Wellness

An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

The old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” comes from an old English adage, “To eat an apple before going to bed will make the doctor beg his bread.” While this may not be  completely true, a regular dose of     apples in your diet is a good choice. As we approach fall […]

What is your plan?

What is your plan?

What’s your plan? All of us are getting older every second, but are you passively letting time tick by and simply accepting the outcome or are you actively    engaged so that you have a greater say as to how you age? A few months ago we lost a   pioneer in health and fitness, Jack LaLanne. […]

Give It Time

Give It Time

Have you ever found yourself standing at a microwave and getting aggravated because it is taking so long to heat your food? We definitely live in a time where we want instant gratification. While I have nothing against immediate gratification, we can’t always count on it. In chiropractic we have a principle that states, all […]

Speak Up For Yourself

As with any good relationship, communication is key.  This is not only true in your personal relationships, but also with your healthcare providers.  In this article I’m going to give you some insight into the importance of communication between you and your chiropractor. So it’s important to mention these issues even if you think they […]

Supplement, Don’t Replace

  It seems like every six months I hear of a new miracle supplement on the market that contains the juice or    extract from some exotic fruit found only in a small region of the world and is supposed to help me achieve the health and vitality I’ve been   looking for!  Although these  supplements may […]

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  Prep & Ready Time: 4.5 Hours     Yields: 8 Servings Ingredients: 4 cups cubed ripe melon 1 cup unsweetened apple juice 1/4 cup lime juice 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup fresh raspberries Fresh mint leaves ( ganish)  Directions: 1.   Combine melon, apple juice and lime juice in a blender; puree until smooth.  Pour the mixture […]

Loosen Up

Have you ever pulled your socks or bra off at the end of the day to find red marks and indentations where the garment rested all day?  Have you felt the itchy feeling left behind as that area begins to re-saturate with blood?  Have you ever wondered how tight and constrictive clothing might affect your […]

Summer Citrus

If you do a Google search for citrus fruit you will find that there are hundreds of varieties around the world. While some are more popular,  common, and available than others, they all share many health benefits. Citrus fruit are probably best known for their Vitamin C content, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. […]

The Dangerous Duo

 With summer quickly approaching, many of us are planning for barbecues, camping trips, and days at the beach, on the lake, or out on the golf course.  Two essentials for an enjoyable summer outing are sunscreen and bug spray.  But wait!  Before you slather on the SPF 50 and spray yourself down with insect repellant […]