Reversing a Rising Tide of Chronic Conditions by Ronica A. O’Hara The statistics are startling—as many as a quarter to one half of American children now have a diagnosed chronic condition, according to studies that include one in Academic Pediatrics that includes obesity. Over the last few decades, the number of children with asthma has tripled to affect one in eight; those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have doubled to one in 10; and autism diagnoses have increased at least 10-fold, to affect one in 50 (one in 31 boys).
Improves Glucose Levels In a study that offers hope for people with Type 2 diabetes, Rutgers University researchers have shown that a diet high in diverse fibers promotes the growth of certain gut bacteria, leading to improved blood glucose control, increased insulin production and improved
Precision Wellness, a company which provides unique, one-on-one science-based wellness plans for its patients, has opened a new office at 109 E. Regency Commons Drive, in Greer, South Carolina, inside the Circulation Nation Building. Precision Wellness uses a whole systems
Daniel Walker opened Blue Ridge Brinery after his 15 year hobby and passion turned into the ultimate dream job. He began receiving commercial licensing to sell his kraut and kimchi creations in 2013, and a year later Blue Ridge Brinery sold its first few jars at the Traveler’s Rest Farmers Market.
Two Studies Confirm Healing Properties Mangoes contain potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties that may prove useful in treating gastrointestinal disease, cognitive decline and diabetes, report scientists at the University of Palermo, in Italy.
Cardio Improves Healthy Microbes Cardiovascular exercise improves a person’s healthy gut microbes even without making dietary changes, University of Illinois researchers report. In a study of 32 people, 30 to 60 minutes of exercise three times a week for six weeks boosted levels of healthy
On Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, Dr. Chase Dixon and Dr. Angela Dixon will hold an educational health seminar at their office entitled “Knowledge is Power”. The presentation is intended to provide a greater understanding of health and how the body functions.
Six Seasonings with Surprising Payoffs by Amber Lanier Nagle Spices add a punch of extra flavor to our favorite dishes, but they also possess proven health and wellness properties. From regulating blood sugar to reducing inflammation to helping control appetite, behold the magnificent six.
Connection Found in Patients Fifty healthy patients and 50 with chronic fatigue syndrome were tested for bacteria and immune molecules by researchers from Columbia University. They discovered that imbalances in the levels of certain gut bacteria are prevalent in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, a disorder often accompanied by extreme fatigue, muscle and joint pain, cognitive issues and insomnia.