While many people consume a popular root vegetable that supplies large amounts of fiber, carotenoids and vitamin C, researchers are now urging people to eat its equally nutritious leaves.
is an internationally renowned mind-body health practitioner, author, motivational speaker and teacher. He holds doctorates in both Oriental and alternative medicine, has done research in eight countries and has developed a model of health and wellness grounded in a self-directed, self-cure approach.
Every day people experience pain and physical injury from simple things. You can develop a stiff neck from sleeping wrong or a twisted ankle from a wrong step in sports or suffer broken bones from accidents.
We live in a fast-paced, I-want-it-now world. We want our food now, our downloads now, our tax refunds now, our everything now. But it took years to get out of shape, so how can we expect fitness results now? Yet, many do.
Understanding how food affects the body is no easy task. One day we are told to eat grains and the next day we learn of studies showing that carbohydrates make you fat and cause Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Coordination is an essential aspect of life. Not only hand-eye coordination, but coordination between different parts of the body.
Indigestion, distended abdomen, stomach aches, pains and cramps are common occurrences. Poor diet and stress are the main culprits of the tummy ache, for which people grab for antacids. These are ok, but there are some other natural remedies I’d like to share with you today.
Forward head position (FHP) is one of the most common postural problems we face today. It is a result of the poor postures we maintain as a result of our modern lifestyle.
In the old days—say 5,000 years ago—the Chinese knew something very important: that they could produce a systemic effect on the body that promoted wellness in a method called qigong, and recent research has found it effective in relieving the leading symptoms of fibromyalgia.
This week we’ll take a look at the intermediate level dynamic warm up exercises. As a reminder, it is important to warm up the body before any type of physical activity, be it lifting boxes or weights, walking or running, Pilates or sports.
Obesity is a serious health condition with some very serious consequences, including premature death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 78.6 million adult Americans are obese.
Lower back pain is one of the most prevalent issues facing Americans today and is the most reported reason people seek advice from their primary care physicians.
When it comes to high blood pressure, getting it under control and keeping it there is of paramount importance.
Ancient mind-body martial arts and healing traditions are a passion of mine. Anything that has withstood the test of time and has been handed down for centuries or even thousands or years, must have merit.