Baratta Holistic Center Blog

Trans Fats

Trans Fats The hydrogenation process has introduced a whole new dreaded type of fatty acids and even the FDA has concluded that the safe level of transferring acids in our diet is a big zero. Amazingly, (maybe not) they didn’t ban them from foods. They simply require the food industry to label all trans fat…

Flouride

Flouride Whether it’s your water supply or in your toothpaste, fluoride is a known toxin and a carcinogenic industrial waste. You have to keep this important fact in mind- when fluoride is added to drinking water, it’s not the natural mineral that we hope for. In actuality, the fluoride is a chemical compound, a waste…

Coffee

Coffee Nobody loves a hot cup of coffee more than I do but when I weigh the pros and cons of my favorite morning beverage, I can’t ignore some of the negative side effects that can begin to surface. Hopefully, I don’t have to explain that the caramel macchiato or the soymilk double latte from…

Benefits Of Stretching

Benefits Of Stretching There are many benefits to be gained from a regular stretching program Increased flexibility and range of motion Injury prevention Prevention of DOMS Improved posture Improvements in sports performance Stress relief Increased flexibility and range of motion This is the most obvious benefit of regular stretching and usually the reason that people…

Low Back Pain & Exercise

Low Back Pain & Exercise If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor…

How To Rest & Recharge

How To Rest & Recharge Whether you just finished a long run, got out of the pool after some laps or did your morning session of yoga, these intense workouts put a lot of stress on your body. Better understood, they break down muscle tissue and drain the body’s energy systems. To maintain long term…