Think you’re doing the right thing by drinking diet soda instead of regular? The bad news is diet
soda boasts some serious downsides. Sugar-free substitutes, like aspartame, Splenda and Stevia can
actually harm you and your diet more than you realize.Read More
Ever been scrubbing down the tub or kitchen floor when a headache suddenly strikes? Or have your eyes started burning and watering while using bleach
to clean the toilet? There are reasons the back of common cleaning products are covered with warnings, cautions and alarming statements like “harmful
or fatal” or “hazardous to humans and domestic animals”—but yet we still use them in our homes and around our children,
pets and selves.
If you’re a parent of a teen—or even pre-teen—getting them to go to bed on time at night or waking them up in the morning may be your least
favorite routine. Whether they’ve become a night owl or you have to tell them, “It’s time to get up!” 42 times in the morning—there’s a reason
why and biology plays a big role.
Heart disease tops the list for leading causes of death in the United States.
Without a doubt, this stat is alarming, but there are a lot of things you
can do improve your heart health and decrease your chances of disease—starting today.
Lists of must-have superfoods have been popping up all over the health and wellness world—and for good reason. Each year, experts learn more
about the specific benefits a variety of foods offer the body. Supplementing your weekly menu with these powerhouses helps take your health to the
next level! We've gathered some easy-to-access, well-known superfoods that greatly impact heart health, as well as some other common conditions. While
all the foods below are excellent choices for either gender, these foods are particularly great for men (don't forget to check out our superfoods menu
at the bottom!):
We've discussed the curve in the neck, the four types of curves typically seen and why a healthy curve is important. In today's post, Dr. Sylvia Kim, D.C., longtime chiropractor, takes a look at some of the issues a
less than ideal or problematic curve can cause and Dr. Sylvia shares some of her top
recommendations for keeping up your spinal health.
Some of us love it and some of us hate it—but snow is a part of many of our lives. In
the United States alone, it’s estimated that back and
shoulder injuries caused by shoveling are in the tens of thousands each year. Researchers
at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide
Children’s Hospital mined through almost two decades worth of data and concluded that
an average of 11,500 visits to the emergency room per year are
snow-shoveling related. The vast majority of those injuries were low-back injuries;
the most serious incidents were cardiac-related injuries, totaling
7 percent of the cases.
Whether you’re in a snowy state or just experience a drop in temperatures, parents sometimes struggle to find ways to keep children active during less
than desirable weather. There’s a well-known saying in Norway that many Norwegian kids grow up with, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only
bad clothing.” What a great way to view unfavorable weather!
Through the months of September and March, American families suffer a much higher rate of sickness and disease—especially
kids. In fact, it’s estimated that between the ages of 0-6, little ones can get colds anywhere from
8 to 12 times a year (and adolescents about 2 times
a year). But we think that’s still WAY too much. Here are some helpful things you can do to help
your children fight off those sick days with the healthiest
immune systems possible.