Monthly Archives: March 2014

 

Belly Size versus BMI

  Just stepping on the scale doesn’t tell you much about your future health.  That is why health professionals use a variety of measures to help predict a client’s risk of heart disease, cancer, respiratory problems and premature aging and/or death.   Commonly the Body Mass Index (BMI) is used.  The BMI is a measure […]

Posture – The Key to Lasting Physical Improvement

We can change the inside of our bodies, our appearance, even our height simply by learning good posture and how to hold our bodies in proper alignment.    Yes stretching leads to more flexibility and agility but if done with poor posture and a body that is misaligned movement will be limited.  A door can’t […]

Do You Need to Be On a Statin?

We have been talking a lot about heart disease lately.  First we were thrilled with the scientific findings linking heart disease to sugar, have a look at our blog from February 14, 2014.  Because we firmly believe that it is the sugar, not the fat, that is killing us.   Last week we focused on […]

The Benefits of Cholesterol

Cholesterol (a steroid lipid) has been vilified, leading many to believe that it is a leading cause of heart disease.  Routinely doctors monitor our blood cholesterol to see if a cholesterol lowering medication should be prescribed to lower our risk of heart disease.   The usual recommendation is to consume no more than 300 mg […]
Bones are half water and half solid matter. Two pounds calcium and one pound phosphorus. #healthyhabits... https://t.co/uZ4Vs3LIiz
Bones are half water and half solid matter. Two pounds calcium and one pound phosphorus. #healthyhabits https://t.co/Dze6om0SU6
Four times your body weight is absorbed by the feet when running. 3 foot arches absorb and distribute that impact.… https://t.co/jUrvxqhPwn
There are 637 muscles in the body. #healthyhabits
If you have non-traumatic inflammation that you feel in your hands, you have inflammation everywhere in your body. #healthyhabits
Capillaries are 1 cell thick and are the exchange site between tissues and blood for waste an nutrients. #healthyhabits
An average 6 foot male has 60,000 miles of arteries, veins and capillaries. #healthyhabits
Disease is DEFICIENCY and TOXICITY. #healthyhabits
Health is not a lack of symptoms, it is optimal cell function. #healthyhabits
Strained Achilles tendon? Most tendon pain will improve by reducing the load on the tendon or by increasing normal… https://t.co/8hIOccbnmn