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Inflammatory & Non-Inflammatory Foods

Posted Jan 1, 2016

Listed below is a sample of inflammatory and non-inflammatory foods. Strive to move a higher percentage of your food choices into the non-inflammatory foods, but not all, as there are healthy foods in the inflammatory groups. Highly Anti-Inflammatory Wild Salmon, wild sea bass, trout, Pollock (Make sure they are not farm raised) Turmeric, Garlic, Onions […]

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Food Choices That Affect Acid / Alkaline Balance and Body Health

Posted May 5, 2014

The typical American diet creates an acidic state in the body’s tissue fluids. This weakens the body’s defense systems increasing the chances of sickness and disease. The food chart below will help you know what foods cause acidity in the body and which cause more alkalinity. Try to shift 60-70% of your food choices to […]

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MSG -Like Food Additives Bad For Your Health

Posted May 3, 2014

Excitotoxins are flavor enhancers that fool the brain to make you think the food tastes better. According to Dr. Russell Blaylock, neurosurgeon, they can be very toxic to the body. Check the list out below and READ LABELS of the food you are buying!

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Lifestyle Assessment Tool

Posted Apr 29, 2014

  Use this Lifestyle Assessment tool to take a look at areas of your life you may want to focus on to regain balance in your life experience.

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Nutrition vs. Drugs for Cholesterol

Posted Apr 8, 2013

Dr. Chappell discusses using nutrition vs. drugs for cholesterol problems maintaining effectiveness, reducing cost, and eliminating side effects.

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Omega 3’s For a Healthy Pregnancy and Fetal Brain Development (Video)

Posted Nov 6, 2012

Dr. Greg Chappell, Chappell Chiropractic Wellness Center in Traverse City, MI, discusses the importance of Omega 3 fatty acids, especially DHA, for a healthy pregnancy and development of the fetal and early childhood brain. Emphasis is on reducing the potential of postpartum depression, premature birth, low birth weight, and providing nutrition for healthy brain development.

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Berries in Your Diet Help Your Brain, Aging, and Overall Health

Posted Sep 2, 2012

Antioxidants from berries in your diet restore the natural scavenging ability of the microglia in the brain reducing age related mental decline and overall brain function. The focus is on being more proactive and preventing disease as opposed to our present model of reactively waiting until the body breaks down and then trying to fix […]

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What Can Be Done To Prevent Autism Now?

Posted Jul 16, 2012

It’s a fact that more and more kids are showing signs of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) than ever before. What’s causing this epidemic is still a mystery, but we now have some strong clues about prevention and treatment, based on emerging science and parents reporting the specific treatments that have created improvement (and, in some […]

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Causes of ADHD-like symptoms (from S.A.N.T.A.- Stimulants Are Not The Answer)

Posted Jul 16, 2012   Identifying the underlying problems triggering ADHD-like behavior. · emotional problems · educational problems · lifestyle problems · nutritional problems · prescription drugs · drugs taken recreationally (including prescription drugs) · medical problems   Emotional problems The range of emotional problems that can produce ADHD-like behavior is vast but often overlooked. For instance, infant […]

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Children with ADHD vs. Chiropractic Perspective and Theory; Part 2

Posted Jul 16, 2012

(Reprinted from the August 2002 issue of the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association)   By Nataliya V. Schetchikova, PhD   ADHD and Diet While clinical evidence and small studies suggest that neurological and chiropractic treatment and optometric training may be effective in treating patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities by […]

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