Nutrition

Why Hydration Is Important to Spinal Health

There is no denying that a healthy diet is integral to overall wellness and staying hydrated is absolutely vital. Every organ, every cell in your body contains water. In fact, when you don’t drink enough water and keep your body properly hydrated, it does not function as it should. The health of your spine and back depends heavily on whether you are properly hydrated. In fact, if you don’t drink enough water – plain, pure water – it could affect your back, causing pain and limiting mobility. […]

Why Chiropractic Patients Should Avoid Diets

The statistics are sobering. The typical American diet far exceeds the daily recommended intake levels in calories from sugars and solid fats, sodium, refined grains, and saturated fat. It is also lacking in the recommended amounts of fruits, vegetables, dairy, whole grains, and oils. The result is obesity and experts project that by 2030, in the United States alone, half of all adults will be obese. That’s when people start dieting – and that is what gets them into trouble. […]

4 Nutritional Tips Every Chiropractic Patient Should Follow

4 Nutritional Tips Every Chiropractic Patient Should Follow 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. Spinal adjustments, however, aren’t necessarily the Holy Grail for total [...]

Losing Weight Can Help Reduce Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common and most troublesome problems that people experience. Eight out of 10 individuals will struggle with back pain during some point in their life, the US National Library of Medicine reports. Low and chronic back pain can be aggravated by many triggers. Mechanical stress, excessive strain, muscle weakness, [...]

High-Fat Diet, Low-Fat Diet or Neither?

There are three groups of nutrients which are protein, carbohydrates and fat. Unfortunately the last of the three has the same name as an unflattering name for someone who is overweight or fat. It should come as no surprise that we would associate the nutrient fat, with being overweight but is that association justified? Whether [...]

Should you give your kids Vitamin D in the winter to prevent colds?

by Bryan Bingham DC, DACRB It has been shown that low level of Vitamin D in the body can increase the risk for viral upper respiratory infections (URTI). It would stand to reason that supplementing with Vitamin D would decrease the frequency and durations of viral colds but it is uncertain whether or not this [...]

Diet and Exercise Habits of Clinton and Trump

  With the 2016 Presidential Election drawing closer and closer, let’s take a moment away from all of the controversy surrounding these two candidates and take a look into their diet and exercise habits. If elected, Donald Trump will be the oldest person ever elected to the office at age 70, followed right behind Hilary [...]

Is Chocolate Realy Healthy for You?

We all love to hear about studies that validate the health benefits of our favorite vices, especially this time of year when our favorite temptations are at every turn.  If your Christmas list includes lots of chocolate this year, you might be interested to find out that there are some studies that have found specific [...]

Why Supplements Don’t Work

It seems that just about everyday there is a study that comes out that proves a supplement or vitamin is not effective and their studies are correct, at examining what they have set out to test.  For the most part scientific studies are reductionist, they take something large and attempt to break into to smaller [...]

Week 2 – Total Detox Tea Giveaway

What is better than a great cup of tea on a cold day? Well, there are a lot of things that are better than a warm cup of tea, but how about a warm cup of free detox tea? To celebrate National Chiropractic Month we are giving away a box of our Total Detox Tea.  [...]