Recipes

Gentle Nutrition for the Holidays by Claire Chewning

By |2018-11-19T15:47:42+00:00November 19th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Recipes|

Forward by Dr. Rich: This week’s article features a special guest writer. I have known Claire Chewning for many years. Her knowledge and passion for nutrition and healthy living are unsurpassed. I hope you find her insight and recommendations for navigating the holiday season helpful and applicable. Feel free to contact Claire with questions [...]

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Natural Prescriptions for the Flu, Colds & More

By |2018-10-22T18:33:28+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Chiropractic Care, Recipes, Viruses & Bacteria, Vitamins and Supplements|

The calendar says the cold and flu season is upon us. This brings the pressure to get a flu shot and to treat these conditions with prescription medications. Besides avoiding some of the serious side effects of these treatment options, many of us prefer to treat the flu and colds via natural remedies. While [...]

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How Much Sugar Does Your Kid Eat?

By |2018-09-24T18:31:47+00:00September 24th, 2018|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

I am not a fan of sugar. Don’t get me wrong, I like to eat sugary foods just like anyone else. I love cheesecake, cinnamon rolls, and strawberry shortcake. So, yes I like sugar, but I am not a fan of sugar. I am not a fan of what it does to our bodies [...]

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My Favorite Smoothies

By |2018-05-29T11:23:27+00:00May 25th, 2018|Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vitamins and Supplements|

Smoothies are one of my favorite foods. Whether it be as a hefty snack or as a complete meal, a smoothie can be a wonderful tool to help you keep your nutritional goals. Each smoothie recipe listed here has a balance of carbs, protein, and healthy fat. Each smoothie has a scoop or two [...]

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Detox With Bone Broth – A [LivFit] Case Study

By |2018-03-06T18:48:59+00:00March 6th, 2018|Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Sleep, Stress, Thyroid and Metabolism, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Our next [LivFit] class is fast approaching in just a few weeks. I thought this might be a great time to share some of the information that we cover in our three-week seminar series. We like to teach this important nutritional information by using case studies taken directly from patients of the office. These [...]

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Beyond Smoothies

By |2017-12-01T12:21:39+00:00November 30th, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vitamins and Supplements|

Do you ever get sick of the same old thing? Are you looking to try something new? This applies to many things in life and none better than what you are eating and drinking. As more and more people are seeing the health benefits of a low sugar, high protein diet, many are looking [...]

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Eat This, Not That When You’re Sick

By |2017-11-06T18:24:55+00:00November 6th, 2017|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Pain, Recipes, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

What we eat has a major impact on our immune system. The intestinal system houses 70% of our immune system, so it’s no wonder that what we eat when we are under the weather influences our recovery time. Grandma’s recipe for chicken soup can definitely be helpful, but what if the last thing you [...]

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[LivFit] Approach To Weight Loss

By |2017-09-11T12:13:47+00:00August 31st, 2017|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Stress, Weight|

All this month we are sharing our views on health through nutrition, something we call [LivFit]. Our [LivFit] seminar is our most popular health class and this fall, we are teaching a new and improved version of it. In order to introduce you, or remind you, of our [LivFit] approach to health, we are [...]

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[LivFit] Cardiac Health

By |2017-09-05T17:40:39+00:00August 31st, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes|

This fall we will once again teach our [LivFit] seminar series. We have taught this seminar in our Roanoke chiropractic office over the past 6 years to hundreds of people. But this [LivFit] seminar is going to be unlike any other. We are taking it up a notch this year, as we will be [...]

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13 Things We’ve Learned in 13 Years of Practice

By |2017-06-12T13:19:34+00:00June 11th, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

I just returned from a new certification class in Italy where I was fortunate to learn a new twist on the soft-tissue technique that I have used in practice the past 13 years, Active Release Technique. This class was refreshing and challenging. It is a good feeling to know there are still innovations in [...]

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