How to Follow a Raw Vegan Diet: Benefits and Risks

Though the raw vegan diet isn’t new, it has been regaining popularity recently. It combines the principles of veganism with those of raw foodism. While some people may choose to follow it for ethical or environmental reasons, most do it for its purported health benefits. These include weight loss, improved heart health and a lower risk of diabetes. However, a … Read More

Think You’re Metabolically Healthy? Only 12% of Americans Fit the Bill

Poor metabolic health increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. you think you’ve got good metabolic health just because you see a “normal” weight on the scale, think again.  New research shows that an “alarmingly low” number of American adults are achieving optimal metabolic health, leaving the majority of people at increased risk for serious diseases. In a study published … Read More

For Aging Bodies, Endurance and Resistance Training Can Help

Resistance training can help keep aging hearts healthy. For people entering their senior years, staying physically active is key to staying healthy. But it can be difficult to determine which type of workout is best for aging bodies. Now, two recent studies take a look at what impact endurance training (including aerobic exercises like biking and running) and resistance training … Read More

Beyond Opioids: The Future of Pain Management

March 14, 2018 — Cindi Scheib wanted to die. A three-day weekend spent jumping and dancing on Labor Day 2014 had left her with a neck injury – specifically the cervical spine – that was possibly an exacerbation of an unrecognized mountain biking injury earlier that year. To make matters worse, her doctor performed the surgery to fix the injury … Read More