Chiropractic Education

Why We Take Better Care of You Than Your Insurance

Many new folks ask us why we don’t take their insurance. First of all, we live in a transportation world that expects us to pay for the necessary maintenance on our vehicles. We have auto insurance that can replace our vehicle if it is damaged but, we pay for regular oil changes, gas, brakes, tires and other maintenance. If we follow this simple law of maintenance, our car can last us a long time and …

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Are You Taking Vitamin D?

You probably already know that you get vitamin D from the sun. That’s how our ancestors got it. Unfortunately the research is evident that the majority of people are deficient. Perhaps it’s because we don’t play outside with skin exposed as much as our ancestors. Maybe it’s because whenever we do go outside we slather on loads of sun screen making it impossible for any Vitamin D conversion to take place. There are multiple reasons …

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The Essential Nutrient, Vitamin D

The term “essential” nutrient means that it is absolutely required for the optimal expression of health in the cells and there must be an external source of that nutrient. In other words, it must be ingested through foods we eat or obtained from the environment. A great example of this is Vitamin D. It is an essential nutrient that is necessary for proper metabolism of so many things including the health of the immune function, …

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What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of liver?

Is it the word “yuck”?         Do your olfactory receptors trigger memories of liver and onions frying in a pan at grandma’s house?     Or maybe you’ve heard it said that liver is where all the toxins in the body go to hang out and party and one should never put such a thing in their mouth.     Commonly used expressions do little to add to the social popularity of …

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Forget Cholesterol, Inflammation is the Real Cause of Heart Disease

It’s time to forget the Cholesterol and begin to address the inflammation that is the real cause of heart disease. The multi-billion dollar industry that has created Statin drugs will not like the future, now that the truth is reaching mainstream media. Please watch this informative video from CBN News that discusses how cholesterol is not the issue in heart disease. The real problem is the inflammation. I love the analogy that Health reporter Lori …

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What You Need to Know about Arsenic Found in Rice

There has been increasing concern about the amount of arsenic in rice products, especially when it comes to rice products for youngsters. If you are eating strict Paleo, there is nothing to fear about. However, many individuals in the paleo group think rice is relatively harmless and most individuals can “tolerate” it. Personally, if I’m going to eat some carbohydrates, I’ll choose something a lot more tasty instead of merely a filler. However, if you …

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Barack Obama on Health Care Plan

Obamacare, National Health Care for everyone.  Is it really FREE. Everyone is cheering the health reform that our Supreme Court just declared constitutional.  Well, not everyone.  I for one am not cheering.  It isn’t that I don’t want everyone to have health.  I do very much want that.  But I think we have focused the whole debate on the outcome we hope for without scrutinizing the means. I recently calculated the cost of my family’s …

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Truth About Gluten-Free Foods and Type 1 Diabetes

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and all foods containing these grains. Research was done which concluded that the protein gluten, which is the known causative agent in celiac disease is also a trigger for Type 1 Diabetes. In fact, celiac disease and diabetes have the same origin. Meaning if you have one of these diseases you are likely to develop the other. A total of 1% of the total population has …

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Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

Considering that breast cancer is now one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers on the planet, simple interventions like this one could save countless numbers of lives. A recent report adds to the growing evidence that omega-3 supplements may play a role in preventing chronic disease. Regular use of fish oil supplements, which contain high levels of the omega-3 EPA and DHA has been linked with a 32 percent reduced risk of breast cancer (invasive …

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Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance in Women

Hormonal imbalance can be one of the many causes of many of the frustrations in a woman’s life. These hormone imbalances are not due to monthly cycles but due to higher levels of stress, and fatigue. In this day and age a woman is not only a leader in the workforce with a full time job, but a full time caregiver as well. Women in today’s society have to deal with much more stress in …

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