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Foods to Fight Colds

Bottom Line: When you’re ill, food is the last thing on your mind. Everything seems unappetizing when your nose is clogged, and you can’t taste a thing. But, by making healthy food choices, you can become stronger and speed up your recovery. Also, by maintaining a healthy diet, you can strengthen your immune system and…

Can Chiropractic Help You Lose Weight?

Bottom Line: If you are looking to lose a few extra pounds this month, you are not alone. Many of our patients are working towards a similar goal. How you move, eat, and think every day will determine your success. All three are part of maintaining an active lifestyle. So where does Chiropractic fit in?…

Don’t Have Enough Time to Exercise?

Bottom Line: You’re busy and you’re stressed out. Well, you’re not alone. These are two of the most common reasons people give for not exercising consistently. Ironically, these are the two exact reasons you should be exercising and moving your body! Moving your body releases endorphins which help you feel good, relaxes your mind which…

Stress and Weight

Bottom Line: A recent research study found over 75% of people experience at least a moderate amount of stress every day! Chronic stress is not fun to deal with, but did you know it can also affect your weight? When you are stressed your body goes into survival (or “fight or flight”) mode which changes…

Sugar: The Beach Body Killer

Bottom Line: If you have a sweet tooth, you know it can be difficult to avoid sugary foods like pastries, candy, or even soda. Which sugary food is your weakness? Researchers have proven that sugar is a key contributor to weight gain. But how? Well, sugar is made up of two molecules: glucose and fructose….

Crack Stress Before It Cracks You

Studies have shown that stress not only contributes to weight gain and weight loss but also causes a process of overeating that can lead to imbalances and spikes within the body. For example, cortisol and insulin are the two most common hormones that can do real damage if left unchecked.  These hormones contribute to fat…

Always Challenge Your Healthcare

Once upon a time it was unheard of for a doctor’s opinion to be challenged, but today’s patients are getting second and third opinions, seeking out alternative health care solutions and pursuing natural options to find out the best course of action for their health. And recently, the medical system is now being challenged by…

Which Road Will You Take

The Holistic Road or The Traditional Medical Model The typical approach to “health,” hasn’t worked for years. To most people, “health” means, “I’m not in pain” or “I’m not sick often.” That isn’t true health! Our society isn’t changing its perception of health, we’re simply looking for different ways to pay for it! Yet, people…

The Effect Of Sugar On The Body

That chocolate cupcake has been calling your name all afternoon. Yes, it’s time for your sugar break before you hit “the work wall”, and you know what? It’s fine. There is, believe it or not, an allotted amount of sugar your body can consume each day, but the problem is we love excess, don’t we?…