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A Healthy Diet is More Important than Genetics in Managing our Weight

The human genome project was started in 1993 and completed in 2003. In the years leading up to and surround the human genome project we were told about all the great things that would come from this investment. Things like

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition

Low T Linked to Ibuprofen Use

Have you heart these commercials about “Low T?” The first time I heard one several years ago I was taken aback now they are commonplace and I think we all understand that there is an issue with low testosterone that

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Wellness

Is There a War on Supplements

Is there a war on supplements? I frequently read Mercola.com which is the largest alternative health site on the internet. He had a post from December 30, 2017 about this war on supplements, essential oils, and homeopathy. I am not

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Wellness

Healthy New Year in 2017

Happy New Year!!! Here’s to a healthy new year in 2017. The new year is here and have you made any resolutions? Year after year the top new year’s resolutions deal with health and well being. Is that true for you?

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Local Events, Nutrition

Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA

  Did you see this Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA which was released in November? I know it sounds like an article from the Onion but world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking really did release a public service announcement on the obesity

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

Soda Tax

Lots of news this week about a soda tax, both locally and world wide. If you live in the Chicagoland area it has been reported a once cent per ounce tax on soda (we call it pop in these parts),

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

What are you doing to Improve your health?

What are you doing to improve your health? This is a question we all need to be constantly asking and re-evaluating for ourselves. Many of the illness and death we see in the United States are from causes that are modifiable

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition, Wellness

Chiropractic care may have an effect on brain function

It has been well understood that chiropractic spinal manipulations have an effect on body functioning including neurological function. The question has been how exactly does this happen. There are studies that have found response in nerve tissue to spinal manipulations

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Wellness

Vitamin D Deficiency Predicts Cognitive Decline

The findings of a recent study published in the journal Neurology indicate that vitamin D deficiency predicts cognitive decline. The evidence that Vitamin D is important for our health is overwhelming. Those who still deny Vitamin D supplementation is important

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

High Carbohydrate Diet Is Associated with Dementia

Carbohydrates are a huge dietary problem in our country. Our diets are too unbalanced, we eat too much carbohydrates for the amount of healthy fat and protein we ingest. This is mostly due to the push in the 1970’s to

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

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