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.
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.
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)
It’s not as easy to be true to one’s principles when under stress. There’s not much I won’t eat, but I do draw the line at Vienna sausages or, as some of us say in the South, “Vie-EE-ner sawsidjiz.” (No, Southerners are not stupid, but I certainly realize saying things like “Vie-EE-ner sawsidjiz” makes us … Continue reading “Vitalism Signs” – Rebecca Koch
This is an X-ray of my spine one year ago, when I moved my life from New York City to Marietta, Georgia to begin Chiropractic school at Life University. I have had scoliosis my entire life and have been under chiropractic care since high school. My spine has now begun to straighten out at the … Continue reading Scoliosis in Powerlifting – Vanessa Gale, D.C.
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
The Mastermind Behind the Masterpiece by THE ATLAS OF LIFE on OCTOBER 8, 2010 Everything in life requires organization in order to exist. From the smallest atom to the tiniest amoeba to the sprouting plant bud to the enormous blue whale, everything has a certain structure and function necessary to survive. I once heard Dr. Reggie Gold use the example … Continue reading The Atlas of Life BLOG
<<<WARNING>>> <<<Not intended for those too immature to talk about normal bodily functions!>>> Now that that's out of the way... When was the last time you exerted yourself? Many women have an issue with GOING when physically pushed to the extreme. Yes, you read that right. I'm talking about when a lift or movement is … Continue reading “Pssss… I Exerted Myself” – Vanessa Gale, D.C.