Processed sugar & carbs (especially gluten and grains) imbalance the microbiome, cause inflammation, and also contributes to swings in mood and energy. Trans fats are often used in processed food and baked goods and spike inflammation. Avoid all vegetable and seed oils and stick with minimally processed fats like butter, tallow, lard, ghee, coconut oil, … Continue reading 4 Substances that Wreck Beneficial Bacteria and Cause Inflammation
There are many misconceptions and myths when it comes to what we humans need to be consuming to achieve optimal health and live long, fulfilling lives. One of the biggest food myths is that we need to avoid the consumption of fat, as it contributes to heart disease and many other health problems. Quality fats … Continue reading The Big Fat Myth – 5 Reasons We NEED Fat
Do you ever find that no matter how hard you try, you can't seem to get comfortable sleeping? Perhaps you have bought countless sleep aids and you still find that you are waking up with a stiff neck, lower back pain, numbness in your hands or legs, headaches, or even sinus congestion? Since we spend … Continue reading The Key To Better Sleep
Not all supplements are the same. Let’s say we have two different multivitamin supplements sitting next to each other on the counter. Looking at the ingredient label, they both list the same nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. Are the supplements the same? The answer is NO. Here’s why: as the case is with just about … Continue reading Are Supplements a Waste of Money?
Let’s face it, we all love sugar in some way, shape, or form. For many, it’s chocolate. For others, ice cream, cookies, or cotton candy. Regardless of what satisfies your sweet tooth, it’s important to understand the negative effects excess sugar consumption can have on the body. Research has shown sugar to be extremely addictive … Continue reading How to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth – Without Damaging Your Body
The health of your infant is greatly dependent upon the position of your baby in-utero. Normal positioning for delivery is head down with the left side of head facing outward (towards belly button). This positioning greatly increases the chances for a safe vaginal birth for the mother and infant. Baby Positions and Your Pelvis Let … Continue reading Priming Your Baby With Probiotics: It Starts At Birth
Pregnancy and birth deliver the wonders of new life. Pregnancy reminds the world that no man-made creation compares to the magnificence of new life being constructed in the womb. Many soon-to-be parents, taught by the medical standard of care, treat pregnancy like a disease or dangerous condition that requires consistent medical intervention. Chiropractic wants to … Continue reading Nine Amazing Benefits of Adjustments for Pregnant Women
Health - A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” (World Health Organization 1948) The majority of standard healthcare today focuses almost solely on the treatment of symptoms and disease. Children and adults alike become conditioned to believe that pills and surgery make people healthy. … Continue reading Health is NOT Defined by the Presence of Symptoms and Disease
Spinal degeneration afflicts a large percentage of the public. Research shows that over 85% of the population will show evidence of disc degeneration in their spine by the age of fifty. The majority of cases of people with disc degeneration display no symptoms. The same data holds true for children. One study of MRI findings … Continue reading Should People With Degenerative Discs Go To A Chiropractor?
Wouldn’t it be great if healthy eating was as easy as following clearly defined rules that worked for every situation? Yeah, keep dreaming. Nothing in life is that simple, least of all nutrition. Foods that we’ve happily eaten for centuries can quickly be vilified in diet books, causing them to vanish from store shelves - … Continue reading GOOD FATS, BAD FATS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW