Archive for February 2011

Not all Sugars are the Same, Your Brain Can Tell the Difference

By Dr. Matt Fontaine To combat all the negative publicity around the dangers of consuming high fructose corn syrup, advertisements have popped up stating “sugar is sugar, your body can’t tell the difference”.  This is just another lie produced by Big Corn.  Research shows otherwise. According to the Chicago Tribune: “The researchers … found that…

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Leon Chaitow Talks About the Explosion of Fascia Research

Chaitow’s Chat  on Explosion of Fascia Research It is critical to understand that fascia is what gives our soft tissues structural support.   We now know that there exists a state of structural and functional continuity between all of the body’s hard and soft tissues, with fascia being the ubiquitous elastic–plastic, gluey, component that invests, supports…

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New Research Links “Sports Hernias” to Hip Impingement

This new study from Hospital for Special Surgery has shown a link between patients with groin and/or lower abdominal groin strain, commonly referred to as “sports hernia” and femoral acetabular impingement(FAI).  There are two types of FAI, CAM and pincher types.  CAM refers to an aspherical femoral head, usually the top part of the femoral neck is…

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Hiatal Hernia

by Dr. Matt Fontaine Hiatal hernia is a condition where a part of your stomach pushes up and out of the esophageal hiatus in your diaphragm.  This can allow food and acid to reflux up into your esophagus and result on GERD, commonly referred to as heartburn.  GERD stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease.   Many people…

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Barefoot Running: Back to Basics

by Dr. Matt Fontaine With all the hype of late on barefoot running due largely from the popularity of the book Born To Run  by Christopher McDougall,   I thought it appropriate to weigh in on this issue.  The concept of barefoot running has been around for many years in many cultures all over the world,…

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New Research Explains Why Manipulation is Effective.

The following comments were triggered by a recent blog by Dr. Leon Chaitow.  In it he sites some very interesting new research helping to explain what may be occurring during manipulation of spinal joints.  Read his blog below: Does HVLA Manipulation  Break Adhesions in Z Joints?  By Leon Chaitow, D.O., N.D. A few things to…

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