Today's guest post is a three part blog by Tianna Meriage-Reiter, PT, DPT, PYT. Read more about Tianna. Food, lifestyle and medicine have a large effect on chronic inflammation but very little information is out there to help navigate the country of reactive medicine. We ultimately take medicine to get a result, right?–decreased pain, decreased inflammation, improve digestion because we’re … [Read more...] about Is Your Lifestyle Causing Chronic Inflammation? How to Take Back Control.
Let’s Talk Nutrition: Are Your Health Pros Rainbow Advocates? This week's post is by guest blogger and Yale educated CNM, Beth Genly. Read more about her here How often is your health care provider reminding you to eat whole foods, including a full rainbow of fruits and veggies? How about your fitness professional? Or, are the people you are relying on for health advice still mainly … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Nutrition: Are Your Health Pros Rainbow Advocates?
Advocating for Anti-Cancer Care in the US I can sum up 20 years of frustration from seeing women (and men) not get the health care they need in one sentence: We need health care, not the SICK care we currently have in the United States. The World Health Organization speaks loud and clear in their latest Cancer Report: "We cannot treat our way out of the cancer problem." "More commitment … [Read more...] about Advocating for Anti-Cancer Care in the US
The Science of Green Parenting Green parenting can go a long way toward improving the health of America’s mothers, families, children, and of the entire planet. I encourage all parents to reduce, reuse, and recycle (The 3-R’s) when they can. Simple strategies include ridding the home of unnecessary chemicals like cleaners, pesticides in the yard and garden like weed killers and fertilizers, … [Read more...] about The Science of Green Parenting
Go Non-GMO It takes quite a bit of homework to be able to feed my family of five (all of them hungry boys, mind you) a non-GMO, organic diet. I've been doing it for about 10 years now. It is difficult, but not impossible. We do it on a reasonable budget, and the kids love what we cook (yes, you heard that right). What does a diet like that look like, you say, and why should I try to do the … [Read more...] about Feed Your Family Safe: Buy Clean Food
Anti-Cancer 101: Avoid Pesticides Here's How: Eat Seasonally Learn about the ways veggies (and fruits) are grown Eat Organic Try Cleaning Here are some other helpful links for your family's health: Avoiding Cancer & Chronic Disease President’s Cancer Panel President’s Cancer Panel Report Seven Crazy Things Pesticides Are Doing To Your Body Clean … [Read more...] about Anti-Cancer Living 101: Avoid Pesticides
Preventing Chronic Disease and Cancer Now Today I am sharing the unique set of links I give my patients who are struggling to feel better and/or want make proactive lifestyle choices that will help in preventing chronic disease and cancer. Many chronic diseases and cancers have a prevention component, and exercise and nutrition play a huge role in working to preventing chronic disease and … [Read more...] about Preventing Chronic Disease and Cancer