Walking

Health Benefits of Walking

Here at Whitaker Wellness, exercise is part of the fabric of day-to-day life. It’s an integral therapy for all patients, and one they engage in daily while they’re at the clinic. The program we prescribe is simple, convenient, inexpensive,

Smart Snacking

Tips for Smart Snacking

Did you know that eating burns calories? It’s true—5 to 15 percent of your daily energy expenditure is used digesting, absorbing, and storing the food you eat. It’s called diet-induced thermogenesis and it’s one of the reasons why smart snacking

atrial fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation: What Works/What Doesn’t

Sam knew something wasn’t right when his morning walks left him exhausted and short of breath. Ann noticed it in the gym, when the pulse monitor on the exercise bike couldn’t register her erratic heart rate. Louise’s first episode occurred

Energy

Six Tips for More Energy

One of the most common complaints we hear from patients at Whitaker Wellness is they are constantly tired or have no energy. While there may be some underlying issues that need to be addressed, anyone can try these tips for
Drug-Free Allergy Treatments

Seven Simple Drug-Free Allergy Treatments

Spring is in the air—along with lots of pollen and other irritants that can drive seasonal allergy sufferers mad. Couple the stuffy or runny nose and sneezing with the itchy, watery eyes that go hand-in-hand with seasonal allergies and hay

Green Foods

Healthy Ways to Enjoy Green Foods

Cartoonist Jim Davis once quipped, “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” Joking aside, vegetables are a must for any healthy, well-balanced diet. And while “eating the rainbow” by incorporating veggies