– 3 minute read – In the U.S., we tend to think that if we’re not sick it must mean we are healthy. The modern health care system is all about reducing or eliminating symptoms. This is what we call “sick care” in our clinic because the goal of this system is to keep us not sick … Continue reading ““Sick Care” vs. Health Care”
Give yourself breaks from your smart phone, computer, TV and devices to just let your brain rest, think, meditate and imagine. Energize your mind!
What is your body made of? Your cells are built on the food and nutrients you consume. Give your body good building materials to work with!
Minimizing toxicity in the body is essential for your health. Pollution, cigarette smoke, alcohol and pesticides can harm your immune system and keep you from being well. It’s hard to completely eliminate toxins but taking the time to examine the contents and quality of your food, personal care products, house cleaners and your environment can … Continue reading “Foundation #5”
Why is exercise important? Exercising helps us maximize oxygen and blood flow allowing nutrients to circulate. It also increases muscle strength, improves stamina, and strengthens the immune system to help reduce risk of disease. This is the 4th of the 5 foundations of health.
Nutrition is a vital part of our overall health. Providing our bodies with the right fuel and nutrients is essential. We must give our bodies the best building blocks possible to keep us strong, stable, well, and full of energy. You really are what you eat!! 🍏 This is the 3rd of the 5 essentials … Continue reading “Foundation #3”
2. The spine is responsible for protecting the spinal cord which sends and receives messages from the brain. For it to preserve something so vital and essential to life, the spine must be strong while also allowing for mobility. For optimal health we must make sure that the brain signals can reach the body (& … Continue reading “Foundation #2”
1. Maximize Brain Health This is the first of the 5 foundation of health. Your brain is the command center, the keeper of memory, the processor of data. It senses, understands, refines, decides. Our brains are amazing and mysterious. Keeping your brain healthy is the ultimate goal and many different components affect it. The next … Continue reading “Foundation #1”