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The “Perfect” Posture: Position vs. Posture

The “Perfect” Posture: Position vs. Posture

Written by Dr. Thomas Little, PT, DPTThis post will provide you with the tools and strategies for improving strength/mobility and decreasing pain all while at work! These principles apply to both working at home and in the office (standing desk or sitting).Improved...

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Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Written by Dr. Nich Pertuit, PhDHealthy Is Wellness is here to empower you... all you have to do is breathe! Want to know who is in control of your health? YOU! Want to know what is NOT in control of your health? Anything that is outside of you. Want to know one,...

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The Mind-Gut Connection

The Mind-Gut Connection

Written by Dr. Nich Pertuit, PhDDid you know it is not just the type of food that you eat, but also the mood you are in when you eat that food, that can influence everything from how your body digest the food to even the hormones you release? We already know that...

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Coloring Your Microbiome

Coloring Your Microbiome

Written by Dr. Nich Pertuit, PhDYou’ve probably heard the advice “eat a rainbow” of food colors every day… but do you know why?One of the reasons is that this variety is good for the bugs that live in our gut, and their associated genes, collectively known as our...

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The Power of Sleep

The Power of Sleep

Have you ever received the flu shot and wondered why it didn’t work? It was very likely it was due to lack of sleep. If you get less than 6 hours of sleep per night in the week leading up to your flu shot, you produce only half the antibody response…rendering the vaccination useless. Sleep (along with all circadian rhythms) has substantial regulatory effects on the immune system.

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