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 [...]

2017 Aug 15

Healthy Living – The Solution for Poor Health

By |2017-08-15T13:40:10+00:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cancer, heart disease, diabetes, pulmonary disease...The chronic disease crisis we currently face must be addressed in rapid fashion. Cardiovascular (CV) and pulmonary diseases, diabetes as well as several forms of cancer are leading causes of poor health and death around the world. These conditions have a significant impact on the quality of life of individuals, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

2015 Dec 27

Helping women to good health: breast cancer and lifestyle

By |2015-12-27T09:43:31+00:00December 27th, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 Dec 23

Sleep and health risk in children

By |2015-12-23T08:16:05+00:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Children|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Adequate sleep is particularly important during childhood and adolescence since inadequate sleep is associated with non-optimal physical and cognitive development. A growing body of evidence suggests that inadequate sleep could be a contributing factor for weight gain and the increased prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents. Why are sleep patterns poor for some children? [...]

2015 Mar 21

Diabetes Online Summit

By |2015-03-21T10:54:58+00:00March 21st, 2015|Categories: Athletes, Children, Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

2014 Dec 7

Top 11 Health Issues for Middle-Aged and Elderly Women

By |2014-12-07T11:57:39+00:00December 7th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

2014 Nov 20

Root Causes of Obesity

By |2014-11-20T09:30:16+00:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The causes of obesity have been recognized and are largely related to environmental susceptibility to gain weight due to increased energy intake and reduced energy expenditures as well as genetic predisposition. Contributors to the obesogenic environment since the 1980's are the abundance of high-caloric density, low-quality food and under activity. All of this leads to increased body [...]

2014 Mar 10

Pharmaceuticals or Lifestyle?

By |2014-03-10T17:54:25+00:00March 10th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Medicine has progressed very rapidly over the recent years. Communicable diseases, which were the leading causes of mortality, are not so anymore, especially in developed countries. Currently, non-communicable diseases are more prevalent, and most of them are related to changes in our daily habits (such as reduced physical activity and consumption of an unhealthy diet) and degenerative processes. Most of these [...]