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The Adventure To A Healthier You This March

This month as been all about how to manage your health and diet with different tips, tricks, and tools. There are literally hundreds of different ways to redefine your diet and help fight off that nasty chronic pain. From simple diet changes to smart phone applications, here is some great research and insight on how [...]

2016-10-24T14:02:20-07:00April 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Adventure To A Healthier You This March

Busted! 4 Health Myths That Simply Aren’t True

Health myths abound, partially because it’s so difficult to keep up with all the constantly changing recommendations. The pendulum of expert opinion swings wildly, making it hard for the average person to make good decisions. Fortunately, science is coming to a point where some of the most perplexing health issues of our time—aspartame or sugar? [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:11-07:00August 10th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Busted! 4 Health Myths That Simply Aren’t True

Healthy Eating The Fast, Cheap, and Easy Way

Adopting healthy eating choices is probably one of the single most important things you can do to manage pain, no matter the condition you suffer from. Fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy fats like those found in nuts and olive oils contain powerful micronutrients that work to reduce pain-causing inflammation and help you [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:46-07:00March 25th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Healthy Eating The Fast, Cheap, and Easy Way

Drink To Your Health: A Guide To Smoothies And Juices

Juice bars, home juicers, and smoothies—particularly green ones—have proliferated over the recent years, but do the drinks really make you healthier? Purported benefits of the fruit- and vegetable-based drinks include detoxing, disease prevention, and increased vitality. While studies haven’t shown that drinking your veggies is superior to eating them whole, juices and smoothies are good [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:51-07:00March 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drink To Your Health: A Guide To Smoothies And Juices

Should I Eat Breakfast?

Breakfast is perhaps the easiest meal of the day to skip, but one of the most important to sneak in. Eating breakfast bestows many health benefits ranging from increased energy to weight loss, both important for people dealing with chronic pain. Despite the benefits, about one in ten people in the U.S. skip food first thing [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:53-07:00March 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Should I Eat Breakfast?

Recipe: Very Veggie Black Bean Chili

Cooking up a large pot of chili is one of the best ways to utilize leftover ingredients and feed a crowd in one fell swoop. It can also be a pitfall to healthful eating, if you are not careful; with an abundance of meat and toppings. This recipe is an alternative to the norm, with [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:56-07:00March 3rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Very Veggie Black Bean Chili

2015: The Year Of Less Pain

The good news if you’re reading this blog is that although you have chronic pain, you are taking active steps to help manage it. Perhaps you haven’t been as successful as you would have liked, but 2015 is your year to make lasting changes. Making healthy lifestyle choices such as eating more fruits and vegetables, [...]

2016-10-24T14:04:13-07:00December 31st, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 2015: The Year Of Less Pain

Best Teas For Health

There’s just something special about sitting back and relaxing with a steaming hot cup of tea. Tea not only tastes good, it also offers a variety of health benefits, including improved memory and cardiovascular health. Tea was first discovered in China thousands of years ago, and has been a popular beverage all over the East [...]

2016-03-16T10:42:20-07:00December 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Best Teas For Health

Recipe: Very Vegetable Stromboli Roll

Looking for a unique appetizer to serve at your holiday cocktail party? Consider this very vegetable, Stromboli roll recipe! It can be prepared up to a day in advance and baked right before your guests arrive, or can be baked, sliced, and then served at room temperature, making it ideal for the no-fuss, no-muss host [...]

2016-10-24T14:04:15-07:00December 16th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Very Vegetable Stromboli Roll

Eating Healthy to Relieve Depression

Researchers have for many years understood the physical benefits bestowed by a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Now, the impact diet has on mental health is coming into focus with an increasing amount of research linking the two. The foods you eat feed the body as well as the brain, with healthy foods reducing [...]

2016-10-24T14:04:23-07:00November 18th, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Eating Healthy to Relieve Depression