For many people, when the urge for something sweet comes along, chocolate is the go-to treat. In addition to being delicious, did you know that chocolate has many health benefits and consistently tops the lists of the best “brain foods”? Touted for improving memory, decision-making ability, mental … [Read more...] about Brain Foods – Is Chocolate Good for the Brain?
You have probably been hearing since childhood, “Eat your greens!” Long touted for healthy heart benefits, leafy greens are getting noticed for a new reason. As it turns out, this age-old advice is truly great as leafy greens benefit our brains in addition to our bodies, keeping us young, helping … [Read more...] about For Brain Health, Eat Your Greens!
While athletes account for a great number of concussions sustained in the U.S. each year, they are certainly not the only concussion patients. People over the age of 75 have the highest rate of concussions, often occurring from a fall. As slips and falls become more common with age, and older adults … [Read more...] about Concussions and the Elderly
Super Bowl winning quarterback and MVP Nick Foles is widely known for his accomplishments on the football field. Lesser known is his work to gain awareness and further the research for treatment of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, known as POTS. Sometimes called “the most common condition … [Read more...] about POTS: The Journey to Diagnosis
It’s National Youth Sports Week! Every year, National Youth Sports Week celebrates P.L.A.Y.S. – Physical activity, Living healthy, Access, Youth development, Safety. During this week, thousands of coaches, players, athletic and recreation directors, association members, sponsors, parents and more … [Read more...] about It’s National Youth Sports Week!
The Mediterranean Diet has long been touted for an array of health benefits. From protecting against diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes to maintaining heart and brain health and keeping you agile as you age, the Mediterranean Diet has been called the world’s healthiest way of eating. In fact, there … [Read more...] about Healthy Brain (and more) with The Mediterranean Diet
Whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior or a parent with a school-aged child who is involved in organized sports, sports injuries are a part of the game. Sports-related injuries are among the most common injuries that occur today. In fact, around two million high school students … [Read more...] about Drug-Free Care for Sports Injuries
What beautiful weather we are having! While many are singing the praises of Springtime, thousands of people are hard pressed to notice anything beyond the sniffling and sneezing associated with seasonal allergies. And here in the South, we have more than our share of pollen, grass and all the lovely … [Read more...] about The Allergy Brain
Welcome to Healthy Weight Week! It seems that the beginning of each year is filled with a renewed commitment to eat healthy, exercise and for many people, lose weight. Well if any of those are personal goals, then this week is for you! Healthy Weight Week is an initiative that started to bring … [Read more...] about It's Healthy Weight Week!