Fitness Standards for Adults: Here’s What They’re Good For

President John F. Kennedy once said, “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” Since July 16, 1955, the American government has shown at least a political interest in the health of Americans. Under President Eisenhower, the President’s […]

Are Stand-Up Desks Really Any Healthier for Office Workers?

  Standing desks or stand-up desks are not a new fad. They’ve been around since at least the time of Benjamin Fra nklin, the founding father who used one over two hundred years ago. However, there remains a great deal of controversy regarding the benefits and drawbacks of stand-up desks. A number of sources agree […]

Look Who Else Uses Chiropractic Care: Ironman Triathletes

Regarded as one of the most difficult endurance sporting events in the world, the Ironman Triathlon motto is “Swim 2.4 miles! Bike 112 miles! Run 26.2 miles! Brag for the rest of your life.” Since 1978, when the first Ironman Triathlon was held in Kon a, on the Big Island of Hawaii, dozens more have […]

More Good News About Walking: It’s Good for Lower Back Pain Too!

Lower back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints. It’s also one of the most common reasons that people visit their doctor or chiropractor. An estimated 60-80 percent of the population will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. But luckily, exercise can help prevent or alleviate the condition, and a […]

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Preventing Back and Neck Injuries in Young Football Players

When you’re young it’s easy to believe you’re invincible and that accidents and injuries are things that only happen to other people.  However, when kids play a contact sport such as football, there’s a very real risk of injuries that can affect them for the rest of their lives. Of the more than one 1 […]

Medical Study PROVES: “Nerve Pressure LEADS To DISEASED ORGANS

This is something I think you’ll want to read.      If you have any children, grandchildren, or even just friends, you need to read this handout. I’m not sure I’ve told you this or not, but it’s important enough that it bears repeating.   This is a factual study that explains in simple terms […]

The Latest Research on Restricted-Calorie Diets

The notion that a restricted-calorie diet can increase our lifespan has been around since an experiment that was done on rats in 1934.  During this experiment, rats were fed a diet that contained an adequate allowance of all key nutrients but a sharply reduced number of calories.  These rats lived twice as long as the […]

Can Vitamin C Really Help Your Immune System?

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is the most commonly used supplement of all the recommended daily vitamins, and it’s no wonder.  In the 1970s Nobel Prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling promoted the idea that mega-doses of vitamin C could be used for a number of health benefits, including prevention of the common cold.  This possibility naturally had […]

Want Your Kids to Eat Well? Teach Them to Cook!

While chatting with patients recently about their families’ meal schedules and eating habits, I noticed a disturbing pattern that’s worth writing about.  It has to do with kids and the way we’re teaching them to approach food.  Whether we call it “grab-and-go” or “fast food at home”, there are clear signs that our children are […]