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Back Health Blog

Overweight and Low Back Pain

Monday, February 27, 2012

A recent study from the University of Hong Kong of more than 2500 Hong Kong men and women shows that overweight is associated with increased risk of lumbar disc degeneration. The disc is a jelly-like connective tissue lying between each spinal vertebra. Its function is primarily for shock absorption. More

Yogurt Consumption Helps Reduce Weight, Body Fat

Friday, February 10, 2012

Can you imagine eating yogurt can help you lose weight? Research has shown that consuming yogurt 3 times daily for 12 weeks in addition to a reduced-calorie diet results in more weight lost than those only on a reduced-calorie diet. Thanks to the calcium it contains which plays a role in weight loss! Good news for yogurt fans!  Check it out at here.  More