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September 27, 2019

Here's an interesting article showing the impact a low-carb diet has on knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis of the knee tends to progress as we age where the cartilage and underlying bone break down causing pain, stiffness and sometimes swelling. This is one of the mos...

September 20, 2019

Here's an interesting study! (Side note: it was funded by a Japanese fishing company; so I'm sure there was no monetary incentive or motivation for a positive result *insert sarcasm*). The study was published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrit...

September 13, 2019

Here's an interesting study showing the protective effects of vacation on heart health. A study from Syracuse University found that vacationing decreased the risk of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). The more ri...

September 6, 2019

Lack of sleep has been linked to mental health problems. With each night of insufficient sleep (defined as number of nights students did not sleep to feel rested) mental health symptoms increased by almost 20%. Over 110,000 students were analyzed through the National C...

August 30, 2019

Red Beetroots belong to the same food family as spinach and quinoa and research has shown a plethora of health benefits. Beets contain fiber, folate, vitamin C, potassium and nitrates (not the harmful nitrates found in processed meats but rather nitrates used to promot...

August 23, 2019

Did you know that approximately 50% of all women experience back pain during pregnancy? Changes in a women's body during pregnancy can impact:

  • curvature of the spine
     

  • surrounding musculature
     

  • shifting the center of one's gravity
     

  • increase in cir...

July 12, 2019

For those of you who know me, know I'm all about research and evidence-based practices. Now a study exists for a topic I've been subjectively thinking/ stating for years. 8 out of 9 social media health and weight loss 'influencers' in the UK were essentially sharing no...

Let's talk about the sympathetic nervous system. Ever give a presentation or public speech and you get sweaty palms/ pits, the hair on your back stands up, butterflies in your stomach and your mouth is so dry you can barely formulate words? This is your sympathetic ner...

June 28, 2019

Let's talk Sciatica. Sciatica is more of an umbrella term used to describe the symptom of pain along the sciatic nerve pathway. Typical symptoms include pain traveling down the leg from the low back, numbness and tingling, weakness in leg and shoot/ shock-like pain. Wh...

June 21, 2019

Here's a great study! A study published in the Lancet (link below) estimated the impact poor diet has on the risk of death from heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Poor diet and malnutrition is the leading risk factor for death -- larger than tobacco use and h...

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