Staying Hydrated During Hot Summer Months

When the temperatures rise, getting enough to drink is important whether you’re playing sports, traveling or just sitting in the sun. And it’s critical for your heart health. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to the muscles. And, it helps the muscles work efficiently. “If you’re well hydrated, your heart doesn’t …

DNA from GMOs can pass directly into humans, study confirms

Article re-posted from Naturalnews.com (NaturalNews) The idea that DNA from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false. A recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE found that large, meal-derived DNA fragments from GMOs are fully capable of transferring their genes directly into the bloodstream, deconstructing the …

Does exercise cancel out a bad diet?

Excerpt from Mercola.com Do you exercise so you can “eat whatever you want?” Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Even on a basic calorie level, the amount of calories you’ll take in by eating a fast-food burger, fries, and soda is probably far more than you’ll burn during even a high-intensity workout. But this is a matter of far more than calories …

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine…

…but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas Edison Here at Apex Physical Medicine, we believe very strongly in healing, not covering symptoms with potentially harmful medications.  Expensive medications are not your only option despite what you may have been told. There is quite …

Processed Fructose – Number One Driver of Obesity and Diabetes

Excerpt from Mercola.com Nearly 30 percent of the global population is overweight or obese, and more than one billion people, worldwide, are expected to fall into the obese category by 2030. Concomitant to rising obesity rates among all age groups, there’s also been a rapid rise in chronic health problems such as type 2 diabetes, liver disease, heart disease, and cancer. In one …

Can your genetics be altered?

(Excerpt from Mercola.com) Far from being “written in stone,” genetic expression can be altered by influences coming from outside the gene. This influence alters the operation of the gene, but does not affect the DNA blueprint itself. This process is known as “epigenetics,” and occurs mainly through methylation. As described in the featured article: “In methylation, clusters of atoms, called …