Posts Tagged "Exercise"

7 Habits of Highly Healthy People

7 Habits of Highly Healthy People

  What are Blue Zones? There are 5 identified places in the world where people live long, healthy lives. They have the highest number of healthy centenarians per capita than anywhere else on earth. They are: Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica…

Osteoporosis and Calcium Toxicity

Osteoporosis and Calcium Toxicity

                      .     What is osteoporosis? To be honest, this is not really an easy question, though you will hear simple answers from many practitioners. “It is thinning of…

HealthBrief: Magnesium improves physical performance in older women

HealthBrief: Magnesium improves physical performance in older women

Stay Active & Live Well “Magnesium deficiency has proved capable of impairing exercise capacity and reducing physical performance. It is also associated with an increased inflammatory state, muscle cell alterations attributable to increased oxidative stress, and impaired intracellular calcium homeostasis….

Type 2 Diabetes – How Did I Get Here?

Type 2 Diabetes – How Did I Get Here?

If you have Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), you’ve probably seen a doctor and been put on a blood sugar lowering medication (such as metformin) for it. If you asked how you got it, you may not have gotten an answer,…

Understanding Health and Disease

Understanding Health and Disease

Our understanding of health and disease has changed through time. Evil spirits and vapors were once thought to be the causes of disease. Hippocrates advocated, “Let food be thy medicine.” With the Renaissance came an inquiry into science including that…

Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine

Traditional Western Medicine or Allopathic Medicine sees the individual primarily as individualized organ systems: heart, lungs, kidneys, digestive tract, etc. It assigns diseases to these systems based on a set of symptoms, signs, abnormal labs and tissue pathology. Once the…