The Science Behind the Ketogenic Diet

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You keep hearing about the Ketogenic Diet, but… what exactly is it? With so many different types of diets available, it’s difficult to keep track of what each one does, how it may (or may not) be beneficial to your health, fitness, and weight-loss efforts, and what it takes to follow the diet. Most people…

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7 Ways to Take Care of Yourself this Fall

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Can you smell it? Fall is in the air. The leaves are turning and a new season is definitely here. There’s nothing like a seasonal transition to make changes in your life. I’d love to share a handful of things you can think about on your wellness journey! Will you share what ones resonate the…

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Take the PaleoDetox & Lean Body Challenge

Weight Loss

Unsatisfied with Your Current Weight? Why not try something that is Easy Proven Results Great Tasting   May help with: Digestion Joint Pain Headaches Fatigue Inflammation Proper Weight loss Moods Skin conditions   The PaleoCleanse & Paleo Lean Body programs are $280 for both which is a significant value! You also have the option to…

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Osteoporosis is Not a Disease!

Diet

Imagine walking into the doctor’s office for an “age 50 routine check-up,” feeling absolutely fine only to be told you suddenly have a “bone disease” called osteoporosis. As you leave, the doctor hands you a prescription for one of the many toxic and often useless bone drugs. By the time you get to the parking…

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New Beginnings

I am frequently asked the question “Why did you choose to be a chiropractor?”  In reflecting on these interactions, I frequently fall back on one of the following responses: Sometimes I focus on the Central Nervous System and how it is the master controller of coordinating all processes in the entire body.  Sometimes I talk…

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The Holiday Rat Race: The Keys to Painless Travel

Travel

Planes, Trains, Minivans and Busses Oh My! [pmc_box border_color=”#adadad” text_color=”#000″ background_color=”#ededed” ]No matter if it is road, rail or air travel, long hours can leave anyone stressed, tired, stiff and sore. Read travel tips for arriving in better shape, and how to maintain your neck and back during the in a relaxed and pain-free state![/pmc_box]…

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Do Chiropractors Cure Pain?

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Curing and Relieving Pain I frequently get asked the question, “How do chiropractors “cure” back or neck pain?” The short answer is chiropractors do not “cure” back or neck pain, but rather remove impediments to your body’s natural healing process which then allows your own body to heal itself. There are many causes of neck…

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Priorities

Priorities

Priorities Please write down your top five priorities: Take a second to think what matters the most to you in life and then list from most important to less important.  An example could be: Faith Family Friends Work Fishing While this is just a fun example, some of the above priorities may also be ones…

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Health Care…or Sick Care?

Sick Care

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”   Health “Care” is a Misnomer! Western medicine is based on sickness management and covering up symptoms such as pain. Most insurance companies pay for disease treatment. They do not pay for procedures to keep people healthy (Preventative care). Neither insurance nor governmental programs cover…

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