Blog Archive

The Learning Curve - Vogue Magazine Nov 20th, 2015

Whenever something I talk about with patients appears in mainstream media, I always like to share with you.  The article I'm going to share with you appeared in Vogue magazine in July 2015 and is titled, "The Learning Curve."The article highlights a recent study in the journal Surgical Technology International....

Did you know this about your gut? Nov 20th, 2015

I came across this article on BBC News, and I thought I should share it with you.A new study has changed the way we look at bacteria in the gut.  Previously, we thought that since our gut bacteria is good for us, the bacteria are cooperating with one another.  However,...

The Importance of Sleep Nov 20th, 2015

We live in a cluttered world! Cities are cluttered, towns are cluttered, markets are cluttered… So is our mind. “Too much to do, very little time…” has almost become a universal phenomenon, creating stress in virtually everyone’s life. Even when one is on leave from work, the mind gets no...

Functional Medicine (part 2) Nov 20th, 2015

As holistic doctors, we place a strong emphasis on prevention of disease and maintaining optimal wellness of mind, body, and spirit throughout all stages of life. Our goal is to help each patient achieve vibrant wellness by promoting healing on all levels--physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.Here at the Center For Health...

Fitter in Five Minutes Nov 20th, 2015

As we discussed a few weeks ago, workouts don't have to take an hour at the gym for you to see results.  You can break your workouts up in to 5-10 minute sessions and feel the same if not better results.  An article in Men's Journal July/August 2015 gives some...

The Gluten Wars Nov 20th, 2015

Most of us have probably heard about gluten free diets and have seen multiple products displaying this label.  An article in June 15, 2015 of TIME takes a look at two new books that take on today's most controversial food--gluten.  The first book is called "Grain of Truth" by Stephen...

How to Shop Nov 20th, 2015

One of the biggest struggles that people have is knowing how to shop and choose the right foods when visiting the grocery store. And while there are SO many choices and a TON of confusion at your local grocer, they've actually made it really EASY for you to shop, if...

The Quest for the Perfect Diet Sep 18th, 2015

An article I read recently reviewed new information regarding how our society's mindsets around modern dietary recommendations and how they are changing.  I hope you find this article useful.In 1970, a physiologist, Ancel Keys, published a study, "Seven Countries Study."  This study examined diets across Europe, U.S., and Asia.  Based...

Tabata Training Sep 4th, 2015

Do you ever find it hard to git in the time to workout?  Committing to an hour in the gym 3-5x/week can be overbearing for some people.  However an article in Men's Journal, July 2014 discusses a new type of working out, Tabata.  You may have heard of HIIT, or...

Rethinking our sugar intake Jul 24th, 2015

Below is a summary of an article I found on BBC regarding sugar intake.  The link for the full article can be found at the bottom of this newsletter.The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), is advising that the recommended daily intake of sugar to be halved in order to reduce...

7 Things that Slow your Metabolism Jul 2nd, 2015

As you know, I am a strong advocate for healthy living and there is some new infomation about a subject that almost everybody wants to know more about:- Speeding up our metabolism.Well - here is a list of things that slows it down- so make a point during the day to...

Training Your Brain for Foods Jul 2nd, 2015

We don't start out in life loving French fries and hating, for example, whole wheat pasta.” These habits happen over time in response to eating - repeatedly - what is out there in the toxic food environment. The good news is that the brain can be trained to prefer healthy...

Good Body Program Results Jul 2nd, 2015

I want to take a moment to tell you about a couple of the successes our patients have with the cellular detox program we offer here at the office. R.R. , 38 years of age and a cancer survivor, decided to make some to significant changes in his lifestyle . He took...

Acoustic Sound Wave Therapy Jul 2nd, 2015

As many of you know, healthcare is in many ways far advanced in Europe.Acoustic Sound Wave Therapy is a technology that has been used very successfully to fight chronic pain from degenerative joint and tendon pains over the last 20 years. I researched this modality over the last several months and I am...

Good Body Program Jul 2nd, 2015

As some of you know, I have now been in practice over 32 years.During all those years a ongoing message of mine has been to "Get Well and Stay Well."You see, many patients come to chiropractic because of back pain or an injury, but stay because of all the other...

Pain Management Jul 2nd, 2015

As part of my ongoing education I just finished a course called "Pain Management through Improving Function" and I wanted to share some very interesting statistics with you: According to a national survey published in the South Medical Journal from 2010 by Breuer et al, more people with back pain consulted a...

Performance Nutrition Jul 2nd, 2015

Like elite athletes, many of us normal mortals push ourselves to the mental and physical limits day after day; however, differently than athletes, we tend to focus just on our work or life performance rather than the body as a whole. Here are five lessons any super busy person can take from the realm of...

Heart Healthy Jul 2nd, 2015

Often times a patient will come to the office and ask about how to take better care of their heart and my answer goes something like this:A machine that does not move is prone to stick, malfunction and break. The human body is no different. The more sedentary a person...

Fats Jul 2nd, 2015

For decades, doctors have told us that saturated fat raises heart disease risk.  But according to a new analysis of 76 past studies, people who ate lots of meat, cheese, and other saturated-fat-packed foods had no more cardiovascular troubles than those who did not. This backs a shift in thinking about...

Probiotics Jul 2nd, 2015

I wanted to share an article with you that I found in "Men's Journal, July 2015.""A number of recent studies suggest that probiotics-microbes taken as a supplement- can promote digestion, boost immunity, support heart health, and relieve allergy symptoms by boosting the amount of healthy bacteria in the gut.Gregor Reid,...