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Unwind, Reset, Go!

  Carolina HealthSpan is excited to announce a New Year’s program to be the best you in 2017, in a partnership with our friends at Infinity Med Spa and Modernly Healthy. Carolina HealthSpan’s Biofeedback Coach and Yoga instructor, Margaret Conger will be joining Modernly Healthy’s, Health and Wellness Coach, Kelley Gilbert for a three session […]

Cruciferous Vegetables

The cruciferous (or Brassica) vegetables Broccoli, Kale, Collards, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage and others all have some pretty powerful substances that clearly work in the battle against cancer. The term cruciferous is used because during growth, the four flowers petals of this species form a cross (cruciferous = cross bearing). Cruciferous vegetables contain the substances Indole-3-Carbinol [&hellip...

Carbohydrates and Heart Health

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. They’re found in almost all of the foods that we eat, but choosing the right ones can make or break a heart-healthy diet. “Both good carbs and bad carbs turn into sugar, but their nutritional value and how fast they digest in the body is what makes […]

Free Health and Wellness Seminar with Dr. Russo

Dr. Russo will host two free seminars on Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, fitness, nutrition, general health and wellness on Tuesday, January 19th at 12:00pm and 5:30pm at the Charles Mack Center in Mooresville, NC. These seminars are both first come – first serve and interested attendees are encouraged to RSVP at 704.727.5360 prior to the […]

5 Immune Boosters

We are now into fall, and as the days get colder, there’s no better time to make sure your immune system is in tiptop shape. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot catch a cold from cold temperatures. More people get sick during the colder months because they spend more time inside, and have more contact […]

Bacon Causes Cancer!?

Bacon causes cancer!?  This is terrible news!  The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report this week concluding that eating processed meat like hot dogs, ham and bacon raises the risk of colon cancer and that consuming other red meats “probably” raises the risk as well.   Bad news for meat lovers?  Not necessarily.  Experts […]

A New Year’s Evolution

For well over a couple of decades, without fail, health has been the number one New Year’s resolution every year. From quitting smoking to exercising more, eating better and getting more rest, health is on everyone’s mind after a hectic holiday season. Looking at the New Year as a blank slate for reinvention or at […]

Running From Health

You may have never heard of Dave McGillivray, if you are a running enthusiast, you probably have. Dave has been the director of the Boston Marathon since 2001, technical director for 13 years prior and a participant runner since 1972. Dave once ran from Oregon to Massachusetts, on another occasion from Florida to Boston and […]

Juice Plus+

There always seems to be a dilemma about what vitamins to take and not to take. How do you know what vitamins are the best for you? How do you know if they are working? Some vitamins provide health benefits you don’t necessarily feel while other vitamins have a noticeable effect on your health and […]

Belly Fat Bacteria and Your Hormones

Hunger hormones and inflammation play key roles in obesity. Weight management is not just the difference between the calories you consume and burn off, there are additional variables implicated in the maintenance of a healthy weight. Leptin is a hunger hormone with appetite modulating effects. This hormone acts as a switch in your brain to […]