Is a Low Carb Diet Healthy for You?

Carbohydrates are the basis of your body’s source of fuel for your everyday activities. These nutrients provide your cells with the energy they need to continue to work and to keep your muscles and brain functioning properly. However, like most things in a Western culture, we have a tendency to overdo and overeat. Not all […]

Using Yoga for Pain Management

The world is becoming increasingly fast paced and everyone is running around befuddled with overscheduled schedules. This is made worse by the vanishing of open green spaces as they are cannibalized for new construction. People living in the city are more and more dependent on gyms for their daily dose of exercise. Even living spaces […]

Stress Hormone Amygdala Function Flips In Maturing Brain

Contrary to evidence that the amygdala stimulates stress responses in adults, researchers at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University have found that the amygdala has an inhibitory effect on stress hormones during the early development of nonhuman primates. The amygdala is a brain region known to be important for responses to threatening situations and […]

Matrix Weight Training Benefits

Matrix training is a unique form of weight training exercise that was created by Dr. Ronald Laura nearly three decades ago. More current exercise instructors, such as Kathy Smith, are also claiming to have developed the Matrix method of exercise. In each case the goal of the exercise is the same. When we normally exercise […]