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  • Preparing for Two

    It is rare for great nutritional advice to be provided to women considering becoming pregnant; since our western lifestyle typically leads to unhealthy and out of balance choices. Your Family Wellness Chiropractor can often provide nutritional and healthy lifestyle information to his or her patients and if you’re considering becoming pregnant, you’re an ideal candidate for such advice. The first question to ask your Chiropractor is: what does the body require to have a healthy pregnancy? ...

    Posted at July 19, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Posture Matters

    Perhaps you remember your parents telling you to sit up straight and now you’ve found yourself telling your children the same thing. Is this just a right of passage from childhood to adulthood, or is there something more to this thing called posture? What is Posture? Posture is defined as the position of the body or the position of several parts of the body with respect ...

    Posted at July 19, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • The Picky Eater

    Many parents have a daily challenge with their families: “my kids are picky eaters and won’t eat what’s good for them”. This problem is seen with children of all ages; and it’s a very frustrating daily battle, that it seems your child is winning. As a parent you feel you’ve lost before you start. So what is the solution? There really isn’t one answer. Much of this challenge stems from your own adult relationship with food, ...

    Posted at July 19, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • The nuts and bolts of nuts and seeds

    With time, research is revealing that nuts and seeds do not deserve their bad reputation. Absolutely, they are high in fat. But it’s the good fat, not the bad, and when eaten in moderation, their health benefits far outweigh the dangers of their fat content. The fact is, the more we learn about nuts and seeds, the more we realize that they’re one of our best snack food options. Isn’t Fat Bad?

    Posted at July 19, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Medical Errors

    A medical error is defined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) as “the failure of a planned action to be completed as intended, or the use of a wrong plan to achieve an aim.” A rather benign definition for what is a leading cause of death in the United States; with numbers far greater than fatalities attributed to automobile accidents (43,458), breast cancer (42,497) and AIDS (15,516). The term “medical error” has become an umbrella to ...

    Posted at July 19, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • The Benefits of a Strong Immunity

    No one likes getting sick and we like it even less when it’s our children. The question is, how do we avoid getting sick? How can we be sure that the latest “bug” going around isn’t going to hit every member of our family? The answer is a healthy immune system. What is the Immune System? The immune system is the body’s natural defense against germs, bacteria or other illness causing foreign invaders. When an antigen or ...

    Posted at July 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • 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 ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • 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 ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • Cholesterol & Kids

    What was once considered a problem only suffered by adults has become a new concern for children. With the noticeable increase in childhood obesity the medical profession is claiming that there has been a dangerous rise in cardiovascular disease, especially among those children who have obese parents diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease. What is Cholesterol? A lipid, or fat, in the blood stream, cholesterol is a waxy substance produced by the liver and ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
  • 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 ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Articles | 0 Comment
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