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Tips for Preventing Back Pain While Lifting Oct 29th, 2018

It's not necessarily how much you lift, it's how you lift and how often. Never lift anything that may be too heavy for you. When you lift, squat close to the object with your back straight and head up. Stand, using your legs to lift the load. DO NOT twist...

Cherries are helpful to reduce inflammation Oct 23rd, 2018

Research has consistently shown that tart cherries are an excellent source of nutrients that may help to reduce joint pain and inflammation related to arthritis. Great as snacks for kids and adults!

Avocado is an amazing food! Oct 18th, 2018

Avocados are one of the world’s most perfect foods. It is easily digested and contains over 25 essential nutrients including iron, copper, magnesium, and essential fatty acids that help the body to function optimally.   Avocados increase the body’s ability to assimilate nutrients, so they are a wonderful addition to...

Foods that may help during allergy season Oct 17th, 2018

Ginger: Ginger is a natural antihistamine and decongestant. It may provide some relief from allergy symptoms by dilating constricted bronchial tubes.Apples: Some foods contain the flavonoid quercetin that can cross-react with tree pollen. Quercetin can reduce allergic reactions by having an antihistamine effect. It also decreases inflammation. Quercetin occurs naturally in certain...

Is Your Office Ergonomic? Oct 16th, 2018

The Amazing Difference 10 Simple No-Cost Steps Can Make A Big Difference Evaluate how the computer will be used. If the computer is your own, you can customize your workstation to fit your size and shape alone. If the computer will be shared, the workstation will need to be adjustable...

Chiropractic effectiveness Oct 11th, 2018

Chiropractic is now firmly established as a primary health-care profession where, according to the American Chiropractic Association, approximately 7 to 16 percent of people in the United Stated seek treatment each year. Our profession has earned recognition for its remarkable effectiveness and its focus on natural, drug-free, non-invasive methods of...

Living Without Headaches Oct 8th, 2018

Do you ever have to stop what you’re doing because of another headache? Every day as many as two million Americans suffer from headaches that interfere with routine work and social activities. Headaches result in 250 million lost workdays each year. Did you know that headaches occur more often than...

Tips For Restful Sleep Jun 27th, 2019

  Set a bedtime and wake-up time. A schedule teaches your body to expect sleep at a certain time each night.    Curb napping. A 30-minute snooze before 3pm. can help make up for lost sleep, but later naps could hinder sleep at night.    Limit alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine....

Pets May Help Lower Blood Pressure Jun 25th, 2019

Studies continue to show that just being around a dog can lower blood pressure and improve overall health.

An Apple a Day is Good for You! Jun 20th, 2019

Studies continue to show the heath benefits of eating apples. Apples contain the flavonoid quercetin that can cross-react with tree pollen. Quercetin can reduce allergic reactions by having an antihistamine effect. It also decreases inflammation. Quercetin occurs naturally in certain foods, such as apples (with the skin on), berries, red...

How to Cut Extra Sodium out of Your Diet for Good! Mar 25th, 2019

1.Use sea salt or kosher salt for cooking. Sea salt has more minerals and adheres better to food than table salt. Kosher salt has 25 percent less sodium than table salt. 2.Avoid visibly salted foods, particularly snack foods. 3.Rinse canned foods packed in salt water such as beans, vegetables and...

Foods that May Help Ease Arthritis Pain Mar 18th, 2019

A balanced, varied diet can help ease the pain of arthritis by providing vitamins and minerals that keep your joints healthy. Avoiding dairy products, greasy or spicy foods also helps joints.Here are some healthy choices to include in your diet.1. Ginger - Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory. Try some fresh...

Fruits and Veggies that Don't Need to Purchased Organically Mar 11th, 2019

A list of foods that can be purchased non organically:   • Asparagus  • Avocados • Bananas • Broccoli • Mango • Kiwi • Cabbage • Onions • Papaya • Pineapple

3 Tips for Getting Better Sleep Mar 4th, 2019

We need to focus on taking the best possible care of ourselves...This includes getting proper sleep each night. Here are three tips for better sleep.Turn off electronics: Too many electronic diversions mean that even when we hit the sack, we stay awake, getting progressively more tired and setting the stage...

Easy Ways to Improve Heart Health Feb 25th, 2019

  Get a movin' Ongoing research indicates that regular aerobic activity, such as brisk walking, swimming and cycling, can reduce blood pressure. If you haven't been exercising, consult your doctor and start slowly. Thirty minutes of aerobic activity at least three times per week should be the goal. This can...

How to Prevent the Common Cold Feb 22nd, 2019

Tips to help prevent cold and flu: 1. Wash your hands often with soap and warm water. Alcohol-based hand cleansers are also effective. 2. Optimize your Vitamin D Levels 3. Get regular exercise 4. Sleep eight hours per night. 5. Use tissues when you cough, sneeze or spit, and dispose of...

Take More Vacations Nov 8th, 2018

Researches claim vacations help us recharge our batteries and perform at a higher level once we return to work. However, because the after-effects are short-lived, we should take short trips more frequently in order to keep our levels of health and well-being high.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Nov 1st, 2018

Many people don't realize that they can experience tremendous relief from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome through conservative, nonsurgical chiropractic care. If you or someone you know is suffering from CTS, or even hand or arm pain, or had surgery for CTS that failed, please consult your chiropractor.

Breathing for Health Oct 24th, 2018

If you can control your breathing, the spiraling effects of acute stress will automatically become less intense. Developing a regular breathing practice will help you enormously.

There are many ways to sweeten up, without adding sugar Oct 13th, 2018

There are many ways to sweeten up, without adding sugar    1. Cinnamon.  In oatmeal, and even coffee, it adds a subtle sweetness, but studies show just the smell of it causes positive, stress and disease-fighting gene changes in the brain.2. Almonds / Almond Milk:This subtle sweetener "tricks" our taste buds...

How to Get Back into Exercising! Oct 4th, 2018

So you’ve decided to start exercising. Congratulations! Do you feel excited? Or intimidated? Brave? Or Frightened? Focused? Or overwhelmed? Or all of the above? If you’re experiencing any of these negative emotions, don’t worry! These feeling are normal especially if you’re out of shape and haven’t exercised in a while....

Tips for Healthy Flying Oct 2nd, 2018

Do not sit for more than one hour at a time. Use an airplane pillow as a lumbar support pillow. For low back conditions-request an aisle seat. To take stress off of your low back use your carry-on as a footrest. After take-off, place your carry-on under the seat in...

How To Prevent Mosquito Bites – Naturally! Sep 25th, 2018

How To Prevent Mosquito Bites – Naturally! Use citronella products such as soaps, oils, candles, and incense. Supplement your diet daily with 100 milligrams of vitamin B-1. Don’t eat bananas – the way your body processes the oil attracts mosquitoes. Plant marigolds! Their odor repels insects! Mosquitoes are not only...

Six Ways Garlic Can Improve Your Health Sep 21st, 2018

Garlic is a triple-whammy: it’s antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal. Garlic is one food that you should be eating every day. It is important to note that the garlic must be fresh to give you optimal health benefits. The active ingredient is destroyed within one hour of smashing the garlic, so...

Tips for Staying Cool! Sep 18th, 2018

Make a “cold compress.” Fill a cotton sock with uncooked rice, tie the sock and freeze it. Then slide it between the sheets at bedtime. Rice retains cold for a long period because it’s dense and starchy. Drink water. To replace the moisture that you lose as you perspire, be...

Bananas are great for you Sep 14th, 2018

Go Bananas! Bananas. Containing three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber, a banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one fruit...

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