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Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

How is your favorite soft drink affecting your body?

Summer is right around the corner, which means days will be spent grilling outside, kids will be at the pool, and there won’t be a care in the world; except for what you are putting into your body. It’s easy to grab a refreshing soda; but, what is all that carbonation and sugar doing to…

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Digestive Health and You

Bloating Pain after eating Constipation Diarrhea Heartburn These are symptoms that are rarely discussed in circles and yet affect the majority of the population. There are many factors that affect your digestive and overall health, which will be the topic for this event. One of the things that makes your experience at Humfeld Chiropractic different,…

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How Scars Can Interfere With Healing

Scars on the surface of your skin from past injuries, piercings, surgeries, tattoos, chicken pox, measles, or wisdom teeth extraction have consistently been found to cause disturbances in the functioning of the autonomic nervous system. They need to be properly and thoroughly handled whenever they show up in Nutrition Response Testing in order to attain…

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Top Ten Reasons to Avoid Soda & Energy Drinks

1. The average soda has no nutritional value – only sugar, carbonated water, caramel color, natural flavors, caffeine, phosphoric acid and high fructose corn syrup. 2. According to Harvard researchers, the risk of childhood obesity increases 1.6 times with each additional daily serving of soda consumed. 3. Soda adds more sugar to a typical 2-year-old’s…

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The Dangers of Excess Carbs

When we consume carbohydrates, we are really consuming sugar, but just in a different form.  Carbohydrates are sugar (glucose) molecules bonded together.  When we eat carbohydrates, the pancreas releases insulin to bring down the blood sugar levels.  The hormone insulin also causes our metabolism to store food energy for later.  When we keep eating carbohydrates,…

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