Health Articles:
Ask A Doctor (Forum)
What is Chiropractic? About My First Visit What's Best for Me?
Yo! How's Your Immune Function?

Just about everyone knows that yo-yo dieting - repeatedly losing and gaining weight - isn't very effective in the long term, certainly not if you're interested in stability and stress reduction.

After all, who wants to go through the frustration of dropping 10 or 20 pounds for a friend's wedding, then putting it all back on (and more), then dropping it again to fit into a particular pair of pants, then gaining it back again?

Well, the reality is that far too many people are on yo-yo diets these days, and the consequences might expand (no pun intended) beyond simple weight loss and weight gain. According to a study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, repeatedly losing and gaining weight in cyclical fashion may actually reduce long-term immune function, and the reduction is proportionate to the amount of times the person has intentionally lost weight.

Of course, this is significant because the immune system is essentially the body's line of defense against infection, illness and disease. When the immune system is low, your chances of getting sick are high - the lower your immunity, the greater the risk of acquiring anything from a common cold to cancer.

Maintaining a weight appropriate to your body height/type and following a sensible, moderate exercise and diet regimen are the keys to keeping immune function high - and they're great ways to stay happy and healthy, too! Your chiropractor can evaluate your current situation and, if necessary, recommend a permanent weight-loss strategy.


Ulrich C, et al. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2004;104:892-94, 903.

To read more about general health, go to

horizontal rule
Buy Cheap Generic Viagra Best Ed Treatments Sales Online Viagra Sale Generic Overnight Shipping Viagra Venetian Las Vegas Discount Viagra Next Day Delivery Viagra Viagra Postal Order Viagra Australia Price Canadian Online Viagra Pharmacy Viagra Generic Drug Cialis Wholesale Online Levitra Online Us Canada Viagra Cialis On Line Brand Viagra No Prescription Cialis Pills And California Generic Viagra Uk Online Pharmacy Viagra Cost Uk Vardenafil Sale Viagra Uk Retailers Internet Pharmacy Viagra Buy Viagra S Journal Generic Cialis Without Prescription Levitra Order Prescription Cialis Pill Caverta 50 Mg Sildenafil Citrate Pills Canada Pharmacy Discounted Viagra 100 Viagra Mexico Mail Order Viagra Online Viagra For Women Survey Mail Order Generic Viagra Viagra Gold 800mg Reviews Canada Cialis Generic Best Price On Levitra Viagra Online Highpoint Generic Viagra Buying Viagra In Melbourne Pick Up Pharmacy Support Team Canada