Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis Pain

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What Causes Plantar Fasciitis Pain? Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT –The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney  June, Glorious June Florida is heating up and mid-day is pretty hot, but the rest of the USA is just entering the best time of year (if you love warm weather). And I think the best part is that the days are ...

Is The Paleo Diet Based On A Myth?

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Are Starchy Foods Bad For Us?  Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney The Paleo Diet is still very popular. And it does have its good points. It is a whole food diet. It eliminates sodas, junk foods, and highly processed foods. Any diet that does that can’t be all bad. But is it unnecessarily restrictive? It eliminates starchy foods like ...

Do Omega-3s Add Years To Your Life?

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Why Are Omega-3s So Controversial?  Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney I don’t need to tell you that omega-3s are controversial. Some experts confidently tell you that omega-3s significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and may reduce your risk of cancer and other diseases. Other experts confidently tell you that omega-3s have no effect on heart disease or ...

Are Vegan Diets Bad For Your Bones?

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The Secrets To A Healthy Vegan Diet Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Osteoporosis is a debilitating and potentially deadly disease associated with aging. It affects 54 million Americans. It can cause debilitating back pain and bone fractures. 50% of women and 25% of men over 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Hip fractures in the elderly ...

Do Calcium And Magnesium Reduce Migraines?

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Avoiding Migraines Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Migraines can be agonizing. They can upend your life. Drugs provide some relief, but they have side effects. I am often asked about natural approaches for preventing migraines. My simple answer is that there is no single thing that can eliminate migraines. As the saying goes, “It takes a village”. There is ...

Do Low Fat Diets Reduce The Risk Of Diabetes?

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Why Is Nutrition So Confusing? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Sometimes the professor likes to introduce you to the frontiers of nutrition. Epigenetics is such a frontier. In recent years, the hype has centered on DNA sequencing. It seems like everyone is offering to sequence your genome and tell you what kind of diet is best for you, ...

If You Want To Be Green, You Have To Eat Green

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What Is The Planetary Diet?  Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Earth Day was last Thursday. You have recommitted to saving the planet. You plan to recycle, conserve energy, and turn in your gas guzzler for an energy efficient car. But what about your diet? Is your diet destroying the planet? This is not a new question, but a recent ...

Relief From Hip And Knee Pain

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A Common Cause For Pains From Hip To Knee  Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT –The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney  Happy April! Happy Spring! One of the best parts of April (other than all the beautiful flowers) is that the weather is great in both the North and the South.  Up north, you are warming up from the ...

Will Plant Proteins Help You Live Longer?

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Is A Vegan Diet Healthiest? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Unless you are Rip Van Winkle and have been asleep for the past 40 years, you have probably heard that whole food, primarily plant-based diets are good for you. They help you control your weight. They reduce inflammation. They reduce your risk of diabetes and heart disease. They ...

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