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The Health Potential of you Smart Phone

The Health Potential of you Smart Phone Obesity has been the forward march of technology. Our ability to invent new ways to make life easier moves much faster than our bodies can adapt, so we are left with Stone-Age programming in an advanced world. We don’t have to work as hard to feed ourselves each day […]


Can cashews help control cholesterol?

Can cashews help control cholesterol?

Many Americans struggle with high cholesterol, which puts them at risk for atherosclerosis, stroke or heart attack. Sometimes high cholesterol is due to eating the wrong foods, and sometimes it’s genetic, also known as “familial hypercholesterolemia”. Only 1/500 people have the familial form, so most often diet is to blame. Fortunately, an abundance of research […]



10 Tips to Fuel Up Right for Your Workout

10 Tips to Fuel Up Right for Your Workout

Summer is just around the corner. Kudos to all of you who stuck with your exercise resolutions! A key to keeping your energy levels up before, during, and after exercising is what you eat, your pre-game and post-game strategy if you will. To help you power through your exercise routines and put your healthiest food […]


Nutrition Rx for Injury and Rehab

Nutrition Rx for Injury and Rehab

Nutrition Rx for Injury and Rehab   Nutrition plays an essential role during an athlete’s rehabilitation period, especially for wound healing.  The key nutrients involved in wound healing include protein, carbohydrates, essential fatty acids, and a variety of vitamins, and minerals.  If one of these nutrients is lacking in the athlete’s diet, delayed wound healing […]


Finding the Best Yoga Class for You

Finding the Best Yoga Class for You

  Gyms, fitness studios, health clubs and wellness centers around the world are adding yoga classes to their schedules, but how do you find the right class for you? Yoga styles today range from very gentle and meditative to vigorous and technically demanding, says Mara Carrico, the San Diego, California, based author of Yoga Journal’s […]


5 Ways to get more active outside!

This may not be true for everywhere in the country, but many of us are already seeing signs of spring, which means that we can start to take ourselves back into the great outdoors. Lifting weights or walking on the treadmill are excellent ways to stay fit, but we often see that the most durable […]