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The ABCs of Dietary Fiber: 3 Common Questions Answered

Posted on January 19, 2017

We often hear that we should eat more fiber, but few people understand what dietary fiber really is or why it’s so important to our health. Couple that with the confusing messages we receive about nutrition from all angles, and it’s enough to make us consider throwing in the towel.   At… Read More

Healthy Eating

Posted on February 07, 2012

There are so many people willing to give you advice on living a healthy life. They promise if you follow their word, and advice, you will be assured a great body and a healthy life. It seems with all these so called experts telling you what to do; it still… Read More

Adult Food Allergy

Posted on January 31, 2012

There are literally hundreds of types of allergies known to mankind. Some allergies are found in the environment, such as hay fever, and other pollens and vegetation. Another major issue with allergies is in our food groups. Many adults and children suffer from food allergies. In many cases a person may… Read More

Obesity in Kids - What causes it?

Posted on January 24, 2012

Many people struggle with weight gain or being overweight their entire lives. The sad truth is that obesity in kids has risen to staggering numbers in the past couple of decades. Being overweight is never a good thing in adults, but being obese as a child is even worse. These issues… Read More

Food Allergy Diet - Finding the Cause of Your Allergy

Posted on January 17, 2012

There are hundreds of different types of allergies. Some allergic reactions come from environmental causes, such as dust, pet dander, and pollen. Food allergies make up a large percentage of allergies found both in adults and children. Some food allergies are mild and cause minimal discomfort. Other food allergies can… Read More

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Back Pain - Understanding and Managing the Condition

Posted on January 12, 2012

When most of us hear the word “arthritis,” what we’re really picturing isn’t rheumatoid arthritis, but rather “osteoarthritis,” the most common form of the condition. The differences between the two forms vary drastically. Rheumatoid arthritis can be a crippling disease, and if you think you may be suffering from it,… Read More

Abdominal Strain - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Posted on December 29, 2011

Abdominal strain isn’t pretty. True, it’s a muscle strain, but unlike most other muscle strains, an abdominal muscle strain typically isn’t one you can sport with ease or dignity. They hurt; at best, they feel awkward internally, while also making you feel awkward as a social human being. Abdominal strains… Read More

What are the Causes of Lower Back Pain?

Posted on December 13, 2011

Lower back pain (also called lumbago) is pain in the lumbar region of the back, which is located just above the tailbone area.  Most Americans will experience pain in the lower back at some point in their lives, so this is a fairly common ailment. In 99% of these cases, the… Read More

Shoulder Pain Relief – Causes and Treatments

Posted on December 06, 2011

People develop aches and pains in their shoulders for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, they can be caused by something as simple as a pinched nerve. What Did I Do? Many of us get minor aches and pains from time to time, and in most cases they leave as quickly as they… Read More

Recovery from Lumbar Fusion

Posted on September 20, 2011

“Yikes! I’m having back surgery! Then what?” Lest you’re wondering what recovering from back surgery is like, here’s an idea of what to expect. Some of it may surprise you – even pleasantly! After you get home from the hospital . . . Which you were in for probably three to four days,… Read More