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Low back pain can result from an acute injury or from chronic overuse that leads to arthritis. This, in turn, can break down the fluid-filled disks in your spine that act as shock absorbers. Whatever the cause, there are some practices you can do to strengthen your back and keep lower back pain at bay.




Did you know that November is National Peanut Butter Month? Who can resist that peanutty smell and the way it sticks to the roof of your mouth... Here are 8 reasons you may want to find a way to eat peanut butter even more often than you already do.




Have you considered Bariatric or weight loss surgery? It's a big decision and a huge lifestyle change. Franciscan Health Fitness Centers is here to help you both pre- and post-op on your journey to better health.




Is detoxing healthy or hazardous? Here's what doctors are saying about this on-again, off-again trend.




There are many different opinions on just how much water you should be drinking every day. One thing we do know is, water is essential to good health. Are you getting enough? Let’s see if we can help you find out.




Flowers, candy and sappy greeting cards are all the rage this month but since February is also American Heart Month, it's a good time to take stock of what you are doing to keep your heart healthy.




Knowing what to eat before and after exercise can be a minefield. We are all individuals and what makes us thrive is dependent on our many unique factors. Trying different options, listening to our bodies and finding what is right for us is key to feeling energized and getting the most out of our workouts.




Vitamin D has been considered an important nutrient for many years. Recently, there has been a lot of research into it due to its possible role in protecting people from the effects of COVID-19. 



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