Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2014’

Healthy News You Can Use!

  This week’s blog has links to some interesting studies that could impact your health or the health of someone you know.   Certain gut bacteria may induce adverse changes to one’s metabolism following the consumption of artificial sweeteners Artificial sweeteners are promoted as aids to weight loss and diabetes prevention. Research shows these could actually hasten the development of …

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Could this diet be the KEY to your HEALTH?

  A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. It has been used for over 80 years for the management of seizure disorders. From an epigenetic and evolutionary perspective, it is likely how we originally ate and were meant to eat in order to survive and maintain optimum health. As hunters and gatherers, we ate wild animals (and their …

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Back to School Doesn’t Have to be a Pain

  It’s back to school time. Backpacks, sitting and poor studying posture can  mean your “kinetic chain” is going to get yanked and kinked, potentially resulting in pain. Fortunately, there are strategies students may use to reduce the risk of pain by: Maintaining optimum length and tension in posturally strained muscles; Improving alignment and reducing stress at joints; and Facilitating …

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Bugs that heal- or- What you should know about probiotics

  Current research on probiotics shows that these friendly bacteria can help to prevent and treat a wide variety of conditions, many of which are outside the digestive tract. The word “probiotic” means the “promotion of life”. The World Health Organization defines a probiotic as any living microorganism that has a health benefit when ingested. Probiotics are typically measured in …

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