Ginger … the superfood

Posted February 15, 2018 By C.B. Swartz

  Ginger is a popular spice, which is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.  It is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices and is closely related to Turmeric. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.  It has a very […]

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It is sad when drugs that are commonly used are shown to pose great dangers to health. This is directly opposed to the reason for which they were created.  In a recent study by Danish researchers, it was found that use of NSAID’s among heart attack survivors greatly increased their risk of a repeat heart attack.  […]

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EXERCISE

Posted February 12, 2018 By C.B. Swartz

There is no way around it. Your body was built to move, so if you want to be physically “well”, you’re going to have to get moving. That doesn’t mean it has to be boring or painful. Start with a goal in mind. Moderate exercise for 45 minutes per day is the amount that has […]

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This is the most important thing you can take away from this article. Water makes up more than two-thirds of the weight of the human body. Without water, humans would die in a few days. All the cells and organs need water to function. Water serves as a lubricant. It makes up saliva and the […]

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Why is it important to maintain an ideal weight?

Posted February 12, 2018 By C.B. Swartz

In short, when you control your weight you control the key factors to your overall health. Lowering body weight, even as little as 10%, has been shown to have phenomenal health benefits that can be more effective than medications. It can help reverse or prevent diabetes and reduce your risk of heart disease. Excess fat […]

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Exercise for Improvement of Quadriceps Strength

Posted February 6, 2018 By C.B. Swartz

If you are planning to start running for the first time ever or if it has been a while since you have run, do this before you take that first step … Sit on the floor with knees flexed. Contract the quads as tightly as you can, trying to straighten out the knee as much […]

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Exercise for Arthritis

Posted February 6, 2018 By C.B. Swartz

Research has shown that exercise can help reduce arthritis pain and improve range of motion, and it’s now considered an essential part of arthritis management. Regular exercise can: Reduce inflammation, stiffness, and joint pain Build muscle around joints, better supporting them and protecting them from shock and daily wear and tear Increase flexibility Improve endurance […]

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