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Gum infection may play a central role in the development of mental health diseases like #Alzheimer’s disease (AD), new research suggests. AD patients exhibit neuro inflammation consistent with infection. Chronic #periodontitis (gum infection) caused by P. gingivalis — a keystone pathogen has been identified as a significant risk factor for developing amyloid plaques and #dementia. Oral infection…

Exercise in Focus: Farmer’s Walk

Farmer’s Walk is an excellent implement of what is commonly termed as “Loaded carries” category of exercises. By nature it is a #compound exerise with a direct carryover towards our General Physical Preparedness (#GPP). It essentially teaches us to carry heavy loads in our hands #isolaterally and hence a popular event in almost all major…

Missing carbs on keto? Here’s a quick bread recipe!

Recipe Of The Week: 90 second keto bread (non veg) Ingredients: 1 small loaf 1 egg 1 tablespoon milk 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon coconut flour 1 tablespoon almond flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Herbs and cheese (optional) Pinch of salt Method: Whisk the egg, milk, oil, coconut flour, nut flour, baking powder, and…

What is Diabetes Distress?

All #chronic diseases are known to take a toll on our #mental wellbeing. It is the #psychological burden of managing something long term. It is about the frustrations, fears, and discouragement that people go through on a daily basis. And we know that those can really make it tough for people to engage with their…

Ergogenic effects of music

Music is used by athletes and exercisers to improve performance, but it is less known whether its properties can enhance performance at maximal intensity. A study measured participants’ performance time, average heart rate, and rating of perceived exertion (RPE) on a 1.5-mile running trial when listening to self-selected motivational music vs. no music. For the…

What are the health benefits of dark chocolate?

The flavanols (procyanidins & epicatechins) act as active antioxidants; the kind of plant phenols that help in reducing blood pressure, clotting and thus risk of heart disease. It may have a beneficial effect on cholesterol levels because it consists mainly of stearic acid and oleic acid. Stearic acid is a saturated fat, but unlike most…

RELATION OF FOOTWEAR TO BIOMECHANICS

Article written by Dr.Ritu Chauhan, Practitioner Orthofit “The things we enjoy aren’t always the things that are good for us.” The combination of muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments working together to produce movement in the body is known as biomechanics. It is important to know your biomechanical gait and posture because it is never identical…