What’s the Connection: Chiropractic Care and Nutrition

You purchase organic groceries at the health food store. You avoid highly processed, GMO foods. You seek out items that are high in nutrition with a short shelf life. Long story short, you are nailing healthy eating!

But, what if your nervous system isn’t functioning optimally? That would mean all those healthy foods you are consuming are going to waste. It’s basically like storing them in an unplugged refrigerator.

Plant the Seed Now to Grow A Healthy Child

Just as when you plant a garden, it requires fertile soil, quality seeds, plenty of sunshine and water, planting the seed to grow a healthy child means taking specific actions.

With a mind-boggling amount of advice available on the Internet, countless TV programs, and by well-meaning friends and family members, it’s not always easy to know what advice is best to follow. Consider the following for growing healthy kids — naturally, of course!

Reduce Inflammation for Optimal Health

It's found in a wide variety of health problems, including heart disease, certain cancers, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and Parkinson's disease. You might not even know you are living with it.

What could it be? Surprisingly, it's inflammation. Unknown to many, inflammation in its chronic form can be incredibly damaging to the body.

Nutrition and a Healthier You

Reported in an article featured in The American Chiropractor, almost 70 percent of chiropractors discuss or look to healthy eating in their practice. The article states, “They see it as a valuable tool in treating the whole person and keeping their patients free of chronic diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and obesity.”

If we want to live our best and healthiest lives, we must practice proper nutrition. 

How Less Meat Can Benefit You

Meat Fact #1: Both American men and women eat almost DOUBLE the amount of protein needed for their body weight.

Meat is a staple in the majority of American’s lives. It is a key part of many of our Holidays from turkey during Thanksgiving to burgers and hot dogs on Fourth of July. It’s a daily part of most of our lives, and for many people it is the main component of very meal. The media, however, has recently shown us the drawbacks involved with the mass consumption of meat. Reports from the American Dietetic Association and the The World Health Organization explain that meat consumption may lead to an increased risk of certain types of cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

The two biggest non-contagious disease killers in the world are cardiovascular disease and cancer, so protecting yourself from those risks is incredibly important.