Category: Nutrition

May
7
2013
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While people may turn to diet to alleviate symptoms of their rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there is actually very little scientific evidence to prove that certain foods can help manage symptoms … More…

Mar
29
2013
tape measure, bathroom scale, heart rate line coming out of heart

What’s a “healthy” weight? What does my BMI (body mass index) really mean – and does it matter? What useful information can I pull from tracking my heart rate during … More…

Jan
8
2013
Folic Acid - Cooking Couple

The words “folate” and “folic acid” are often used interchangeably, but there are important differences between them. Folate is the naturally-occurring form of the vitamin found in green leafy vegetables, … More…

Dec
31
2012
new year's resolutions

It’s that time of year again–a time to reflect on what the previous 365 days brought us, a time to think of our “Aha!” moments. What were the times in … More…

Dec
7
2012
Healthy eating

After surgery, your body requires a higher amount of energy and protein for the healing process. For this reason it is not an ideal time to attempt to lose weight. … More…

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April 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

The NHL playoffs are underway, and having a strong abdominal and core muscle strength is important for keeping players in top form. Gregory Reinhardt, HSS Physical Therapist, says: "While skating, the activation of a hockey player's oblique muscles is crucial for their ability to constantly push off from their skates." To read more about core strength for hockey players, visit http://hss.edu/onthemove/core-strength-for-hockey-players/.

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