Ouch! I woke up with a “crick in my neck”

Have you ever experienced waking up with a “crick in my neck?” This is a common complaint we hear, and most often it’s not due to how you slept last night. Yes, you may have been fine when you went to sleep and just woke up with the pain, but there are usually other underlying factors. If there is no direct injury involved to the neck, like a motor vehicle accident or a sporting injury, most neck pain is a result of everyday repetitive motion on the body, the biggest culprit being our posture. Since the majority of us sit in front of a computer for many hours of the day, we tend to...

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Spaghetti Squash

Where has spaghetti squash been all my life? I have no idea why I have never tried it before. Last month I caught an episode of Rachel Ray’s show and she prepared spaghetti squash with meatballs and marinara. Wow it looked amazing! I quickly did some internet research on the nutritional values and more importantly I wanted recipes! Try this recipe: http://www.chow.com/recipes/13563-roasted-spaghetti-squash-parmigiano-reggiano I love, love, love it! I have to admit it is very difficult to cut. I seriously thought I was going to slice off a finger. I went back to do more internet...

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Teal Pumpkin Project

Halloween can be a scary time, but it’s even scarier if you or your child suffers from food allergies. With the growing rate of food allergies across the world, the thought of eating candy from a stranger may not be all that appealing. In the U.S. alone, 1 in 13 children suffer from a deadly food allergy than can range from milk, nuts, soy, eggs, and gluten (just to name a few). This year FARE (food allergy research and education) is encouraging houses that hand out treats other than candy to put a teal pumpkin in front of their house. This teal pumpkin raises awareness of food allergies and...

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