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Spring Clean Your Health

Wow, March sure did spring up on us fast, huh? If you’re like many Americans, you’re going to use the warmer weather that comes with spring to do some serious cleaning in your home. But did y [...]

March 2, 2017



3 Ways to Help Your Produce Last

     Spring is on the horizon, which means all that delicious produce from farms across the country will soon be in countertops all over America.      But if you [...]

March 1, 2017



Condition of the Month: Sciatica

The term sciatica describes the symptoms of leg pain—and possibly tingling, numbness, or weakness—that originate in the lower back and travel through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve [...]

March 1, 2017



What fit people do for lunch

     If you’re looking to get into shape, what you do at lunch could make or break your goals.      Don’t let lunchtime be your undoing! Here’s one thing yo [...]

March 1, 2017



Valentine’s Day Facts

• On Valentine’s Day every year, there are at least 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates sold. • On average, men spend double the amount of money on Valentine`s Day gifts than women sp [...]

February 1, 2017



Why do we draw a heart like that?

Do you remember the day? Eighth grade science class. You’re learning about human anatomy: the lungs, kidneys, spleen. Then out of nowhere your teacher tries to tell you the heart looks l [...]

February 1, 2017



What you should eat BEFORE a workout

     Sustaining your intensity during exercise could be as simple as peeling a banana.      Research shows eating fruit no more than 30 minutes before a workout c [...]

February 1, 2017



Fussy Baby? Chiropractic Can Help.

     Sleepless nights are par for the course when you have a new baby, but sometimes those cries can mean something more.      A colicky baby is hard on th [...]

February 1, 2017



7 Tips to Start 2017 Positive

Every year it’s the same thing. You vow that on Jan. 1 you’re going to eat better. Exercise. And lose weight. Those are all noble goals, and will serve you well if you stick to them. Bu [...]

January 4, 2017



I Challenge You to a Walk Off!

     Okay folks, you want my opinion?      People are lazy. And they’re getting lazier by the minute!      It’s not all their fault tho [...]

January 1, 2017



Exercise can reverse skin aging!

Time is often not very kind to us. As we get older, we typically feel it, and even more unfortunately, we often times look it. As many of us know from woeful experience, our skin changes as the yea [...]

November 1, 2016



Tips for a Thin(ner) Thanksgiving

Any holiday where the focus is the food is a good holiday in my book. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy…I just drooled on my keyboard. And since it only comes around one d [...]

November 1, 2016



Enough with the soda already!

By Caitlin Zientarski We don’t get preachy very often, especially when it comes to food. We are all about moderation…if you want a dessert every once and a while, go ahead! Enjoy life. But t [...]

November 1, 2016



Why Sitting Is the New Smoking

By Adam Horwitz      Sitting down on the job has become the norm in today’s work environment...and Americans are paying the price.      For man [...]

October 1, 2016



What’s the deal with this smoothie craze?!

  If you’ve checked out YouTube or any health blog recently, you’ve no doubt seen someone blending up some fruits and vegetables as part or all of their breakfast.    & [...]

October 1, 2016



School’s In Full Swing: What’s it doing to your child’s back?

Summer break is over and it’s time for your kids to head back to school. But will their backs be ruined as a result? We don’t often think about back pain in children, but this is exactly the tim [...]

September 1, 2016



Are these three health foods a passing fad?

Food trends come and go, so how can we be sure that the next great superfood is actually worthwhile or just a flash in the pan? Let’s choose three of the biggest names being batted around by nutrit [...]

September 1, 2016



Watch Your Waist – It may shorten your life!

Everyone wants 6-pack abs, but did you know that having a smaller waist isn’t just attractive…it could add years to your life! Waist circumference significantly reduces lifespan, according to a r [...]

September 1, 2016



The Kardashians Can Help You Burn More Calories

Pop quiz, hot shot. You begrudgingly pull yourself onto a treadmill and flip on the TV affixed to your machine. What do you choose to watch?

  • A) Jeopardy (there’s just something about upl [...]

    August 2, 2016



Arthritis Relief

Got arthritis? Most people know how well chiropractic care treats physical pain, especially in the back and neck. But chiropractic is excellent at helping with a whole host of ailments, including e [...]

August 1, 2016



5 Reasons You Need a Workout Partner ASAP

     Getting the motivation to exercise is only step one, but what a giant step it is.      There’s lots of ways you can get the gumption to go, but one tried a [...]

June 8, 2016



Moms lose 9 hours of sleep a week

     Here’s the most surprising news story to come out in the last year: Moms of young kids don’t get enough sleep.      Take a moment to let the sh [...]

June 8, 2016



You, too, can become a morning person

     Ugh…mornings.      If it wasn’t for kids, many of us would probably need an alarm clock to wake us up by noon.      Thank God for [...]

June 8, 2016



Top 5 Spring Produce You Need to Be Eating Right Now!

     This is it! The moment we’ve been waiting for…      Spring!      It’s finally here: the warmer weather, the blooming flowers, an [...]

March 2, 2016



A Couple that Sweats Together Stays Together

How to become a fit couple      Want a way to strengthen your relationship, as well as your core?      Bring your partner to the gym!  &n [...]

February 1, 2016



7 Totally Manageable Resolutions to Get Healthy in 2016

     Let’s be real: New Year’s Resolutions are notoriously unachievable.      First of all, people put too much pressure on themselves to change their entire [...]

December 31, 2015



Why don’t indigenous cultures have back pain?

If you’re reading this, your back probably hurts. At least statistically. An estimated 85% of people in the U.S. will suffer from back pain at some time during their lives. But why? W [...]

August 7, 2015



Get the Most Out of Coconut Oil

3 tips for choosing the best stuff      Coconut oil seems to be all the rage right now, and with good reason. It contains healthy fatty acids, which have been shown to help brain dis [...]

July 15, 2015



It’s all about B.B.Q. — Bring Better Quality!

Make these dishes for a more healthful 4th by Dr. Chris Tomshack Pulled pork. Brisket. Potato salad. It’s all delicious, and it’s all horrible for you. But you don’t have to stick to just celery [...]

July 15, 2015



How to Cheat Like a Champion

5 Cheat Meal Strategies for Weight Loss by Adam Horwitz Once you come to terms with the fact that eating less is the only way you’re going to lose weight, it can be comforting to know that your life [...]

July 15, 2015



Today Will Be the Day! 4 Tips for Fitness First Timers

Summer is heating up, and if you just began a journey to get into shape, let me let you in on a little secret: It’s hard. There’s no way around it. Eating less, eating the right f [...]

June 25, 2015



If you’re older and you know it lift some weights!

By Dr. Chris Tomshack, D.C. You may think that a quick shuffle around the retirement community is enough to keep your health in check during your Golden Years, but not so, according to a recen [...]

June 25, 2015



Not So Sweet: World Health Organization says sugar intake should be half of what was previously recommended

We can’t sugar coat this: The World Health Organization now says daily sugar intake should only be 5% of your total calories—or less than one can of soda per day—which is half of what the agen [...]

June 25, 2015



Should You Be Eating Like a Caveman?

If you’ve been paying attention to diet trends over the last year, you’ve no doubt heard about the Paleo diet. The idea with this new diet fad is that humans never evolved to eat processed [...]

June 25, 2015



7 Things About You that Could Make Your Child Obese

By Dr. Chris Tomshack, D.C. Parenting is tough, especially when you’re trying to get your kids to share your healthy lifestyle. It’s so much easier to put McDonald’s in front of their fa [...]

June 25, 2015



Workouts for Women? Nonsense!

How men could benefit from exercises marketed to their wives. By Adam Horwitz Dudes. Listen up. Just because the majority of people in your local spin class wear yoga pants doesn’t mean y [...]

June 25, 2015



Intermittent Fasting: Is this the best way to eat to lose weight?

By Adam Horwitz It’s been beaten into our heads for about a decade now: The way to lose weight is to eat 6 or 7 small meals every two to three hours. This keeps our metabolism up, th [...]

June 25, 2015



Eat this instead!

I know you’re craving something that you’ll just regret eating later, but trust me, once your belly’s full you won’t care what you just put in your mouth. So why not make it something hea [...]

June 25, 2015



Eating on the Road? Here’s some tips to make sure you’re meeting your goals when away from home

As the warm weather breaks, hitting the road for a vacation sounds better and better. The problem with being so far away from home — and your fridge — is that you’re forced to eat whatev [...]

June 25, 2015



Why you should focus on this nut in 2015

Ah, Brazil. Land of sun. Beautiful beaches. And the epic party known as Carnivàle. But let’s not forget about the South American country’s most important contribution: the migh [...]

June 25, 2015



What’s the Deal with Bulletproof Coffee?

If you haven’t heard, there’s a new way health enthusiasts are drinking their coffee. And it involves butter. The fad — which involves putting grass-fed butter and coconut oil [...]

June 25, 2015



Three Ways to Help Your Produce Last

Spring is on the horizon, which means all that delicious produce from farms across the country will soon be in countertops all across America. But if you find that the produce in your house g [...]

June 25, 2015



8 Tips for a Guilt-Free Valentine’s Dinner

By Adam Horwitz Better get those reservations scheduled. Couples from all over will be celebrating their love this February 14th, and that usually means a delicious, and heavy, romantic [...]

June 25, 2015



What you should eat BEFORE a workout

By Dr. Chris Tomshack, DC Sustaining your intensity during exercise could be as simple as peeling a banana. Research shows eating fruit no more than 30 minutes before a workout can hel [...]

June 25, 2015



Fussy Baby? Chiropractic Can Help.

By Dr. Chris Tomshack, DC Sleepless nights are par for the course when you have a new baby, but sometimes those cries can mean something more. A colicky baby is hard on the whole famil [...]

June 25, 2015



Strange New Year’s Traditions From Around the World

By Adam Horwitz New year, new beginnings. No matter where you live, the New Year represents something magical. It’s a chance to start over, to get it right this time, to make a wish. [...]

June 25, 2015



A Resolution You Will Nail!

Okay, New Year’s resolutions are in full swing, which means breaking those resolutions is just around the corner, right? WRONG! This year, how about just making a simple, yet life changing resolu [...]

June 25, 2015



I Challenge You to a Walk off!

By Jennifer Work-Smith walking poster Okay folks, you want my opinion? People are lazy. And they’re getting lazier by the minute! It’s not all their fault though. I have [...]

June 25, 2015



Fiber, fiber it’s good for your

It’s no secret that fiber is good for you. It regulates your digestive system, keeps you full so you don’t overeat throughout the day, and has also been shown to lower your risk for diseases li [...]

June 2, 2015



Wine and Chocolate May Keep You Young!

It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for: wine and chocolate does, in fact, provide anti-aging benefits! Let the masses rejoice. The results from studies proving the connection between a compoun [...]

June 2, 2015