What You Need to Know About Acupuncture

Can acupuncture help me? Find out!

Acupuncture can treat a variety of illness and disease states. One example is arthritis, an inflammatory condition quite prevalent in the baby boomer generation. Acupuncture can be helpful in giving relief to many arthritis sufferers. How does this work? Most practitioners of acupuncture answer this question using “Eastern Concepts” of energy flow or “chi,” which [...]

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Tips on getting a good night's sleep

A good night’s sleep is essential for having a wonderful productive day! Each of us knows the feeling and how difficult it is to function on too little shut-eye. Here are some tips to keep in mind to ensure a good night’s sleep: Your body likes a routine that includes going to sleep and waking [...]

Going Gluten-Free: Answers to Your Most Common Questions

Going Gluten-Free

If you have been diagnosed with celiac disease, proper nutrition plays an integral role in managing signs and symptoms of the disease and in preventing complications.  Although a complete overhaul of your current diet may seem daunting, it is important to realize that many of the foods you already consume can be safely incorporated into [...]

Summer Skin Safety: Preventing Melanoma

Tips for summer skin safety - preventing melanoma

Melanoma is a cancer that originates in melanocytes of the skin. The incidence of Melanoma has recently gone up. Reasons for this increase include depletion of the ozone layer and tanning bed use. If caught early this cancer has a cure rate of over 90%. Up to one-fifth of patients diagnosed late will die. This [...]

Grilling Up Healthy Summer Meals

healthy grilling for summer

With plenty of warm evenings and sunny weekends ahead, take the time to heat up the BBQ and grill some healthy and delicious meals.  Keep these healthy grilling tips in mind when preparing your summer favorites. Stay Lean: Choose protein sources that are lower in saturated fat such as lean cuts of beef (labeled “loin,” [...]