Magnesium: A Must-Have Mineral for Good Health

Greetings from Dr. T: Most Americans would greatly benefit from increasing their intake of magnesium. Magnesium is found in foods such as nuts, seeds, leafy greens, peas, beans and whole grains. Supplementation is also a good way to increase this vital nutrient while not increasing caloric intake. Few people are truly deficient in magnesium, but

What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back

Greetings from Dr. T: On Wednesday, January 28, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, What You REALLY Need to Know About Your Lower Back. The talk will be given by our associate chiropractor, Dr. Jessica Nardone. This interactive session will address all you

An Avocado a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away

Greetings from Dr. T: For years, this delicious green fruit (yes, they are a fruit, not a vegetable) has been avoided by many due to its high fat content. According to a study published this month in the Journal of the American Heart Association, eating one avocado a day as part of a heart healthy,

How to REALLY Have a Healthy & Happy New Year!

Greetings from Dr. T: Mark your calendar — on Wednesday, January 14, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center will be hosting a free and informative talk, Better Health in the New Year. What’s keeping you down — is it bad food and bad habits? Lack of sleep and exercise? Too many

Detox for a Healthy, Happy New Year

Greetings from Dr. T: Get your New Year off to a great start with one of our exciting new detox programs that will help you resolve health-robbing conditions! Detoxing isn’t the same as fasting.  During a detox, you replace unhealthy food and drink with nutritious ones that have a cleansing and healing effect on certain

Dr. T’s Health Tip: Avoiding Colds and Flu

Greetings from Dr. T: The cold and flu season is upon us, so here are some tips for staying healthy as we head into the holidays: 1. Wash your hands more often and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Germs and viruses gain access to our bodies through our eyes, nasal passages, mouth and

Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels, Dementia Confirmed

Greetings from Dr. T, Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was just published by University of Exeter in the U.K.  This robust international study associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. An

Dr Thorburns Health Tip – Calcium vs. Drugs for Bones – Burbank Chiropractor

Greetings to you, A study done at the University of Illinois has found that adults who increase their intake of calcium and vitamin D usually increase bone mineral density and reduce the risk of hip fracture markedly.  Co-author of the study, Professor Karen Chapman-Novakofski said that prescription bone-building medicines should be a last resort.  Besides