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Wellness Blog

The blog for South Orange Chiropractic Center, South Orange NJ

Levels of Chiropractic Care

Did you know there were four? Which level are you at? What is your goal?

Published Saturday, 28 July 2012

The four levels of chiropractic care are chronic ill health, disease, dis-ease, and ideal health. Each level of chiropractic care is very important. Your experience may vary based on your unique case history, health status, age, and inherited family strengths and weaknesses.

The first level of chiropractic care deals with intensive spinal correction. Because of its focus on the nerve system, chiropractic care can be an important part of a wellness lifestyle. The nerve system controls the function of virtually every aspect of our lives. So, maintaining a properly functioning nerve system is essential if you want to be your very best.

Dehydration

"The Surprising Cause of Memory Problems, Bladder Cancer and Other Dangerous Conditions"

Published Monday, 23 July 2012

Ann Grandjean, associate professor of medical nutrition education at University of Nebraska Medical Center of Omaha states how difficult it is to pin point exactly how much water an individual needs. Being that the human body is made of 70% of water, it isn't enough to maintain good health. Everyone's activity levels, metabolism, and environmental factors such as heat and humidity are different. Some individuals may need more water than others. Water is an essence of life.

3 Surprising Reasons to Give Up Soda

Published Saturday, 04 February 2012

We all know that America's drink of choice contributes to our country's ever-expanding obesity problem. But, as Rodale.com writer Leah Zerbe discovered, love handles are just the beginning. After reading the following three shocking soda facts, you will be saying "Just water, please" from now on.

Shocking Soda Fact #1: Soda fattens up your organs

A recent Danish study revealed that drinking non-diet soda leads to dramatic increases in dangerous hard-to-detect fats.

School Lunches - Safely Making the Grade

(NAPSI)-Knowing the ABCs of food safety can help parents provide a safer and more nutritious lunch.

Published Friday, 26 February 2010

Here are some pointers from the National Food Processors Association:

A: Avoid cross-contamination when preparing food. Do not use the same utensils for raw meats and other products.

When preparing lunch, be sure to refrigerate items such as tuna, cold cuts, egg salad and any type of dairy products. Consult food labels to make sure foods are stored at the proper temperature.

Wash hands often, use clean utensils and cutting boards and wash preparation surfaces to reduce the risk of contamination by harmful bacteria.

Five Cleaning Tips to Combat Seasonal Allergies

(NAPSI) - Dust and dirt have taken over many American homes during the past few months.

Published Friday, 26 February 2010

Cleaning is key to help combat seasonal allergies. Since rodents are known to aggravate allergies and asthma, don't forget to check for signs that rats and mice have invaded your home. An estimated 21 million homes are invaded by rodents each year-and in that one year, a single pair of mice can produce more than 15,000 descendents.

Rodents need food, water and shelter in order to survive. Follow these Top 5 Tips by home improvement expert, Mr. Fix-It, Lou Manfredini to help keep your home rodent free:

Hostility, Impatience Boost Hypertension Risk

Published Friday, 26 February 2010

Impatience and hostility -- two characteristics of a "type A" personality -- increase young adults' long-term risk of developing hypertension.

However, other psychological and social factors such as competitiveness, depression and anxiety did not increase the hypertension risk, the study, funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, showed.

The study authors said the analysis is the first to examine as a group the effects of key type A behaviors, depression and anxiety on the long-term risk for high blood pressure.

10 Reasons to Keep Kids Off Soda

Published Friday, 26 February 2010

1. Soda contains no nutrients, and is high in calories and sugar. Studies show a strong link between soda consumption and childhood obesity.

2. Soda suppresses the appetite so kids are less likely to eat nourishing foods. Soda drinkers are less likely to get the recommended levels of vitamin A, calcium, and magnesium.

Chinese Diet Can Keep Heart Healthy

Published Friday, 26 February 2010

Researchers say westernized Chinese are moving away from the traditional diet rich in vegetables and green tea and instead adopting the typical American diet that contains larger amounts of animal fats - a dietary shift that may be increasing their risk of heart disease and stroke.

The study was presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Atlanta. Villagers in Pan Yu, a town in Guangdong Province in southern China, emphasize the traditional Chinese diet of vegetables, rice and green tea, said Dr. Kam Woo, professor and consultant cardiologist at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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