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Fitness
February 14, 2018

Did you know running can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and death? It can also improve body composition and help with stress management and anxiety. Maybe you’ve been hesitant to start a running program because you know runners dealing with serious injuries and chronic pain, or you’ve heard that running can cause joint […]

October 12, 2016

During the Olympics, we saw world-class gymnasts hurl themselves into the air and land on their feet. If the average person tried to perform these moves, their joints and discs could literally crumble from the force. Why doesn’t that happen to gymnasts? Well, they obviously train for years to learn proper form. But they also […]

July 16, 2014

For the better part of the last two months on this blog and my Proodian Healthcare By Design radio program, I’ve been discussing what we need to do to change our behavior and transform our bodies. At the center of change and transformation is the human brain. That little three-pound organ that rests between our […]

April 16, 2014

Last week, I discussed why exercise needs to be prescribed like medicine is prescribed, according to the specific needs of each individual. This is why it makes no sense to tell everyone who wants to lose weight to get on a treadmill or go outside and start running. In fact, I’ve never endorsed long-distance running […]

April 9, 2014

I never tell people to eat right and exercise. As a doctor, I’m not doing my job if I used such a vague expression. We need to undo the way we’ve been programmed our entire lives – programming that says the ticket to good health or weight loss is to simply eat right and exercise. […]

November 13, 2013

Most people think of bones as building materials. They just form the frame that holds our bodies up, much like wood or steel support beams in a building. Bone is actually living tissue in which nutrients and essential minerals are constantly absorbed and replaced by our bodies. Instead of thinking of bone as a 2X4, […]

October 30, 2013

Dispelling common misconceptions about kids’ fitness. “Lifting weights will stunt a child’s growth!” There are many factors that can potentially stunt a child’s growth, the first of which is genetics. Others include insufficient sleep, certain medications, and processed sugars and carbohydrates (including soda). Weightlifting however, is not among them. Done correctly, weightlifting will contribute to a […]

October 16, 2013

This is the fourth and final post in a series covering hypothyroidism and the various treatment options that we have at our disposal. Please feel free to email your thyroid-related questions to jproodian@naturalhc.com or post them in the comments section at the bottom of this post and I’ll be happy to answer them. In Part […]

July 31, 2013

If you’re like most people, you’re on a never-ending mission to find a faster way to work out and feel better about how you look. Believe me; I know you’re crunched for time. As a father of five, I can sympathize. Fortunately, there is a healthy way to get a productive workout without spending hours […]

About Dr. Proodian

Dr. Proodian is passionate about helping people achieve better health through natural methods by combining nutrition, exercise physiology, and education with his Chiropractic care. He partners with his patients, providing a collaborative and accessible doctor-patient experience. He stands for consistency, focus, and loving his work.

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