Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: We’ve all heard the expression, “I feel it in my gut.” Cleveland Clinic researchers have demonstrated — for the first time — that targeting microbes in the gut may prevent heart disease brought on by a diet rich in red meat, eggs and high-fat dairy products. This novel approach centers around
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: February is American Heart Month, so I thought I’d begin the month by talking about the power of fish. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine offers good evidence that eating several servings of fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids each week may reduce the risk of
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Last week, we looked at what GMOs are, the most common GMO foods and foods that contain hidden GMOs. This week we will get some input from a couple of experts in the GMO research field and discuss the controversy over GMO labeling. Jonathan Latham is a scientist with master’s degree
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Whether we like it or not, GMOs are a part of the American dietary landscape and they are something we all need to become more informed about. I thought I would take a couple of weeks to discuss what they are, why they are here and what you personally can do
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: I hope you had a great holiday season and that you had plenty of opportunities to spend time with special friends and family. Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to abolish unhealthy habits and get back to basics! Here are some simple tips to help you get started. 1.
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: I’d like to start off the New Year by introducing you to the newest member of our wellness team, acupuncturist Daphne Lim L.Ac. Daphne is a nationally board certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. She uses acupuncture as a tool to help areas that need healing. She utilizes traditional forms of acupuncture, trigger
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: It seems like 2015 has just begun, and already we are ushering in a New Year! Make 2016 great by starting out with a healthy New Year’s Eve celebration. Here’s a recipe for a crunchy, delicious and nutritious treat certain to be a hit on your appetizer table! Mississippi Spiced Pecans
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Are you or is someone you love gluten intolerant? Here’s a festive pasta salad recipe from Rachael Ray and the Food Network that I adapted to gluten free and made for our holiday office party. Everyone loved it! Gluten Free Holiday Pasta Salad Ingredients Sea Salt One package of brown
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: As the classic Christmas song goes, “It’s the hap-happiest season of all!” But for many, the holidays can be a difficult, stressful time. Here are some healthy tips for avoiding holiday stress and making it your happiest season of all! • Keep nutrition in balance. Be sure to eat ample portions
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: We’re in the middle of cold and flu season, so here are some tips for staying healthy as we sail through the holidays: • 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
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Forget about Black Friday and Cyber Monday…I choose to celebrate Giving Tuesday! Studies have shown that being a generous person can lead to better health. It may lower blood pressure. Helping out friends and family could be one way to boost your cardiovascular health this holiday season. One study found that
Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center Adds Acupuncture Services With First Visit Discount! Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: Beginning, Monday, November 30, acupuncturist Daphne Lim L.Ac. will be treating patients at Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center. Acupuncture involves gently inserting very fine needles in various places on the body to alleviate pain and to treat various conditions.