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  • Children and Stress

    We don’t typically associate childhood with stress. Children don’t have bills to pay, demanding jobs or kids of their own to worry over, so why would children possibly be stressed? This may be how we think, but the sad fact is that children today are being diagnosed with high-anxiety, depression and a myriad of other psychological disorders resulting in more children being on psychosomatic drugs now than ever. Bullying There was a time when playground bullying was probably ...

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  • The Case Against Casein

    The purpose of food is to provide our body with the fuel it needs to do what we require in a day, however, so much of what we consume is pre-packaged and overly processed, leading to a lack of actual nutrition. One of the key factors in living a wellness lifestyle is making wiser dietary decisions; and eliminating casein from your diet may be something ...

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  • Healthy School Lunches

    Parents today recognize the importance of feeding their children healthy nutritious foods. The problem is that the cafeteria has become just another franchise; foods aren’t healthy and well-balanced. Vending machines offer chips, cookies, sodas and a myriad of other junk foods that children shouldn’t be eating. This creates a challenge to parents that many have decided to ignore. Assuming that it’s a lost cause, some parents have rationalized that the rest of their meals are healthy ...

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  • Eating Gluten-Free

    Along with making better health-care decisions and exercising regularly, an important part of living a wellness lifestyle is eating right and following a healthy diet. Many people have chosen to make gluten-free eating a key part of their wellness lifestyle and, as with any major lifestyle change, it’s important to have all of the facts prior to making a decision. Why eat gluten-free? Gluten intolerance ...

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  • The Flu Shot

    Every year, just before the weather turns colder, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) begins its advertising campaign geared toward scaring the populace into getting the flu vaccine. They talk about the number of deaths each year that are contributed to the flu, the number of missed work days that cost employers hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost man hours, they point to the benefits of not getting sick and then even make arrangements ...

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  • The Fast Food Dilemma

    It’s six o’clock and you just picked up the kids from soccer practice, or perhaps you just got off work and picked up your children from day care; regardless, you’re running late and you know that there’s nothing prepared for dinner. The kids are asking for McDonald’s again and perhaps you’re thinking, “What’s the harm? It’s so much easier than going home and cooking. At this rate, we won’t eat until seven. Yes, I think ...

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  • The do’s and don’ts of a wellness pregnancy

    Having a baby will be one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make and will bring with it the challenge of the unknown. While it is the most natural thing in the world, our western culture has turned having a baby into a multi-million dollar “disease” industry, convincing women that natural is no longer possible. What used to be a simple process is now complicated by products and services, options and choices, so take the ...

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  • Digestion and Elimination

    Colic, reflux and constipation are three common difficulties for infants, generally considered to be separate conditions that need to be treated individually. But in reality, the opposite is true. Digestion and elimination are two bodily systems that are directly linked and controlled by the central nervous system. Your Family Wellness Chiropractor recognizes that when your infant’s central nervous system is working properly, and the child being given the proper nutrition, these three nightmares of motherhood can ...

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  • A fresh start to wellness

    Anytime of year is the right time to make a decision to strive for a wellness lifestyle. It doesn’t have to be at the beginning of the year, and it doesn’t have to be a major change; in fact, when choosing to make the “wellness change” smaller is better. What is a Fresh Start? The definition of “start” is to begin or set in motion; this ...

    Posted at June 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Fluoride and the Aware Parent

    We tend to make our decisions based on what we’re told by our healthcare providers; we try to do what’s best for our families based on what we’ve been told is best. So, what do we do when science starts proving that what we’ve been told for over 50 years is wrong? What is Fluoride? Fluoride is defined as a salt of hydrofluoric acid consisting of two elements, one of which is fluorine and, in its elemental ...

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