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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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Are You A Sugar Addict?

By |2019-01-25T11:32:09+00:00January 8th, 2018|Anxiety and Depression, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Are you a sugar addict? This might be easy to answer, but hard to admit. What does it really mean to be a sugar addict, and can you break this addiction? Sugar addiction obviously begins when you crave anything that contains this sweet ingredient. Eating sugar triggers production of natural opioids like dopamine in [...]

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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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The [LivFit] Approach to Inflammation & Depression

By |2017-09-18T22:49:28+00:00September 18th, 2017|Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

We are continuing our series of teaching our [LivFit] approach to nutrition this week on the subject of inflammation and depression. We start with the challenging question of “Is depression a result of a chemical imbalance of the brain or a result of inflammation from a poor diet and lifestyle?” Science has told us [...]

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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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Using Your Desk as a Gym

By |2017-08-02T11:41:06+00:00July 22nd, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Stress, Videos, Vitamins and Supplements|

If you’re like most Americans, you may spend hours every day sitting. You may sit at a desk, in a car, on a couch, or at a kitchen table any of which can cause harmful damage. Sitting appears to be minimally exertive but through our inactivity we are activating many muscles. Even those who [...]

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The Top 10 Supplements & Top 5 Essential Oils

By |2017-06-23T12:48:36+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Disease, Pain, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

It's Patient Appreciation Week! We're celebrating the 13th anniversary of our Roanoke, Virginia chiropractic practice this month, and we're looking forward to starting our 14th year with the healthiest patients we've ever had. We invite you to enjoy 15% off all of our supplements, pillows, essential oils and diffusers, and foam rollers through July [...]

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How To Heal The Gut Part II

By |2017-01-28T16:06:20+00:00January 27th, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

Healing the gut can seem like an difficult task full of restrictions that takes all the fun out of life. However, the reality is that fixing the gut is what puts back the fun in life. Fixing the gut can help reduce pain, reduce medication use, lift the chains of depression, while helping to improve and [...]

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How to Heal the Gut Part I

By |2017-01-18T15:52:33+00:00January 18th, 2017|Disease, Healthy Eating, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

All disease begins in the gut. -Hippocrates Hippocrates stated the above quote more than 2,000 years ago, but we’re only now coming to understand it fully. Health research since the late 1990s has revealed that a healthy gut is crucial to overall health. In fact, we are learning each day that an unhealthy gut contributes [...]

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Beat the Holiday Blues

By |2016-11-29T20:52:35+00:00November 29th, 2016|Stress, Uncategorized, Vitamins and Supplements|

Santa may be on his way in a reindeer driven sleigh, but you’re commanding the Holiday Ship To Crazy Town. As Elvis sang, you’re having a blue, blue, blue, blue Christmas. The Holiday Blues The holiday blues are not a new thing in medicine. Everyone gets them at least once in their lifetime and to varying [...]

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