The Power of Vitamin D

Health, Medicine, Research we Recommend, Supplements
Studies on Vitamin D have discovered some amazing things such as: Individuals with MS tend to have insufficient Vitamin D Levels[1]. Taking vitamin D supplements (it has to be supplements, most people in northern climates do not get enough sun exposure) for more than 10 years lowered the risk of developing MS by 59%1. Low vitamin D status could be associated with higher mortality from life-threatening conditions including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes mellitus that account for 60% to 70% of total mortality in high-income countries.” [2] Vitamin D supplements are associated with decreases in total mortality rates.2 High circulating levels of vitamin D are associated with a lower risk of multiple sclerosis.[3] You can obtain a vitamin D test from your primary care physician.Vitamin D supplementation in infancy seems to…
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IF YOU’RE SITTING, YOU’RE DYING

Exercise, Health, Research we Recommend
Just when you think you are getting a handle on your health, you are eating well, exercising regularly and keeping a positive outlook on life the medical community comes out with something else that you must be warned about. The newest danger posed is sitting.  When comparing the dangers of sitting to your health the healthcare community says it is just as dangerous if not more so than smoking. Though the dangers of sitting have been discussed for years it is only in the last few months that it seems to have hit the mainstream media and has talked about on major news networks, published in news magazines, and talked about all over the world wide web. So what do you need to know about the detrimental effect sitting can…
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Homemade Almond Butter

Food, Health, Research we Recommend
Someone once told me that Almond Butter was better for a person than peanut butter. I shook my head and thought how is that possible when peanut butter brings us so many wonderful things. Where would the world be without peanut butter cups, or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, or peanut butter cookies...mmm. And I can't be the only one that loves when a fresh jar of peanut butter is opened and I get to take the first dip into the smooth top. So I set out to do my own research and what did I find you might ask? The answer is that Almond Butter is slightly better for you than peanut butter is, that's it, Almond Butter has less saturated fat (by 2 grams per serving) and it has…
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Ask Dr. Judi: Preventing and Treating the Flu and Other Viruses Naturally

Health, Medicine, Research we Recommend, Supplements, Uncategorized
Dr. Judith Moore is a truly remarkable woman, and an extremely talented Holistic and Integrative Medicine physician. I wanted to share this great article she wrote about preventing illness.  So many times we don't take the responsibility for our own health, but there are so many things that we can do to help our immune system stay strong throughout the cold and flu season. Also, a reminder that Chiropractic adjustments keep your body functioning at its highest possible level.  Studies have shown that those under regular chiropractic care get sick less frequently than those who are not under regular care.
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