At this time of year, many of us make new goals and resolutions. We check in to see how we are living and if the path we are on is taking us in the direction we wish to go.
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Objective Physiologic Changes and Associated Health Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments in Asymptomatic Subjects: A Review of the Literature Sean M. Hannon, BA, DCHealth Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments
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
Check out this article to learn why you would be wise to use glass leftover containers rather than plastic.
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
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.
Is there a better food to highlight than the egg? Probably not. As Sally Fallon, author of Nourishing Traditions Nourishing Traditions, puts it:
My kitchen is stocked with olive oil, coconut oil, and butter from pastured, grass fed cows. If you asked most Americans if they thought my fat and oil selections were healthy, they would probably only agree with the olive oil.
Genetics play an important role in creating who we are, yet there is more to the story than most realize. The field of epigenetics (‘above the gene’ or ‘on the gene’) is revealing that genes can be essentially switched on or off based on many environmental factors….including our own thoughts!
Remember, your choices and actions DO make a difference in your health. Be good to yourself!
Great article by Larry Dossey M.D. What practices and interventions have proven to be effective? You may be surprised….