Healthy and Happy New Beginnings

Over half of the United States population makes resolutions for the New Year but only 8% are successful in keeping them. Losing weight is the most common resolution but is also the least likely to be accomplished. For the New Year, in hopes of helping you stay healthy, happy and fit, here are some... -Read More

How to Break Your Resolutions

Have you broken your New Year’s resolutions yet? Come on, be honest! Did you ever wonder why January 1st compels you to determine to lose weight, start exercising, eat better, stop drinking, watch less TV, spend more time with the family, make more money, be more productive, or break off that wrong relationship, but... -Read More

Seven Tips To A Healthy, Stress-Free Christmas

Holiday stress isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s sickening. It literally makes you physically ill if you let it—and many people do. I know that because I’m a pain management doctor and I counsel patients on how to minimize their Christmas-time stress to minimize their pain and other symptoms. Are you ready for a surprise? In this article,... -Read More

10 Health & Fitness Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is right around the corner and now is the time to prepare for a healthy holiday. Preparation is the key to avoiding unhealthy pitfalls during the holidays. Every year I hear and see the same pattern from many of our patients, I like to call it “the great disconnect.” This happens... -Read More

Overcoming the Season of Temptation

Here we are again, right in the middle of it, and the closer we are to Christmas the worse it gets! Starting with those little candies at Halloween and continuing through the wings and nachos of Super Bowl Sunday, it’s the three toughest months of the year to stay healthy; what can be called... -Read More

Food Supplements for Better Health

Did you know that more people die each year from diseases of excess than from hunger and starvation? Yes, it’s true! Obesity, overeating, and being overweight are linked to more deaths worldwide than famine. While it is universal for churches to emphasize ministries that feed the poor in far off lands, the disease-causing indulgences... -Read More

What is CrossFit?

Is it possible that you get to the gym everyday just out of habit but it’s the same old routine? Monday is chest and arms, Tuesday is back and legs, Wednesday is cardio day on the treadmill, etc. That routine was mine until just a few years ago. Some of us have had the... -Read More

Natural Health Remedies

When it comes to illness, you cannot make a wise choice about treatment options unless you first know the cause of your problem. Despite this fact, the most common approach to healthcare for Christians, as well as the general population, is modern medicine; also known as the allopathic model. Allopathic medicine is popular because... -Read More

Harvest Treats

October is upon us and the year 2012 seems to be flying by. Fall will be settling in soon, which means longer evenings and cooler days. Here are some October themed dishes for the young at heart. Harvest Soup 1 Tbsp olive oil 4 chicken breasts (skinned, deboned, chopped) 1 large onion, large dice... -Read More

September Eats

Finding tasty meals that takes minimal time to prepare is hard, especially with lengthy to-do lists and chores that seem to pile up out of nowhere. Here are some quick recipes to help lighten the workload. Mixed Greens Salad PREP TIME: 10 minutes TOTAL TIME: 15-20 minutes Serves: Eight 1 cup portions 1/3 Cup... -Read More