The Pain Free Diet Blog

Plant-based, Paleo, probiotics, prebiotics, antibiotics, GMO, gluten-free, organic, all-natural, cleanses, detoxification, supplement, don’t supplement. Pretty confusing right? What is truly healthy and what is not? What is missing in the healthcare system that can treat your pain safely and effectively? Weekly articles explore trending topics, dig into the science, and debunk myths while giving you a sustainable approach to eliminate pain and improve your long-term health, function and vitality.



By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. It is rare that I see  a new patient in my office that doesn’t communicate some element of frustration with the shortcomings of the current healthcare system. Seeing the positive in the negative however, the frustration often lead them to pursue other ways to improve their health. Often times, that’s how they […]

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By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. More than 116 million people – that is the estimated number of people residing in the U.S. living with some form of daily pain. The most common underlying reason for pain in the U.S. is osteoarthritis, what is generally accepted as a progressive degenerative disease of the joints and spine. The […]

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By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. I read an article recently in NPR talking about the popularity of scare tactics, fear-driven marketing, and pseudoscience being used by the ballooning number of “experts” adding information and growing their following on the Internet. It is my prediction for 2015 that this type of information will be pumped into your […]

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By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. The answer – maybe. You may know this already but your ability to concentrate, be creative, and exercise better judgment all rely on an adequately rested mind….and body. The issue is that many of us (myself included at one time or another) burn the candle at both ends in the pursuit […]

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By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. For those of you who celebrated Thanksgiving last week, did you go a little into the red zone on the calorie meter? You are probably not alone. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American consumed about 4,500 calories last Thursday while giving thanks. Tis the season for holiday gatherings […]

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By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. We have heard it for years. Get your three servings of dairy each day. Got milk? Got a milk mustache? Milk is a great source of calcium. On and on. What you probably haven’t heard. Got hip fracture? Die younger. Raise your cholesterol. Have more pain. A recent study published in […]

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