Get Natural UV Protection From Your Food

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The epidermis is a highly regenerative barrier that protects the body from the external environment, including protection from UV radiation and pollution. But, did you know that the diet can significantly alter how the skin responds to sun exposure? Skin-healthy foods should be enjoyed raw (when possible) to benefit from their bioactive nutrients. Eating these […]

Nutritional Tips Every Chiropractic Patient Should Follow

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Chiropractic care effectively and naturally treats a multitude of conditions and diseases. The overall premise is to return the body to its natural alignment by removing subluxations, which takes care of the root cause of many problems. Of course, spinal adjustments, aren’t the only Holy Grail for total health. So, it’s essential for chiropractic patients […]

Shock Absorbers of the Spine

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They bulge, herniate, degenerate and tear, but they don’t “slip.” Discs serve as the “shock absorbers” of your spine and your entire body. Your discs act as a spacer and separate each vertebra.  The space they create allows spinal nerves to exit the spinal cord and so you can turn and bend without being pinched […]

Infections and Bacteria Are Critical For a Healthy Life!

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Moms around the world are armed with anti-bacterial gels, sprays, and baby blankets, diligently protecting their children from nasty forms of bacteria.  But, recent clinical research shows that society’s anti-bacterial and anti-infection crusade makes children and adults more likely to develop asthma, allergies, antibiotic-resistant infections, and even perhaps, mental illness. Dr. Gerald Callahan, who studies […]

How to Start an Exercise Routine (And Stick to It!)

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Wanting to live a healthier and more active lifestyle is a noble goal. Finding an exercise routine you’re excited to follow can help you live the healthy and active lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Unfortunately, it’s often much easier to say that you want to have a daily exercise routine than it actually is to keep […]

A New Approach To Asthma & Allergies

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Did you know that nearly 40 million people, about 25% of the population, suffer from either asthma or asthma-like disorders? Asthma can be a very serious disease and in some cases, even life-threatening. Asthma “attacks” are caused by irritants such as allergens or over-exertions that cause the bronchioles, the smallest air passageways in the lungs, […]

Do You Need Carbs? 7 Myths About Low Carb Dieting

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Do you need carbs? Some people emphatically claim no. Others fervently state that you do.  There is a lot of conflicting advice on weight loss and diets out there. How can you figure out what is true in the midst of all that noise? FIRST, let’s get something straight:  Fruits & Vegetables ARE CARBS and they […]