• Pilates: More for the Core?>

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • What is in Your Diet Pills??>

    What is in Your Diet Pills?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Weight loss supplements contain a mind-numbing list of substances touted to burn fat, boost metabolism, suppress appetite, control sugar cravings and increase energy. Most have no convincing scientific support behind them or have not been tested at all.

  • The Cholesterol-Thyroid Connection?>

    The Cholesterol-Thyroid Connection

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you have high LDL ("bad") cholesterol, your doctor should check to see if you have hypothyroidism, especially if you are a woman over 60. If so, it makes sense to treat the thyroid condition first, rather than take cholesterol-lowering medication.