Rescue dog rehab: how hydrotherapy gets them back on their feet, and helps with arthritis, post-op recovery

Rescue dog rehab: how hydrotherapy gets them back on their feet, and helps with arthritis, post-op recovery

Hydrotherapy for dogs allows them to exercise and play without putting any weight on joints. It helps dogs with arthritis or hip dysplasia, and those recovering from hip or spinal surgery, making them stronger and more mobile. Not every dog that takes to the hydrotherapy pool at Heal Animal Wellness and Rehabilitation is a natural or enthusiastic swimmer. But the Hong Kong centre’s owner and lead therapist, Wendy Tan, does her best to make sure…

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Mind Diet helps with physical, mental health

Mind Diet helps with physical, mental health

ALBANY — At any given time, about 50 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight, spending in excess of $60 billion annually on diet and weight-loss products. And while a large number of those dieters are looking for a quick way to improve their self-image, another group has something else in mind. We’ve all heard the saying “feed your mind.” It was usually from a parent or teacher trying to encourage us to read…

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MEDITERRANEAN DIET HELPS YOU LOSE WEIGHT AND PREVENTS AGEING OF HEART AND BRAIN, RESEARCH SAYS

MEDITERRANEAN DIET HELPS YOU LOSE WEIGHT AND PREVENTS AGEING OF HEART AND BRAIN, RESEARCH SAYS

In a world dominated by celebrity fad diets that range from absurd, like Reese Witherspoon’s alleged “baby-food diet,” to absurdly unaffordable, such as the $200 “moon dust”-infused smoothie that Gwyneth Paltrowdrinks, many people don’t believe there’s a single best diet for your health. But a growing body of research suggests that a meal plan focusing on vegetables, protein, and healthy fats has key benefits for losing weight, keeping your mind sharp, and protecting your heart and brain…

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