Abdominal Fat Shortens Your Lifespan

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Belly Fat

Your Belly Fat Could Be Killing You Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney You've probably already heard about the dangers of abdominal obesity (otherwise known as "belly fat"). You've probably heard that it increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer. But did you know that your belly fat could be killing you? And, the weirdest part is ...

Trigger Point Therapy

Written by Dr. Steve Chaney on . Posted in Issues, Muscle Therapy and Health

Neck Pain

Five Tips For Releasing Trigger Points Author: Julie Donnelly Have you ever had a pain in one area, rubbed another place on your body, and felt the pain melt away?  If so, you’ve experienced the result of “trigger point therapy.” A trigger point is technically an area of hyperirritability in a muscle that may refer pain &/or numbness ...

Does Cell Phone Use Lead to Brain Cancer?

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Does Cell Phone Use Lead To Cancer

Author: Dr. Pierre DuBois There are currently close to 6 billion cell phone subscriptions worldwide, and increased usage of cell phones has understandably led to a greater level of interest in how safe they are. The main concern for our health is that mobile phones emit and receive electromagnetic radiation as a result of their need to ...

Are Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Right For You?

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Do statins really work?

Do Statins Really Work? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Statins - those ubiquitous drugs used to lower cholesterol levels - are big business! Over 20 million Americans are currently being treated with statin drugs at a cost that runs into billions of dollars every year. And cardiologists have just recommended that another 20 million Americans consider using cholesterol lowering ...

Healthy Thanksgiving

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Healthy Thanksgiving

Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney While "Healthy Thanksgiving" doesn't quite have the appeal of the more familiar "Happy Thanksgiving" greeting, I used it here to make the point that Thanksgiving dinner (and many other holiday meals) doesn't have to be an unhealthy affair. After all, there is a lot to like about the ingredients in Thanksgiving dinner.  Turkey ...

The Benefits of Sprint Interval Training

Written by Dr. Steve Chaney on . Posted in Exercise, Fitness and Health, Issues, Uncategorized

Sprint Interval Training

Are You Still Doing Cardio? Author: Kai Fusser, MS Last month I told you about functional fitness training and why I think it is superior to workouts on the machines that fill most gyms and sports clubs. This month my topic is sprint interval training, and why it beats the traditional cardiovascular or aerobic exercises. Walk into any ...

Should GMO Labeling Be Required For All Food Ingredients?

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GMO-free

When Is GMO Not GMO? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney I'm probably going to get lots of hate mail for this week's “Health Tips from the Professor” because I'm finally going to tackle the GMO controversy. You see, the GMO controversy is very much like Washington politics. On one side of the aisle, you have the people who are ...

Are Fat Burning Sports Supplements Safe?

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Muscular man holding container of training supplements

It’s Buyer Beware in the Sports Supplement Market Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney For many athletes it’s all about being bigger, faster, stronger. That’s what makes the fat burning sports supplements so appealing. If you believe the ads, they will burn fat, increase muscle mass and give you an energy boost. But, are fat burning sports supplements safe? ...

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What Is The Planetary Diet?

Posted May 21, 2019 by Dr. Steve Chaney

Belly Fat

Is Your Diet Destroying The Planet? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Earth Day has come and gone, but you are still committed to saving the planet. You save energy. You recycle. You drive an electric car. But is your diet destroying the planet? This is not a new question, but a recent commission of international scientists has conducted a ...

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