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Parkinson’s Disease 101: Learn How To Detect Early Signs and Symptoms

Author: Dr. Jory Davis, DPT Is it possible to diagnosis a person with Parkinson’s Disease without scans? Yes! In fact, Parkinson’s disease is generally diagnosed by a medical clinician based on presentation of symptoms. The prevalence rate has grown more than 50% in the last 5 years. Roughly 92% of people diagnosed are over the … Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease 101: Learn How To Detect Early Signs and Symptoms

Vitamin Dee: Nutrition for Weight Loss & Improved Fitness

Nutrition and Fitness. Fitness and Nutrition. Either way you look at it, both are important to achieving your health and wellness goals. Here are a few top frequently asked questions about the nutrition debacle when thinking about turning up your fitness. Why is nutrition and what foods you are consuming important? Food is what makes … Continue reading Vitamin Dee: Nutrition for Weight Loss & Improved Fitness

Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups (90g) panko breadcrumbs1 tsp. salt1 tsp. black pepper1 tsp. onion powder1 tsp. paprika1⁄2 tsp. garlic powder1⁄4 tsp. cayenne pepper2 eggs2 tbsp. almond milk1 lb. (450g) bonelessskinless chicken breast, cut into cubes Directions 1.) Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking traywith baking paper. 2.) Place the panko breadcrumbs into … Continue reading Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Cacao Energy Balls

Ingredients -8 Medjool dates, pitted -1 cup (100g) ground almonds -2 tbsp. ground flaxseeds -2 tbsp. chia seeds -2 tbsp. sunflower seeds -2 tbsp. cacao nibs -4 tbsp. desiccated coconut, unsweetened Directions 1.) Place the dates into a bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside to soften for 5 minutes, then drain and place … Continue reading Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Cacao Energy Balls

Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Slow Cooker Tacos Al Pastor

Ingredients: -4.4 lbs. (2kg) pork shoulder, boneless, fat trimmed off-2 tsp. salt-1 tsp. black pepper  -1 cup (240ml) chicken broth-3 chipotle chilis in adobo sauce 1 tsp. adobo sauce-1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, roughly chopped-1⁄2 medium red onion-2 1⁄2 tbsp. chili powder-1⁄2 tsp. ground cumin-2 tbsp. lime juice-2 tbsp. white wine vinegar-2 cloves garlic-16 corn … Continue reading Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Slow Cooker Tacos Al Pastor

Parkinson’s Disease & Exercise Benefits

Author: Dr. Jory Davis, PT, DPT There were countless times while working in an outpatient physical therapy clinic where I would meet someone newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). In fact, PD is the second most common neurodegenerative disease with a prevalence rate of 1–2 per 1000 of the population worldwide. There is an overwhelmingly … Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease & Exercise Benefits

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Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Berry Almond Protein Smoothie

Ingredients: -1⁄4 avocado-1 scoop (30g) vanilla protein powder (protein grams depends on your brand)-1 cup (240ml) almond milk, unsweetened-1⁄2 cup (70g) blueberries-1⁄2 cup (60g) raspberries-2 tbsp. almonds (can adjust accordingly)-4 tbsp. Greek yogurt Directions: 1. Place all the ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve immediately. ABOUT DANIELLE … Continue reading Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Berry Almond Protein Smoothie

Rainbow Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Rainbow Beef Stir Fry

Ingredients: -8 oz. (230g) flank steak, sliced into 2-inch strips -1 1⁄2 tsp. cornflour-1 tbsp. + 1 tsp. rice wine 1 tbsp. soy sauce-2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. cold water-1 tsp. sesame oil-2 tbsp. hoisin sauce-2 tbsp. olive oil-1 tbsp. ginger, minced 1⁄2 tsp. chili flakes -8 oz. (230g) shiitake mushrooms, chopped-3 bell peppers, … Continue reading Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Rainbow Beef Stir Fry

Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Chai Seed Pudding Recipe

Ingredients: -4 tbsp. chai seeds -one cup coconut milk (250ml) -1 tbsp. of maple syrup -2 tbsp. coconut yogurt -raspberries to serve Directions: 1.) Place the chia seeds, maple syrup in the coconut yogurt in a jar or bowl and pour in milk. 2.) Stir everything together, cover in place in the fridge. 3.) Store … Continue reading Vitamin Dee: Recipes for Life & Lifting – Chai Seed Pudding Recipe