exercise modifications for back pain

Do this, not that – exercise modifications for avoiding back pain

It’s no secret that exercise is important for avoiding back pain. Being physically active helps strengthen your muscles which supports your spine as well as other important structures in the body. It’s also important to note that if you are already suffering from back pain, some exercise and light movement is beneficially to your recovery.…

Foods to eat for a healthier heart

Put your best fork forward – eating your way to a healthier heart

Cardiovascular disease now affects nearly half of all American adults. But did you know that one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal in the fight against heart disease is actually your fork? What you choose to eat every day plays a big role in your heart health and can impact your risk for…

exercise to manage Type 2 diabetes

Get moving to help manage your Type 2 diabetes

By Daphne Baldwin Kornrich, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic metabolic disease that affects the way the body utilizes glucose (sugar), which is the essential fuel our body needs to function and survive. Insulin, a hormone produced in the pancreas, is necessary to help deliver glucose to our cells.…