March Health News Review

March 4, 2016

Dr. Arnold's Pitching Newsletter - Stop doing this throwing drill

#5 - Almond joy: Eating just a handful a day boosts diet health, study shows - ScienceDaily February 16, 2016

"The researchers believe the parents and children were replacing salty and processed snacks with the 1.5 ounces of almonds per day..."

#4 Daily dose of beetroot juice improved endurance and blood pressure - ScienceDaily February 11, 2016

"...a daily dose of 2.4 ounces beetroot juice for an average of seven days...improved aerobic endurance by 24% and significantly reduced systolic blood pressure by 5-10 mmHg..."

#3 - Ultra runner Susie Chan sets new 12-hour treadmill world record - ScienceDaily February 8, 2016

I can only assume the photo of her smiling was taken at the beginning of the 12-hour run,

not the end...

#2 - Popular Diet Myths Debunked - ScienceDaily February 4, 2016

"Gluten-free desserts are not healthier than 'normal' desserts. In fact, gluten substitutes may actually increase calorie content and contribute to weight gain." -Lisa Mallonee, registered dietician

#1 - To Prevent Back Pain, Orthotics Are Out, Exercise Is In - NY Times January 26, 2016

"The end result was that if someone with a history of back pain exercised in a regular way, he or she was considerably less likely to be felled by more back pain within a year."

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