Dr. Malik

October 15, 2018

Killer Carbs

It seems like every few weeks a new diet fad is making the news. Focussing less on research, and more on hype, these diets claim to help people loose weight and extend their life. But what does the research say? A new study published in the Lancet. Public Health 2018, 3 (9): e419-e428 examined carbohydrate intake to mortality. 15,428 adults aged between 45 to 64 years of age were studied for […]
October 6, 2018

Shockwave Therapy For The Treatment Of Lateral Epicondlysitis

A recent study published in the 2018 edition of the Journal of Orthopedic Surgery investigated the effectiveness of shockwave therapy versus plasma rich protein (PRP) injections guided by ultrasound imaging for the treatment of chronic tennis elbow. Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition in which the insertion point of the forearm extensor muscles become inflamed. This can cause pain, especially when playing sports like tennis or badminton. Patients […]
September 24, 2018

Turkey And Bean Rice Wraps

6 servings / 25 min Prep 15 min / Cook 10 min Easily a new family favourite to enjoy for lunches or dinner. Pack the turkey and bean mixture separately and wrap your lunch on site with the lettuce. Ingredients 125 mL (1/2 cup) long grain brown rice 250 mL (1 cup) no salt added chicken broth 500 g (1 lb) turkey cutlets or scalloppini 10 mL (2 tsp) canola […]
September 24, 2018

5 Ways To Reduce Muscle Cramps

By Dr Ayesha Qureshi Muscle cramps can be caused by a number of factors: dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, post-workout muscle exhaustion, nerve compression, poor circulation, muscle overuse, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies, to name but a few. Muscle cramps can be painful, causing muscle stiffness and affecting daily life activities. They occur when there is a sudden and involuntary contraction of a muscle. Muscle cramps are a very common symptom I […]
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