Kiwis are high in vitamin C which makes them a great wintertime snack! Vitamin C plays a big role in immunity, collagen formation and free radical defense. Kiwis also contain an anti-inflammatory enzyme that helps reduce fat and possibly improve allergies. They also contain antioxidants and essential fatty acids. One kiwi holds about a day’s … Continue reading “Fruit of the Week: Kiwi”
Often, many people dealing with backaches, headaches, and/or joint pains, etc. put off addressing these issues until the pain becomes unbearable. Then they may seek a quick fix such as anti-inflammatories, pain medications, etc. The reason many opt for these quick fixes is primarily because they don’t truly appreciate the benefit of chiropractic care, or … Continue reading “Chiropractic Care – A Natural Approach to Wellness”
“Health is a measure of how well all the different elements of your body and mind are working, both together and independently.” – Dr. John Palmer, chiropractor, Friends & Family Health Centers Over the past seven years, our synergistic blend of chiropractic, muscular work, and functional nutrition has helped thousands of Birmingham, Alabama, residents transform … Continue reading “Friends & Family Health Centers – An Overview”
Here is a good grocery list guide to eating clean! Remember to eat plenty of organic fruits and veggies and protein, stay away from sugar as much as possible and drink lots of water. You got this!
– 3 minute read – Turning off the smoke alarm doesn’t put out the fire 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 … Continue reading ““Sick Care” vs. Health Care”
The thyroid not only affects your weight management but also your cardiovascular system, your brain, your digestive system, your liver, your pancreas, your skin and so many other organs and systems. To support your thyroid function naturally increase your intake of vegetables, Brazil nuts (for selenium), sea vegetables (such as nori), and chlorophyll and decrease … Continue reading “Thyroid”
It’s always a good idea to get your blood tested. We recommend getting your blood analyzed once per year. We offer blood analysis in our clinic as a way to see the specific needs of each patient we care for. If you’re feeling fatigued, stressed, having trouble sleeping, or have any health concerns this is … Continue reading “Blood Analysis 2”
“Look well to the spine for the cause of disease.” – Hippocrates
Chiropractic care provides all kinds of benefits for soon-to-be mamas including pain relief! If you’re pregnant and in pain, give us a call. We want you to have a happy and healthy pregnancy!