Combat Obesity

Kids on bicycles

With summer winding down, so might our activity levels.  Summer gives us a lot of opportunity to be outside moving our bodies, but as those days get shorter and the temperatures drop, so might our motivation to get our families outside and moving.  Momentum Chiropractic is focused on the holistic wellness of the entire family. …

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Happy Easter, Spring is Here!

Easter egg painting

Easter Time is approaching and we are welcoming the signs of Spring with open arms (and windows with this warmer weather).  With the days getting longer and the sun shining a little brighter, we wanted to offer some tips on how to keep your health front and center during our favorite springtime holiday.  From a…

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Keeping Your Body Strong to Fight Against Illness

As we continue to navigate the ever-changing environment around us, you may be wondering, “How can I best protect myself and my family from illness and infection?” Momentum is here to help with a few strategies for supporting your immune system and keeping your body healthy and strong in this season: We are what we…

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Happy Holidays from Momentum Chiropractic!

‘Tis the season for joy, merriment, good tidings… and health. We’re throwing that last one in there because who doesn’t want to feel their best during the holiday season? Make this the year you give your loved ones—or yourself—the gift of ongoing, improved health and wellness!  Here are a few health-focused holiday gift ideas: Become…

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Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Soup

This is a terrific winter soup that has just the right blend of spices to really get your taste buds going. It is sweet and savory and great for a brisk fall day. Ingredients 1 tbsp butter 1/2 onion, chopped or grated 2 – 15 oz cans of pumpkin puree 3 c organic chicken or…

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Slips and Falls May Fracture Your Bones, But Vitamin K2 Will Help You Heal

Hurt knee and crutches

Fracture is the Medical Term for a Bone Break Accidents Happen and You Fracture a Bone Symptoms of a Fracture How to Heal a Broken Bone Vitamin K2: The Essential Nutrient for Bone Health Vitamin K1 & Vitamin K2 What Nutrients Create Strong Bones? How to Eat to Have Strong Bones A fracture can occur…

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Corn syrup, Dextrose, Fructose, Barley Malt…What’s In A Name?

Corn syrup drinks

We Eat Too Much Sugar! “Added Sugar” Damages Your Metabolism How Much Sugar Should You Eat Daily? The Problem with Hidden Sugars The Problem with “Zero Sugar” or “Sugar-free” Is There a Sweet Alternative? The average American eats almost 152 pounds of sugar a year. That’s nearly half a pound every day, or about three…

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Glucose, Insulin, Obesity, and Diabetes Type 2: What’s the Common Connection?

“The number of people with diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014.” – World Health Organization Diabetes Type 2 is Prevalent, But Mostly Preventable  We Eat Way Too Much Sugar! Carbs Turn into Sugar How Conventional Diabetes Management Creates More Problems Stop Eating Sugar = Stop Insulin Resistance = Reverse…

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Reduce Inflammation with Nature’s Resources

Symptoms of Inflammation: Acute Versus Chronic  Acute Inflammation Chronic Inflammation Chronic Inflammation Can Lead to Disease What Causes Inflammation? Reduce Inflammation by Knowing the Root Cause of Inflammation Reduce Inflammation with an Anti-inflammatory Diet Focus First on Food 5 Natural Ways to Reduce Inflammation If you’ve sprained your ankle, cut your finger, or got stung by…

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Spinach Omelet

This is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and is very simple to make. Serves 1. Ingredients 3-4 Eggs, Slightly Beaten 1 Cup Fresh Spinach 1⁄2 Cup Fresh Mushrooms 1⁄4 Cup Fresh Red Pepper 1⁄4 Cup Onion, Chopped 1⁄8 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil Instructions In a skillet, sauté the mushrooms, onions, red…

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