Top 5 Reasons Running Hurts

Top 5 Reasons Running Hurts and What To Do About It With the cooler weather, runners everywhere, from seasoned vets to first-timers, are hitting the road, but it won’t be long until that painful excuse to hang up the laces creeps up on us. While the title of this post could easily turn into “500 […]

Food is Information – Weight Loss

Are you struggling to lose weight? Are you frequently looking for the next “magic” weight loss supplement or fad diet? Are you losing the same 10-20 pounds, then regaining? We are told it’s all about the mighty calorie. We are told to eat less; exercise more; increase will power-It’s that easy, right? The fact is, […]

Eggs: Are They Good For You

Many people are very confused on whether or not they should eat eggs.  The truth is that eggs are a very healthy source of protein and other vitamins and minerals, however all eggs are not created equal.  This makes shopping for them quite confusing. Being knowledgeable regarding the wording on the carton can make shopping easier and help […]

Insomnia – Meet Your Enemies (Part 1 of 2)

We have all been there:  Laying in bed, staring at the ceiling, watching the fan blades turn over and over again.  You lie there wishing that you could turn your brain off like you could turn the fan off.  Many Americans suffer from Insomnia for years, and like many psychological disorders, it is being worsened […]

Sinus Infection

Sinus infections trouble many Americans every year. It is a leading cause of Urgent Care visits during the winter months. A bacterial sinus infection is frequently initiated by a viral infection that lingers for too long. Here is some basic information as well as tips to avoid sinus infections. What is a sinus? A sinus, […]

Urgent Care – Stitches

Urgent Care: Stitches, Steri-strips, and Dermabond Lacerations are considered a minor emergency since they need to be fixed urgently. Believe it or not, the skin heals very quickly.   Although the entire wound may not be closed, a wound becomes more difficult to stitch (suture) back together as time passes. By 12 hours, the wound may […]

Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about MTHFR

MTHFR Mutation is a common mutation found in our society.  In fact, 70% of the population has at least 1 copy of the mutation.  It is commonly associated with many conditions: Many psychiatric illnesses (depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, ADD, bipolar, etc) Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Attacks, Strokes) Blood Clots (DVT) Obesity Fatigue Irritable Bowel […]

Fake Niacin

Fake Niacin: Readily Available at your local store! If you or someone you know takes Niacin, please share this blog with them.  This is critical information. Where is Niacin found? There are many sources of niacin on this planet.  Niacin is found in many foods, supplements, and it is readily available in the American diet.  […]

Does Eating Fat, Make You Fat?

Over the years many misconceptions have developed around the concept that eating fat makes you fat.  The media, magazine articles, books, television shows and infomercials discussing popular low-fat diets have contributed in various ways to the diabetes epidemic, poor immune function, increase in autoimmune disease, cancer,  and other chronic illnesses in this country and around […]

Probiotics Help Obtain Optimal Health

What do you think when you hear the word “bacteria”?   Most people think that all bacteria are bad and need to be destroyed, however that is far from the truth.  The human intestinal track is made up of a miraculous complex collection of bugs called the gut microbiome or microbiota. It contains tens of trillions of beneficial […]