• 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.

  • Looking at Lunch Meat?>

    Looking at Lunch Meat

    by Edward R. Blonz, Ph.D.

    The term "healthy luncheon meat" no longer has to be an oxymoron. In fact, a sandwich made with whole-grain bread and a healthful luncheon meat can be a perfect no-fuss, no-muss, portable meal.

  • Glucosamine Supplements?>
    Wellness Tip

    Glucosamine Supplements

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Glucosamine supplements do not help relieve osteoarthritis. In a new 24-week study from the University of Arizona, glucosamine did not reduce knee cartilage damage (as seen in MRIs), relieve pain, or improve function better than a placebo in people with osteoarthritis of the knee.This confirms the findings of the large NIH-sponsored