Peter G. Roy, DC, CFT

Peter G. Roy, DC, CFT

Dr. Peter Roy graduated from the National University of Health Sciences as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1990 and began his career in private practice shortly thereafter. He received his certification as an Industrial and Occupational Health Specialist from the Northwestern College of Chiropractic. During his career, Dr. Roy received hundreds of hours of post-doctoral training in nutrition. He has 22 years of experience in private practice and spent 10 years as an independent health consultant to medium and large corporations in the New York City metropolitan area. He has lectured extensively on weight-loss and nutrition to businesses and their employees, and has coached collegiate and amateur athletes as well as individual patients in the principles of nutrition, fitness and physique transformation. He is a member in good standing of the International Sports Science Association, is a Certified Fitness Trainer and a trained specialist in Kettlebell fitness instruction. He lives in New York with his wife, Beth and their young son, Luke.

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11 Natural Alternatives to Managing Arthritis Pain

11 Natural Alternatives to Managing Arthritis Pain

July 3rd, 2014

While medical science continues to focus on pharmaceutical interventions for treating arthritis, these natural methods can give excellent results without the side effects.

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New Questions About Dietary Fat and Heart Disease

New Questions About Dietary Fat and Heart Disease

July 1st, 2014

A recent study questioning the link between saturated fat and heart disease has caused an angry reaction in the halls of conventional wisdom, while outliers in nutritional thought are wondering why it took so long. So are the dietary guidelines wrong?

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A Heads Up About Hydration

A Heads Up About Hydration

June 17th, 2014

Some health authorities believe that as many as 80% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. Before you file this in the “big deal” category, read on to learn the serious health effects of dehydration and how it brought this doctor to the brink.

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Earth Tones: How Brown Colored Foods Make You Healthy

June 1st, 2014

While the colors of the rainbow are getting all of the press these days, plenty of good nutrition can still be had from foods of a humbler hue.

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Teaching Our Children to Have Heart Disease

Teaching Our Children to Have Heart Disease

May 23rd, 2014

This article is not about poor nutrition, lack of exercise or too much time playing video games. It addresses a more serious and insidious threat to our youth.

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Medically Induced Obesity

Medically Induced Obesity

May 7th, 2014

Learn about this all too common side effect of managing health problems with prescription medications.

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Eating a Doughnut Versus Skipping Breakfast

Eating a Doughnut Versus Skipping Breakfast

May 2nd, 2014

A recent spate of articles and features in news media examines the question of whether it is better to skip breakfast or eat a doughnut. Does this sounds like a lesser of two evils debate?

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Rainbow Nutrition - Why "Having the Blues" Is Good for You

Rainbow Nutrition – Why “Having the Blues” Is Good for You

In art, literature and song, the color blue often evokes sadness, or a melancholy mood. In nature and nutrition, however, blue is the hue that creates a vibrantly healthy you.

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The Toxic Effect of Cleanliness

The Toxic Effects of Cleanliness

April 21st, 2014

For most Americans, a morning bath or shower is an essential part of their day – as necessary as that first cup of coffee. Unfortunately, for most of us, that means a daily dose of poison…in the form of chlorine.

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The God Diet

The God Diet

April 4th, 2014

Based upon biblical passages from the Old Testament prophet Daniel – “The Daniel Fast” – aka “The God Diet,” promises a stronger faith, improved health and vitality, and even weight loss. But, there’s one reason you might not want to eat this way.

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