Do You Know What’s In Your Pet’s Food?

They say “you are what you eat,” and what you put or don’t put into your body can have an effect on your overall health and well being. The same can be said for your pets. Unfortunately, most pet owners don’t know that the majority of commercial pet foods contain ingredients that are a far […]

Questions Are a Cancer Survivor’s Best Friend

Surviving cancer is no small feat. Upon diagnosis, many cancer patients fear the worst, fully recognizing the difficult battle that lies ahead of them. For survivors of cancer, that battle typically does not end after the cancer has gone away or into remission. Instead, many cancer survivors remain understandably fearful of the cancer coming back. […]

Prenatal Tests – What You Need to Know

During a woman’s pregnancy, she wants to make sure that she and her baby are healthy and remain that way until the fetus reaches full term. That entails eating healthier and taking prenatal vitamins, getting enough rest, regularly visiting the doctor, and possibly undergoing a variety of prenatal tests. Prenatal tests can detect many problems […]

Exercise, activity a friend to kids with diabetes

According to the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), about 177,000 people under the age of 20 suffer from diabetes. Those numbers figure to rise in the coming years. That’s thanks in large part to rising obesity rates among children, who are becoming increasingly susceptible to type 2 diabetes, a condition formerly known as adult-onset diabetes. […]

Focusing on Family

Martial Arts is a broad term encompassing many different styles of physical disciplines that have developed over the centuries. Merrilee Neal, fourth-degree black belt and owner of Fallbrook Martial Arts, says it’s a great deal more than just kicking and punching. “We provide a positive environment for students of all ages,” she states. “We focus […]

Coastal Plastic Surgeons and Body Contouring

Benefit of Liposuction: Men and women that would like to improve the contour of their body by suctioning fat deposits in areas including the chin, neck, jowls, cheeks, arms, inner and outer thighs, buttocks, knees, calves, ankles, hips, and abdomen. Liposuction is preformed with the patient asleep under general anesthesia. Smaller areas can be performed […]

305 West makes a difference for their clients

At 305 West Spa, customers have the unique opportunity to leave their troubles behind while they relax in a pampering haven. As they release themselves from daily stress in this exceptional atmosphere, patrons will return to the real world with a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. “I really love the transformation I see in my customers,” […]

In Spite of Changes, Fast Food Is No Friend

Many are familiar with the 2004 documentary “Super Size Me,” in which comedian Morgan Spurlock decides to test the theory that fast food is bad for you. Over the course of 30 days, Spurlock eats nothing but McDonald’s, filling up on the fast-food chain’s offerings three times per day while not allowing himself to eat […]

The amazing avocado (don’t just eat them!)

We live in avocado country: Fallbrook is known as the avocado capital and about 60 percent of the avocados grown in California are grown here in San Diego County. We are familiar with the culinary delights of this fruit that was once considered a luxury food reserved for the tables of royalty. But did you […]

Avoid Joint Pain and Injury While Exercising

You’ve probably heard that exercise in addition to eating balanced meals is essential to optimal health. However, for the 70+ million people who suffer from arthritis and/or chronic joint symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), exercise can be painful, resulting in a lack of interest. Joints of the body that […]