Beyond Bad Backs: What Chiropractic Is and How It Can Help You – Christopher Kent, D.C.

Many people have a misconception about chiropractic and the critical role it plays in health and well-being. That misconception is that chiropractic care is limited to treating back and neck pain. Although many people have experienced relief from back and neck pain through chiropractic services, the foundation, intent, and vision of chiropractic is far beyond … Continue reading Beyond Bad Backs: What Chiropractic Is and How It Can Help You – Christopher Kent, D.C.

Leucine Triggers Muscle Growth – Jeff Volek, Ph.D., R.D.

How much do you need of this branched chain amino acid to get results?Researchers have known about leucine for decades, but exciting new research has shed a new and broader light on this important health-promoting amino acid. Much of protein’s benefits may be attributable to leucine due to its ability to stimulate protein synthesis, help … Continue reading Leucine Triggers Muscle Growth – Jeff Volek, Ph.D., R.D.

Exercise May Preserve Brain Better Than Games – Elizabeth Landau (CNN.com)

One of the sad realities about Alzheimer's disease is that there's no way of preventing it – at least not yet.  We know some people are genetically or biologically at greater risk than others, but researchers want to find out how we can fight it off, or at least delay it. The strongest evidence for … Continue reading Exercise May Preserve Brain Better Than Games – Elizabeth Landau (CNN.com)

The Straight Dope on Cholesterol: 10 Things You Need to Know: Part 1 – Peter Attia

To put this summary post and, more importantly, this 10-part series in perspective, let’s examine one of the most pervasive pieces of dietary advice given to people worldwide: “Eating foods that contain any cholesterol above 0 mg is unhealthy.” - T. Colin Campbell, PhD, author of The China Study. No summary of this length can begin … Continue reading The Straight Dope on Cholesterol: 10 Things You Need to Know: Part 1 – Peter Attia