Eating a healthy and balanced diet is very beneficial for people living with Parkinson's disease. Nutrition education from a Dietitian can help to address some common nutrition-related complications of the disease such as osteoporosis, constipation and weight loss.
Men with prostate cancer who ate a low-fat diet and took fish oil supplements had lower levels of pro-inflammatory substances in their blood and a lower cell cycle progression score, a measure used to predict cancer recurrence, than men who
Dietitians can help people who have had a stroke or are at risk for cerebrovascular disease understand and implement dietary practices to control blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and lower the risk for having a second event.
This article discusses potential pre- and postnatal complications that some women and couples face during their journey of building a family, including infertility, baby blues and postpartum depression, and loss. Working with a psychologist can help individuals cope with and
A Dietitian can help you enhance your nutrition so you feel better, stay stronger, and more easily manage your weight during treatment for breast cancer. In addition, a Dietitian can work with you and your oncologist to evaluate
Following a heart healthy diet and lifestyle can significantly modify a person's risk for developing cardiovascular disease. A cardiac diet is also important for delaying or managing the complications of coronary artery disease. Dietitians are credible experts in the field
Don’t wait until after you’re pregnant to start eating healthy. If you’re planning to become pregnant, now is the time for you to optimize your nutrition. By adjusting your nutrition you can improve your chances of conceiving and give your
When I was diagnosed in 2002, my symptoms were minimal. On a scale of one to ten, one being no symptoms and 10 being non-functional, I would give myself a 2. Today, eleven years after my
The management of diabetes mellitus is based primarily on the regulation of blood sugar (blood glucose) levels in the body. Achieving optimal blood sugar control can prevent or delay both the short- and long-term complications of diabetes. When people keep
Chiropractic can drastically improve the function of the joints and the symptoms associated with arthritis, because joint function and the body’s nervous system are intrinsically linked. Traditionally, arthritis is treated with medications to reduce inflammation and swelling in the joints.