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    Mental Attitude: Chew On This! People who maintain the ability to chew are less likely to develop dementia. This study shows a link between having no teeth and losing cognitive function more rapidly. The action of chewing makes … Continue reading

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Thera-band Shoulder Exercises

Thera-Band Cuff Weight Scaption Attach the cuff weights to your wrists. Lift your arm out to your side and slightly forward (about 30 degrees from your body). Keep your elbow straight and palm facing forward. Lift to shoulder level, hold … Continue reading

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A four-phase study conducted in the early 1990s by RAND, one of America’s most prestigious centers for research in public policy, science and technology, explored many indications of low-back pain. In the RAND studies, an expert panel of researchers, including … Continue reading

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The Manga Report overwhelmingly supported the efficacy, safety, scientific validity, and cost-effectiveness of chiropractic for low-back pain.

MANGA REPORT A major study to assess the most appropriate use of available health care resources was reported in 1993. This was an outcomes study funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and conducted in hopes of sharing information about … Continue reading

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Thera-Band Knee Exercise

Thera-Band Knee Extension (in prone) Wrap the middle of a long band around your foot. Lay on your stomach and hold the other ends of the band over your shoulder. Begin with your knee bent and extend your knee against … Continue reading

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Carrots, What a wonderful food!

Carrots are a wonderful food and an excellent source for carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the human body. Carrots also provide a wide variety of other essential vitamins, B1, B2, C, D and E which are antioxidants … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Broccoli!

Eating Broccoli can help prevent stomach cancer, bladder cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer and breast cancer. Broccoli contains certain chemicals that may help reduce the risk of cancers. It is a good idea to try and have a wide variety … Continue reading

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Regular Activity for Children Promotes Health

Regular physical activity in children and adolescents promotes health and fitness. Compared to those who are inactive, physically active youth have higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness and stronger muscles. They also typically have lower body fatness. Their bones are stronger, … Continue reading

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