5
Nov
2018

6 Benefits Of Tumeric

Tumeric (aka Curcumin) is pretty much awesome! Are you familiar with it? Add it to your recipe, grab a high quality curcumin supplement… but whatever you do, get some of this powerful little nutrient in your life! Here Are The 6 Benefits Of Tumeric You’ll Love Reduces Inflammation: Curcumin fights body-wide inflammation. Studies prove that

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4
Jun
2018

Don’t Worry – Eat Happy!

Don’t Worry, Eat Happy Being stressed or angry at mealtimes can diminish the nutritional benefits of the food we eat. There’s good reason to cheer up before we chow down. How Do You Start? My consistent advice is to exercise, pray, meditate, write, listen to music, or even hug the kids and pet the dog

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3
Jan
2018

Chiropractor’s Spotlight On Nutrition: Omegas

Omega- What To Know: Omega 3 Fatty Acids are essential for brain development and function. We call them “omegas” for short. They are “essential”, not only because they are NEEDED for this important organ, but because we can’t produce them! Therefore, we have to eat them on a regular basis! Not only are they helpful

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3
Dec
2017

Chiropractor’s Spotlight on Nutrition: Calcium

Calcium – What To Know: Calcium is a vital part of many bodily functions! We can’t produce it, so we have to eat it. It helps form and maintain healthy teeth and bones. It stabilizes our blood pressure, heartbeat, and our moods. It’s important for nerve transmission, muscle contractions, AND muscle relaxation. It’s also used

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3
Nov
2017

Chiropractor’s Spotlight On Nutrition: Magnesium

Magnesium: What Is It? Magnesium is a powerful little mineral. And it’s very important to our health and day-today function. Magnesium is required for over 300 bodily functions and biochemical reactions. Check it out… Some Of Magnesium’s Jobs Include:  Maintaining proper nerve function Maintaining proper muscle function Supporting the immune system Keeping the heart beating

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3
Oct
2017

Chiropractor’s Spotlight on Nutrition: Immune System

Can Food Be Medicine? The Father of Medicine, Hippocrates, once said: “Let food be thy medicine.” That is pretty smart advice from someone who lived over 2,000 years ago! But what exactly did he mean? The Immune System To function well and maintain a strong defense, your immune system requires the proper building blocks, or

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13
Aug
2016

7 Dirty Secrets about Aspartame

ASPARTAME: Dirty little secrets about this artificial sweetener  Aspartame is 200 times sweeter than sucrose (natural sugar). Think that would mess with your taste buds? Aspartame has been approved for digestion by the FDA, JECFA, and SCF… Despite the fact that it is a known NEUROTOXIN (that means it’s toxic to your neurons… especially the more

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14
Jun
2016

How to Rock a Tomato Garden!

When we first moved to Colorado, we tried growing tomatoes in our backyard. We loved the idea of fresh, organic juicy tomatoes anytime we wanted! Between the bugs, the rabbits, some unfortunately timed hail, and what we figured was just bad luck, we ended up with next to nothing to show for it. We assumed

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23
May
2016

Food Labels…. Do we have it backwards?

I saw this graphic the other day while browsing Facebook:  It’s a valid question – and an eye opener. As I was hunting for tiny “organic” and “non-GMO” labels on the little food pouches that Matthew loves so much during my recent trip to the grocery store, I couldn’t help but think…. Why is it

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17
May
2016

Zero Calorie Foods

Dieting is not fun. I have never met anyone who enjoyed it. Part of that is our concept of “dieting”. Rather than viewing our DIET as our habits of food intake – literally that which we eat (definition), we think of DIET as a punishment, chore, or restriction (change in diet to lose weight). Change the

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