Maria Pontillo, DPT Partners With Local South Florida Nutritional Professionals To Host Community Workout Event for Charity

It’s been about a month since Typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc on the people of the Philippines and in the spirit of the holiday season, I thought now was the perfect time to get together with others and give back! In an effort to raise awareness and money for the Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts, I am […]

Maria Pontillo, DPT Explores Ways to Reduce Stress Levels During This Holiday Season

As if life’s random curve balls aren’t challenging enough, now it’s the beginning of the holiday season. Sure, surviving the holidays can be grueling on both your budget and time, but there’s another aspect of your life that is especially affected during this time of year — your mental health. Did you know that about […]

The Truth About 6 Common Food Myths

The Internet has given people across the world convenient access to information and knowledge — unfortunately, a lot of that information is misleading, especially regarding health and food topics.  False nutritional, fitness and health information is believed by the masses in part because of billion dollar advertising campaigns and deceitful food labeling.  Calculated marketing ploys […]