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As even a further service to our clients, we have compiled a group of articles that we think might interest you. Why "Everything In Moderation" Isn't Good Diet Advice
What are some of the biggest dogmas that have been perpetuated by conventional health wisdom in recent decades? I can think of two in particular: "everything in moderation" and "eat a balanced diet."
There is some sense in these statements. Eating a broad range of foods can minimize the occurrence of micronutrient deficiencies, which are rife in a Western diet. Similarly, not overindulging in certain foods can help mitigate the harm of overexposure to certain nasties such as sugar, industrial chemicals or heavy metals.
Yet these ideas are simplistic. There's no point eating a broad diet if most of what you consume is rubbish - refined carbohydrates, processed meats and alcohol.
added August 2014 Why Sitting Is Killing You + 9 Things You Can Do About It
"Sitting," says Dr. James Levine, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic who has researched the dangers of a sedentary life for the last 15 years, "is the new smoking." Levine's studies have shown that sitting around-as many of us do for both work and pleasure-is bad for your health.
added May 2014 Detox Days
Spring is a great time to start a detox. But how to start? Check out this artcile
added April 2014 Meditation for Fatigue & Depression in Multiple Sclerosis
Learning mindfulness meditation may help people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) with the fatigue, depression and other life challenges that commonly accompany the disease.
added November 2010 Eating Broccoli Could Guard Against Arthritis
Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are launching a groundbreaking new project to investigate the benefits of broccoli in the fight against osteoarthritis.
added September 2010 All Pain is Not the Same: Gender Differences in Chronic Pain
Women experience chronic pain longer, more intensely and more often than men, according to a psychologist who works with both men and women dealing with diseases and conditions that leave them suffering.
added August 2010 Coffee or Tea: Enjoy Both in Moderation for Heart Benefits
Coffee and tea drinkers may not need to worry about indulging. High and moderate consumption of tea and moderate coffee consumption are linked with reduced heart disease.
added July 2010 Hip Exercises Found Effective at Reducing, & Eliminating Common Knee Pain in Runners
A twice weekly hip-strengthening regimen performed for six weeks proved surprisingly effective at reducing--and in some cases eliminating--knee pain referred to as patellofemoral pain (PFP) in female runners.
added June 2010 Low-Carb Diet Effective at Lowering Blood Pressure
In a head-to-head comparison, two popular weight loss methods proved equally effective at helping participants lose significant amounts of weight AND lowering blood pressure.
added April 2010 Valentine's Day Indulgences Can Be Heart Healthy
Research Shows Things Associated with the Holiday, From Fruit and Wine to Massage, Can Lower Stress and Reduce Heart Risk
added February 2010 Optimism Appears to Lower Women's Risk of Death
Optimistic women have a lower risk of developing heart disease or dying from any cause compared to pessimistic women, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
added February 2010
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