middle-aged and elderly women has not received enough attention by researchers and policy-makers.  To improve women's quality of life and promote a long-lasting and active role [...]

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