Aerobic Exercise and Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome includes 5 major conditions that if we focused our attention on as individual B.E.S.T. Practitioners or as clients, we could change the landscape of health in the United States today. Hypertension, Diabetes, Hypercholesterolemia,  Hyperlipidemia and Obesity along with the myriad of health conditions associated with them are an epidemic in our society.  Check […]

Frozen Shoulder: Is There A Blood Sugar Connection ?

Here are the facts: Non-Mechanical (not from trauma) of frozen shoulder –  2 to 4 times higher in Diabetes than in general population –  common in Type I/II Diabetes, increasing with age and duration of Diabetes – the prevalence of Diabetes in clients with frozen shoulder is 76% Possible causes of the frozen shoulder are […]

The Benefits of Eating a Mediterranean Diet

Research on the diet of the Mediterranean culture has shown to have many benefits that are appropriate for Americans. – heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease – atherosclerosis – diabetes – colon cancer – asthma – inflammatory conditions (anything ending in “itis”) –  One study exclusively using olive oil when preparing foods, as opposed to […]

How to Kick the Sugar Addiction

When we do symptom surveys in the office one of the most causes of health concerns is the over consumption of white flour, white rice and sugar.  There are over 150 negative side effects that can be attributed to refined sugar.  From lowered immunity to Diabetes to obesity and chronic inflammation.  The #1 thing you […]