Archive for the 'Health Information' Category

What Causes Tension Headaches?

Tension headaches are a very common type of headache which typically has symptoms like throbbing, tension (as the name implies) or feeling like a vise is around the head. This is probably the most common type of headache. But what … Continue reading

The Ultimate Protein Smoothie

Protein shakes and smoothies are a big deal these days but the problem is most are filled with questionable ingredients and less than ideal sources of protein. So how do you make the perfect smoothie that contains protein, fats and … Continue reading

Surprise! The #1 Cause of Back Pain

Neck and back pain are something almost everyone deals with at some point or another.  Pain is irritating but its also a sign from the body that something isn’t right.  In a large percentage of neck and back pain cases … Continue reading

5 Best Fiber Rich Foods

Every day more information comes out on how important getting enough fiber is for good health. This is because the fiber in foods we eat feeds the good bacteria in our guts that produce all kinds of beneficial compounds and … Continue reading

Top 3 Reasons to See a Chiropractor

Chiropractic is well known to help with a variety of conditions from headaches to sciatica.  It works because it addresses any areas of the neck and spine that have become misaligned and started pinching the nerves exiting the spine. This … Continue reading

Top 5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation is estimated to be the root cause of up to 95% of all chronic health conditions.  It is essential that we add as many anti-inflammatory foods to our diets as possible to achieve optimal health and avoid chronic health … Continue reading

Why Do Shoulders Make Popping Sounds?

Have you ever noticed your shoulders making popping noises when you move them? Most of the time this is nothing but a joint realigning itself however if the popping for clicking noise is consistent or is painful it maybe something … Continue reading

5 Great Sources of Plant Protein

First, let me be clear. I like meat and recommend eating some meat weekly. That being said there is ample evidence to suggest going a few days without meat or with very little meat have clear health benefits.   Here … Continue reading

3 Simple Things to Lower Blood Pressure

Every year millions of Americans are diagnosed with high blood pressure with many more likely going undetected.  Cardiovascular problems as a result of high blood pressure are one of the leading causes of death in America so it’s a big … Continue reading

A Simple Guide to Hydration

Simply drinking enough water is one of the most overlooked aspects of overall health.  Many people barley drink any water, relying instead on soft drinks, coffee, tea and other beverages that contain caffeine, sugar and other flavorings. This is a … Continue reading