Eat Better, Eat Together

Eating with your family and friends on a regular basis has been associated with improved social skills, better-eating habits, and fewer behavioral problems in teenagers. It is also helpful for reducing stress in adults. Every year, October serves as Eat Better, Eat Together Month. While the history of the day is unknown, it is meant…

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Secrets of Longevity of the Blue Zone People

In Dan Buettner’s book, The Blue Zones, he identified five places in the world where people lived to be 100 at ten times the average rate.  In the Blue Zone the health and fitness of the people in those areas was extremely outstanding and they live much longer and much healthier lives on into a…

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Long Term Effects of Childhood Bullying

Numerous studies have looked at what happens to kids that have been the victim of bullying. Some of these studies also look at the what happens to these children over a 50 year period of time. The mental and emotional trauma of bullying can have a lifetime of negative effects on a person. According to…

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Paleo Cinnamon Roasted Apples & Sweet Potatoes

There are many health benefits of both apples and sweet potatoes. When you combine these two foods into this delicious side dish, you get double the health benefits! Benefits of apples & sweet potatoes include: Stimulate weight loss Balance blood sugar Improve your vision Strengthen immunity Improve fertility in women Improve cardiovascular health Paleo Cinnamon…

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Backpack Safety Tips

School is here and parents ask the question:  How much should my child be carrying in their backpacks? Backpack safety for physical wellness is rarely considered by students.  We have never been told to “lighten the load” in our backpacks or have been trained to consider the weight on the backs of children as a…

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The Effects of Insulin Resistance

Insulin is a hormone that is naturally made in the pancreas to help the body absorb glucose from the blood. The ability to absorb glucose allows the body to use it for energy. When the cells are unable to absorb, resulting in insulin resistance, the glucose levels are elevated in the blood and leads the…

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Top 10 Health Benefits of a Chiropractic Lifestyle

When you choose to get a chiropractic adjustment, you are likely to improve some area of your body.  Many people think that chiropractic is only for neck and back pain. If you have already worked with us in our office, you know that we work with a lot of cases beyond neck and back pain.…

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Tech Neck

What is Tech Neck? Tech neck happens when people spend too much time with their head and neck extended too far forward over their body while looking at their phone or computer screen. It can also occur when people repeatedly tuck their head down over their chin and hunch their shoulders forward while looking down…

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Top 10 Fears That May Be Holding You Back

Fear can hold you back in your career, your relationships and it can keep you from achieving your dreams.  Fear should keep us alert and safe – like the beam from the lighthouse warning ships of submerged dangers. But too much fear, like a super-beam of light blinding the ship’s captain, can cause the loss…

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