Thrive Chiropractic Blog

Thanks to all who have brought in items for ‘Blessing Bags’ this month!

Written by Dr. Pete Haggenjos.

During April, we are collecting essential items for homeless people in our community. If you would like to participate, please bring any or all of the following: toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, protein bars, razors, shaving cream, deodorant, and/or wrapped snacks.

To show our appreciation for your contributions, we will give you a certificate for complimentary first visit at the office to share with a friend or family member.

9 Botanical Vegetable Families…Eat them All!

Written by Dr. Pete Haggenjos.

There are 9 botanical families of vegetables. Are you including each family in your diet to obtain optimal nutrition?

1. Cabbage / Mustard
2. Lettuce / Sunflower
3. Carrot / Parsley
4. Beet / Spinach
5. Cucumber / Squash
6. Mint / Basil
7. Tomato / Pepper
8. Bean /Pea
9. Onion / Garlic

Do Not Fear Salt!

Written by Dr. Pete Haggenjos.

Salt (sodium chloride) is essential for good health:

• Maintains Acid-Base Level
• Nerve Conduction
• Nutrient Transport Into Cells
• Maintaining Blood Pressure
• Muscular Activity
• Digesting Proteins
• Killing Parasites and Pathogens

Vitamin D Supplementation for Fall & Winter Months

Written by Dr. Pete Haggenjos.

I am in favor of obtaining nutrients through real food sources as much as possible. Yet, Vitamin D is tricky. Our bodies only produce Vitamin D through 30 minutes of direct sun exposure in the warm months of the year. From October to April, most people in this part of the world lack adequate sun exposure for optimal Vitamin D levels.

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