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How Chiropractic Can Reduce Stress Symptoms

Chronic Stress and Your Adrenals Once upon a time, a saber-tooth tiger might have wanted you for lunch. While that’s unlikely to happen today, other stressful episodes–like someone swerving into your lane on the freeway–can quickly put your body into fight-or-flight mode, gearing up for a possible attack. Your body responds identically whether you experience…

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Back Pain? Neck Pain? Discovering Chiropractic Care and What to Expect

Your First Chiropractic Appointment You’ve decided to see a chiropractor. Perhaps you have back or neck pain and your primary healthcare practitioner encouraged chiropractic care. Or you’d like to manage a chronic illness without relying on prescription drugs and other invasive procedures. Maybe you had a friend who had great results seeing a chiropractor, and…

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Why Food Isn’t Enough: What Vitamins and Supplements Should I Take for My Nutrition?

Nutrition Today Is Not Simply Just Eating Healthy Can you get all your nutrients from food alone? Some researchers say no, claiming that optimal amounts are “often unattainable solely through a well-balanced diet” and that everyoneshould take nutritional supplements. Even if you’re eating our Core or Advanced Plans — rich in healthy fats, protein, and nutrient-dense carbohydrates — you might…

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TOXINS How Drinking Too Much Effects Your Body and the Long-term Health Impacts of Alcohol Intake

Most American Adults Drink Alcohol About 70 percent of adults reported that they drank alcohol in the past year, and 56 percent had a drink during the past month. That’s according to a 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). Some of those adults enjoyed an occasional glass of chardonnay with dinner. For others,…

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You May Not Be Getting Enough Greens in Your Diet. How To Eat More Greens?

Health Professionals Say to Eat More Greens The consensus is: eat more greens. If you put 10 health professionals in a room: credentialed nutritionists, dietitians, health-focused doctors, chiropractors, of all dietary persuasions from Paleo to vegan and ask them one question: “What should everyone eat, every single day?” Almost guaranteed, you will get at least five different…

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Essential Nutrients 101: Your Guide to Nutrition, What You Need, and the Science of Why

Essential Nutrients Experts classify nutrients as “essential” because your body cannot make them, yet requires these nutrients for growth, maintenance, repair, and so much more. “Essential nutrients are compounds that the body can’t make or can’t make in sufficient quantity,” says Mandy Ferriera. “According to the World Health Organization, these nutrients must come from food, and they’re…

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Why Oxygen and Exercise Are Crucial to Chiropractic Success

You’ve been going to the chiropractor and eating well. Your body is feeling a bit better, but you can’t shake the feeling that something is missing. That’s because something is missing—oxygen and exercise. You can’t have one without the other, and they play a crucial, symbiotic role in helping you feel your absolute best. Momentum…

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What Is the Nutrition Essential All About?

Many of us set New Year’s resolutions revolving around healthier living. Perhaps no resolution is as popular as adopting a healthier diet. If you’ve slipped a bit on your goal since January 1, now’s the perfect time to kick your nutrition habits back into high gear. Plus, March is National Nutrition Month. It’s meant to…

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3 Reasons to Show Your Spine Some Love This Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! The chocolates, flowers, and teddy bears are all around us as constant reminders to dote on the ones you love. But what are you treating yourself to this Valentine’s Day? Might we make a suggestion? Show your spine some love by investing in your health, wellbeing, and general feeling of…

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