Don’t forget your shoes

Don’t forget your shoes
So you have been working out for a while now. You’re starting to see some results and you feel better about how you look and feel. Then, for no reason that you can fathom, you start to feel a slight pain in your knees, ankles or lower back that wasn’t there a day or two ago. You think to yourself;...Read More

Still think those energy shots and drinks are okay?

Still think those energy shots and drinks are okay?
With the popularity of so called “Energy Drinks” on the rise, one has to wonder what consequences may arise from the consumption of these drinks.  These caffeinated beverages are the currently the fastest growing “soft drink” in the United States.  With about $9 billion in sales in the US last year, an increase of 17%, people can’t seem to get...Read More

The fountain of youth or false hope?

The fountain of youth or false hope?
For centuries man has been searching for ways to become young again.  Ponce Deleon searched for the fountain of youth.  Later in history, snake oil salesmen peddled “magic cures” for ageing and other maladies.  Today we have an abundance of marketing coming at us from the TV, radio, magazines and the internet claiming that there really is a “magic cure”...Read More

Time for the game

Time for the game
Fall has arrived in the Northern latitudes.  The days are getting shorter, the gardens are about done for the year, the kids are back I school, the leaves are turning color and starting to drop.  Many are putting away the camping gear, the boat, the bikes and all things summer.  Fall can be a wonderful time of year.  There are...Read More

Eating to protect your memory

Eating to protect your memory
When we think of Alzheimer’s disease, we think of a condition that affects the elderly.  The onset of this debilitating disease not affects the patient but the family who has to stand by and watch as they watch as their loved one slowly slips away.  The truth is Alzheimer’s is a continuum of illness that starts years or even decades...Read More

Is your arthritis causing anxiety and depression?

Is your arthritis causing anxiety and depression?
Are you one of the 50 million that has some form of arthritis?  There are many forms of arthritis including such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus and fibromyalgia.  These and the many other forms of arthritis are the leading cause of disability in the United States.  Not only does arthritis affect your joints or your ability to stay fit...Read More