CURRENT ISSUE:  OCTOBER 2023

The Fitness Doctor: Excessive Protein Intake Linked to Atherosclerosis

Consuming over 22% of dietary calories from protein can lead to increased activation of immune cells that play a role in atherosclerotic plaque formation and drive disease risk, a new study showed. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers discovered a molecular mechanism by which excessive dietary protein could increase

Health Matters: Saying Goodbye to Back Pain

back pain

Chronic back pain, lasting for more than three months, can profoundly disrupt daily activities, affecting relationships, hobbies and overall well-being. This persistent discomfort not only limits physical activities, but also takes a toll on mental and emotional health, leading to a sense of loss and frustration.

It is important to address both the physical symptoms and the emotional impact of chronic back pain. Thankfully, treatment options are available.

The Fitness Doctor: Why You Just Can’t Seem to Lose Weight

Does this sound familiar? It’s the new year, and you say to yourself, “this is the year I am going to get in shape!” You spend weeks sticking to your diet, eating salads every day for dinner.
You make an effort to exercise as much as possible. You make sacrifices, like