the myth of exercise

Health and the Myth of Exercise

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From a Chinese Medical Perspective, health is the existence of nutrient rich, highly oxygenated blood coursing undeterred through the entire body. Such a body does not experience chronic fatigue, chronic pain, chronic indigestion or, for that matter, chronic anything.

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More Than a Third of Americans Prescribed Opioids in 2015

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Millions of Americans suffer from a wide-range of debilitating chronic conditions that make everyday life painful. The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that 1 in every 4 Americans – around 76 million people – suffer from chronic pain that lasts for more than 24 hours. A large percentage of those Americans are being prescribed […]

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Summer Shish Kebabs With Beef, Onion and Pepper

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If there’s a quinessential time for kebabs — it’s summer. Being able to make a bit of a mess outdoors while assembling these delicious meat n’ veg skewers is half of the fun. Give these a go and be sure to let us know of any amendments you make to your shish kebabs when you […]

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Pneumonia or Sepsis in Adults Massively Raises Cardiac Disease Risk

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Patients admitted to hospital after contracting pneumonia or sepsis are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology showed that adults admitted for either infection were six times more likely to contract a cardiovascular disease within the first subsequent year. “Severe infections in adulthood are associated with […]

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Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe

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A guaranteed way to make your day start with oompf? A dose of healthy probiotics from fermented foods. Sauerkraut is packed with flavor, crunch and all of those goodies to help generate a solid environment in your gut. This fantastic sauerkraut recipe hails from the Wellness Mama, who has created a straightforward, simple way to get […]

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Slow progress is better than no progress

Weight Gain and Race Can Affect Women’s Heart Disease Risk

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Women’s heart health is a growing concern in the United States. Research has recently shown that both women and their physicians are spending an insufficient amount of time discussing cardiac health, due to the social awkwardness surrounding women’s bodies. This can lead to a number of serious conditions going unchecked and increasing the risk of […]

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Italian Chicken and Peppers One-Pot

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Plenty of protein and oodles of veggies unite in this flavorful dish. As well as looking glorious, this mouthwatering meal is a quick and easy creation!

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Steak Salad With Warm Tomato Vinaigrette

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A quintessentially summertime dish to satisfy all palates. This steak salad – or as Martha calls it, a steakhouse wedge – is a quick meal for a weeknight or dinner party and manages to give the traditional cold salad a makeover.

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Cognitive Decline Linked to Declining Heart Health

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Where Western medicine is especially effective at treating trauma, Chinese medicine works as a preventative. Why wait until you’re past the point of no return – when dysfunction is deep-rooted that it’s almost impossible to rectify – to take care of your body? Approaches to heart health are shifting as more research examines how our […]

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Celebrities Say No Surgery For Low Back Pain

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Low-back pain affects 31 million Americans at any time. Many of those afflicted are long-term sufferers, dealing with a chronic condition over many years. Professional golfer Tiger Woods and former pro-basketball player-turned-coach Steve Kerr are two high-profile cases who have struggled to combat ongoing low back issues in the public arena. Woods has turned to […]

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