Blog Post: Nutrition and Back Pain
For this article, I wanted to touch on a subject that is all too prevalent: back pain. If we do not suffer from it ourselves, we surely know someone who experiences back pain to a certain degree, whether it be day to day aches, pains, and stiffness, herniated (also known as ruptured or slipped) disks, spasms, surgeries, and much more. According to Anasuya Batliner, Holistic Nutritionist and Massage Therapist in her article, "Alleviating Back Pain with Diet and Supplements," back pain is one of the most common health problems in the US, with 7 million new cases occurring each year, ranking second amongst reasons people visit the doctor. Wow!
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Recipe of the Month
SPICY SESAME KALE CHIPS!
Kale is one of the most nutrient dense foods out there. It can be prepared in many ways, steamed, sauteed, roasted, or raw. Making kale chips are a wonderful method of preparation, and kids absolutely love them.
A quick look at some of the vast health benefits of kale according to whfoods.org:
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