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Decreasing Screen Time For Kids

Decreasing Screen Time For Kids

Before we begin a short discussion on recent trends in screen time in kids and the physical and developmental risks of excess screen time, let me say that I am not against technology or screen time all together.  There are great qualities in technology and the use of...

Juicing Recipe to Get Your Veggies!

Juicing Recipe to Get Your Veggies!

My husband and I vary our food menus at home.  It is difficult to make sure each of us is getting what we need in our bodies based on our body types (metabolism) and our food sensitivities. With how busy we are at work, sometimes we enjoy juicing to get our daily...

Leftover Foods Storage Tips

Leftover Foods Storage Tips

I read in a magazine some helpful tips on storing food in the refrigerator or freezer.  Below are some food items and their length of time per refrigerator or freezer. A few tips: 1. Keep the fridge temperature lower than 4C as bacteria grows between 4C and 60C. 2....

Laser Therapy and Mitochondria

Laser Therapy and Mitochondria

Disclaimer – this blog post is a little heavier on the science/research Laser therapy uses red and infra-red (NIR) light to help healing in the body, especially musculokeletal problems and wound healing. The technology is non-invasive and non-toxic. Clinically, laser...

Mitochondria and Longevity

Mitochondria and Longevity

What are mitochondria and why is it so important? Mitochondria are the powerhouse for producing energy, ATP – adenosine trisphophate – in our cells and subsequently our bodies. Mitochondria contain their own DNA and “each cell has hundreds to thousands of mitochondria...

Mental Health Awareness Month – The Brain

Mental Health Awareness Month – The Brain

Did you know that neuroscience is researching what a chiropractic adjustment does on the brain?  Research has noted that spinal function seems to be one factor the brain uses as part of its processing and integration of information. Scientists have learned that when...

8 DAILY ESSENTIAL SUPPLEMENTS

8 DAILY ESSENTIAL SUPPLEMENTS

There are a minimum number of supplements you can take daily that will help your body to function well. The following eight supplements are important. However, I do believe in the body’s capacity to heal and that each individual is different.  Check out the list below...

Waste clearance of your brain

Waste clearance of your brain

Your glymphatic system and sleepThe glymphatic system is a recently new discovery of the brain’s waste clearance system. The brain utilizes a unique system of tunnels and cells to promote efficient elimination of waste products, such as soluble proteins and...

Nose Breathing

Nose Breathing

I read a book titled, ‘Breath, The New Science of a Lost Art’ by James Nestor.  I recommend everyone read it, as it has great information and history. So, why is nose breathing so important? Let us compare mouth and nose breathing first. Mouth breathing changes the...

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