Dairy-Free Sources For Calcium

“For the 65% of Americans affected by lactose intolerance, symptoms can appear anywhere from immediately after eating dairy products to three hours later, when digestion has begun. Some people may even feel the effects of lactose intolerance days after eating the problem food.” https://www.afpafitness.com/blog/how-to-combat-lactose-intolerance-the-best-alternatives-to-dairy It can be challenging to get enough calcium in your diet if you have to eat […]

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Dealing with Inflammation

Inflammation is never a good thing for our bodies. Here is an article from Harvard Medical School with some helpful tips for taking down inflammation in the body. Remember that more fruits and vegetables and less processed food is always the best strategy for any health issue! http://www.health.harvard.edu/family-health-guide/what-you-eat-can-fuel-or-cool-inflammation-a-key-driver-of-heart-disease-diabetes-and-other-chronic-conditions

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Yoga For Better Bone Health

Here is yet another article with a study linking weekly yoga practice to better bone health for those with osteoporosis or osteopenia. If you have been diagnosed with either condition, I would highly recommend participating in a weekly yoga class that moves at a pace that you feel safe and comfortable with.   http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/12/21/12-minutes-of-yoga-for-stronger-bones/

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Magnesium and Ginger for Migraines

Magnesium is said to help prevent and relieve headache symptoms. If you suffer from migraines or any other headaches on a regular basis, you might want to look into taking Mag-Tab SR. This supplement is said to release slower throughout the day. Here is the website- http://www.magtabsr.com/mag-tabsr/doctor-recommended-for-migraines/ Another natural way to fight migraines is with a daily dose of ginger. […]

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Dr. Nelson’s Green Smoothie Recipe

Dr. Cary Nelson has a great green smoothie recipe. I make something similar to this recipe almost everyday. My green smoothie gives me the energy I need for my very busy days. I add fresh lemon to my smoothie and I substitute organic spinach for the kale most of the time. You could substitute orange juice if you don’t like […]

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Free App For Text Neck

Dr. Kenneth Hansraj is the chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine. He published a study in the journal Surgical Technology International┬áthat showed when the head is flexed forward at an angle of 60 degrees to look at a mobile device, the effective weight of the head increases significantly. This forward angle can be equivalent […]

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Eating Grapes For Better Gut Health

Studies have shown that eating grapes helps to reduce inflammation in the body while also restoring gut bacteria. Further analysis is providing us with more evidence about the polyphenols in grapes and their many benefits. There is a link to one of the studies in this article. Grapes are an easy snack to pack, you can add them to your […]

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July Is National Blueberry Month!

There are so many reasons why we should include blueberries in our daily diets. Here is an article about the new study linking blueberries to the list of foods associated with helping to combat depression and PTSD.   http://www.dole.com/Articles/Blueberries_vs_PTSD

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