Tag: Healthy Lifestyle

Nutrients Of Concern In America
January 24, 2017 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

As a plant-based eater (vegan), people often ask me, “Where do you get your protein?” This always makes me smile, because I know two things: Studies show that most vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores consume 170% of their protein needs.[i] This means that like everyone else, I am probably getting 70% more protein that I actually
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The Pleasure Trap
March 14, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

The Pleasure Trap As an alternative health provider, I generally believe that if one follows one’s general intuitive sense about what feels good, that it will serve you well in life and in health. Listening to your own heart and your own mind is extremely important, since you are living YOUR life. This inner voice
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Go Barefoot- The Importance of Grounding Yourself
March 9, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

  There is always a treasure trove of wisdom available to us simply by looking back at how we as humans lived in our tribal days, whether we look at our social structure, our politics (which was truly democratic because everyone got to vote on issues), our diet, or our lifestyle.  Because we spent tens
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Cardiovascular Health Without a Gym Membership
January 5, 2013 Exercise Brian Fulton

  “I have two doctors; my left foot and my right.” – G. M. Trevelyan I recently visited my parents in Huntsville. While up there I joined my dad for his morning walk. He set a healthy pace doing a 30-minute circuit before returning home. It was a great way to start the day.  Did
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Walking- The Oldest Form of Exercise
January 4, 2013 Exercise,Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

  “I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.” – George Trevelyan, 1913 Walking seems so ordinary, so relaxed an activity that it’s hard to believe that it has so many health benefits. What benefits you ask? Well, studies show that regular walks can significantly lower the risk of heart attack, diabetes, stroke,
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Everything is Connected
February 6, 2012 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

What follows is an article that I wrote in June of 2005 for Dalhousie Peer magazine, but I think that the message is a relevant today as it was then. – Brian Fulton I suppose that it might be simpler if everything on the planet weren’t so deeply connected.  That way we could do just
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Using Exercise to Reduce Pain
February 5, 2012 Exercise,Healthy Lifestyle,Injury Prevention Brian Fulton

As a massage therapist, I have heard many of my patients speak about how increasing their activity levels, reduces their body pain. Well it turns out that this isn’t just anecdotal information. A fourteen-year study of 866 runners aged 62 to 76 showed 25% less musculoskeletal pain in active participants versus a sedentary control group[i].
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