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Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2015’

I Can See Pain in Your Future

Not the best forecast, but its true. By observing one’s posture and movement, a healthcare practitioner should be able to identify the source of pain or the risk of developing pain later on. I’m not talking about obvious pain, such as a traumatic injury like a strain/sprain, but the nagging, chronic pain or recurrent injuries that nobody seems to be …

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Diet Soda=Fat gain/Carbohydrate Mouth Rinse=Performance Enhancement

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that people who drank diet soda gained almost triple the abdominal fat over nine years compared to those who didn’t drink diet soda. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.13376/abstract This was an epidemiological study where 749 people ages 65 and older were asked how many cans of soda they drank a day, and …

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“Obesity-genic” Chemicals

 Obesity has become a universal epidemic which continues to grow. Obese people are at risk for numerous comorbidities, such as insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, stroke, sleep apnea, gallbladder disease, gout and osteoarthritis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10696282 It has been traditionally thought that obesity results from a high caloric intake in comparison with energy expenditure. However, new research …

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The “Sunshine” Vitamin

    Introduction Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”, was identified in the 17th century by Dr. Daniel Whistler and Professor Francis Glisson when they discovered the causative factors of rickets. Circa 1920, Sir Edward Mellanby, while working with dogs raised exclusively indoors, devised a diet that allowed him to unequivocally establish that rickets was caused by a …

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