Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.'s Posts

Coach Jonnie’s Post Exercise Smoothie

Later this month, I will be bringing some healthy take out options to our small town by opening a smoothie bar. I asked a friend of mine to help me design a smoothie that would be good for athletes post-workout. He has his M.S. in Exercise Science, is a Certified Professional Trainer, a Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach and is a Speed and... Read moreChevron

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for... Read moreChevron

Stretta Procedure Shows Great Promise

Acid reflux disease is one of the leading gastrointestinal disorders, affecting about one-third of Americans. It can cause pain, coughing and even lead to cancer. Current treatments have typically included lifestyle modifications, pharmacological therapies and surgery. However, there is rising concern over the long-term side effects of the popular... Read moreChevron

Avoiding Staph Infections at the Gym

According to the CDC (2014), it is estimated that Americans of all ages visit the doctor more than 12 million times per year for skin infections that are typical of staph (staphylococcus bacteria). More than half of those visits are for MRSA, a potentially dangerous type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics and may cause skin... Read moreChevron

Going to College with Acid Reflux: Part II

Last week I provided some helpful tips about going to college with acid reflux. This week, Janelle Craft, Residential Dining Director at Washington College, provides her insight on the subject. I asked Janelle the following:   When students come to college, they often struggle to get their diet just right (like they had it at home). What... Read moreChevron