Health, Wellness, & Nutrition

Today's Chiropractic's message

Your body is the world's greatest drugstore. It makes every chemical you need to live a long and healthy life.

Chiropractic's purpose is to help your body function as it is meant to function - permitting it to be balanced so it may work at its peak and manufacture its own drugs. If your spine is unhealthy, your ability to function optimally and produce your own balance of natural chemicals will be impaired.

Meanwhile, remember to:

Eat, Move, and think Well!!

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NUTRITION

There is only a few diets that I recommend because they work to sustain health, but the main one is the:

"The Mediterranean Diet Life Style" clic here

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There are a number of supplements and foods that can be beneficial for colds and influenza, but I believe they should be used only as an adjunct to other healthy dietary and lifestyle measures.  But now is the time to: Eat healthy, get sunshine, get sleep, reduce stress, get rid of environmental toxins, and get adjusted!


Supplements/Herbs                             * essential to get for prevention!

 

Multi Vitamin *   ...all system support                          

Fish Oil/Essential Fatty Acids *    …all system support, reduces inflammation 

Vitamin C, *  500-1000 mg 3x/day    …immune support                       

Vitamin D, *  5000 IU 1x/day    ...all system, immune support                                                                     

Garlic capsules, * one capsule 1-2x/day    antimicrobial, cardiovascular health

Zinc,*   15-30 mg 2x/day    …immune, all system support

NAC, * (n-acetyl-l-cysteine)  600mg 1-2x/day    …immune, respiratory support  

Cooking Foods with herbs and spices *    …all the above!

Antibacterial/Antiviral   (take as directed if exposed or contracted cold/flu with the above *)                                        Elderberry, as directed

Astragalus, as directed

Echinacea and Goldenseal, as directed

Monolaurin, as directed

Food Sources   (add these food sources to diet if exposed or contracted cold/flu with the above)

Green Tea   …antioxidant

Oregano Oil: high in carvacrol concentration, Carvacrol is the most active antimicrobial agent in oregano oil.   1-4 drops in water or juice 3x/day

Medicinal mushrooms: combo such as shitake, reishi, maitake, 2x/day   …antiviral

Manuka honey 15+, 1 tbsp. 2-3x/day with green tea, etc.   …antimicrobial  

Bone broth, Chicken soups,  2 x/day   …vitamins, minerals, nourishes

Coconut oil, with food, 1 tsp. 3x/day   …antimicrobial

Homeopathic:  Oscillococcinum, as directed   …antiviral, balances immune system   


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Natural Eco Safe Home Recommended Products

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Gluten Free Info. click here

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Plastics to Avoid

#3 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) commonly contains di-2-ehtylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), an endocrine disruptor and probable human carcinogen, as a softener.

#6 Polystyrene (PS) may leach styrene, a possible endocrine disruptor and human carcinogen, into water and food.

#7 Polycarbonate contains the hormone disruptor bisphenol-A, which can leach out as bottles age, are heated or exposed to acidic solutions. Unfortunately, #7 is used in most baby bottles and five-gallon water jugs and in many reusable sports bottles.

Tips for Use:

*Sniff and Taste: If there's a hint of plastic in your water, don't drink it. 
*Keep bottled water away from heat, which promotes leaching of chemicals. 

*Use bottled water quickly, as chemicals may migrate from plastic during storage. Ask retailers how long water has been on their shelves, and don't buy if it's been months.

*Do not reuse bottles intended for single use. Reused water bottles also make good breeding grounds for bacteria.

*Choose rigid, reusable containers or, for hot/acidic liquids, thermoses with stainless steel or ceramic interiors.

For more info, see Product Reports on "bottled water " and "baby bottles."
Green Guide 101
| March/April 2004 | For Your Health

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Anti-inflammatory Supplements  

1. Resveratrol 150–500 mg per day* 
2. Curcumin 100–500 mg daily, take with piperine.*

3. Fish Oil 1-3 grams daily*

4. Ginger 1-2 gram daily,

5. Alpha-Lipoic Acid 300–600 mg daily.

6. CoQ10 50-200 mg per day

7. Vit D3 2000-5000 per day

8. Boswellia 300 mg 3x per day

9. Vit C 500-1000 mg per day

10. Milt Thistle 250 mg 1-4 caps per day

11. Bromelain 500 mg 1-4 caps per day

12. Papaya -as directed

13. Glucosamine Sulfate 1500 mg daily

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Mercury Detoxification (Minimal Recommendations)

Garlic
Onions
Broccoli
Cilantro
Vit C 1000mg +
N-acetyl cysteine 1500-3000 mg
Algae (Kelp)
Chlorella
Alpha-lipoic acid
B-complex

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