As winter is drawing to a close, it’s time to use up all that seasonal produce. Some of those seasonal foods include Brussels sprouts and pomegranates, which may be found in your own garden if you decided to embrace your green thumb this past season.
Both Brussels sprouts and pomegranates have great health benefits. Brussels sprouts can help lower your cholesterol and protect against certain cancers. Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants and may help fight against heart disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Continue reading
It starts out as a twinge — something that’s annoying but easily ignorable. Slowly over time, it escalates to more than a slight pinch to be full-fledged neck or back pain. Somehow you’ve managed to find yourself with a pinched nerve and dealing with severe pain. Continue reading
Peter Miller, professional fisherman and host of NBC Sports’ hit TV show, “Bass 2 Billfish with Peter Miller,” spends his days on a boat, catching large fish. Because his life is filled with intense physical labor, he found himself dealing with chronic back pain.
“I wound up herniating two discs and pinched a nerve in my lower back,” he shared. “It limited a lot of things I loved to do —one of which is professional sport fishing.” Continue reading
We all remember the food pyramid, which was almost as cryptic as a real pyramid, but in 2011 the USDA came out with MyPlate. The new program is simple and uses a fitting symbol for portioning food; a plate and cup. MyPlate is less of a strict message and more of a prompt to eat healthily. Continue reading
Peter Miller understands all too well how fishing can cause neck or back pain. He suffered from chronic back pain before coming to Laser Spine Institute for his minimally invasive spine surgery with Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Stefan Prada, M.D. Continue reading