Are You Being Tricked By Your Halloween Treats?

2018-11-07T17:37:58-05:00October 11th, 2018|Nutrition|

Are you wondering about how you should feel about the sugar rush that’s inevitable with Halloween? Should your kids be allowed to eat ALL of the candy they get? Will your kids be happy if you limit the treats they get? Are sugar and food dyes really bad? If you are like most parents, these questions may arise each year. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends a maximum of 6 teaspoons or 25 grams for women and 9 teaspoons or 38 grams for men [...]

How to Strengthen your Gut to Get Through Cold and Flu Season

2020-04-07T11:31:37-04:00January 31st, 2018|Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Wellness, Performance Enhancement|

Page Love MS, RDN, CSSD, LD During the winter, frequent changes in temperature can suppress the immune system and make even the fittest of athletes more prone to those winter colds and influenza viruses. Taking a look at your gut health is a great way to help your body fight of infection this time of year. Your digestive tract is teeming with microbes -- microscopic bacteria that can be both good and bad -- that are often referred to you [...]

Eating for the Holiday Season

2020-04-07T11:33:03-04:00November 22nd, 2017|Physical Therapy, Information, Nutrition, Wellness|

One undeniable element of the upcoming holiday season is sugar!  It seems every family, work or social event around the holidays offers an array of sugary treats and beverages that threaten to de-rail even the most conscientious eater. How can you prep for, make it through and recover from the holiday season without going into sugar overload?  Here are some tips to get through: 1. Determine why it is important to you to avoid excess sugar  Our gut is host [...]

The End of the Line // Colonic Constipation

2020-04-07T12:25:04-04:00October 18th, 2017|Physical Therapy, Women's Health, Nutrition|

Anisha Drake PT, DPT, MCS Constipation is common but rarely talked about. Many are surprised to hear that physical therapy can actually help with this frustrating condition. Before we talk about how PT can help, here are some quick and dirty facts about the end of the track. Constipation can be caused by medication, hormonal changes and even increased stress. People who are chronically constipated can start to experience depression. Continuous straining leads to hemorrhoids, possible prolapse and fissures.   [...]

Lights Out Part II // Eat to Sleep

2020-04-07T11:35:51-04:00September 28th, 2017|Information, Nutrition|

Karen Davis Warren PT, MPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS Sleep plays a vital role in your health.  Many if us are aware of the benefits of sleep, yet not so sure how to get a good night’s sleep. While research has shown the body’s naturally produced melatonin helps regulate sleep, synthetic melatonin has proven less than impressive.  However, there are many foods that help the body’s natural melatonin production. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland. It controls your circadian [...]

Lights Out // The Importance of Sleep

2020-04-07T11:37:11-04:00June 20th, 2017|Information, Nutrition|

Lights Out // The Importance of Sleep Sleeping well directly affects your physical and mental health, and the overall quality of your life. Lack of sleep can have negative effects on your daytime energy, productivity, physical health, emotional balance, and even your weight. Since there are many factors that affect sleep let’s start with the basics. Control your exposure to light! A naturally occurring hormone called melatonin regulates your sleep-wake cycle. Light exposure controls when your brain produces melatonin. [...]

Nutrition for Tennis Athletes

2020-04-07T12:06:19-04:00November 7th, 2014|Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Tennis Medicine|

By: Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC GET READY! ARRIVE TO THE TOURNAMENT HYDRATED AND FUELED. PRE-COMEPETITION MEAL 2-4 HOURS PRIOR TO PLAY; SNACK 30 - 60 MIN BEFORE OR BETWEEN MATCHES PRE-MATCH MEAL: Carbohydrate Rich with Small Amounts of Low Fat Protein Grains: Rice, Pasta & Bread Fruit & Vegetables Protein: Eggs, Fish & Chicken Fluids: Water, Fruit Juice & Sports Drink PRE-MATCH SNACK: Sports Snacks Sandwich Or Sports Bar Fluids: Water, Fruit Juice & Sports Drink ON-COURT FUEL [...]

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