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Tips for improving gut health

  The human gut contains trillions of bacteria. About 10 times the amount of cells in the rest of the human body reside in your gut in the form of bacteria, fungi and protozoa. A healthy gut flora is essential for the synthesis of enzymes and vitamins, it improves our immune system so we can […]

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Seeds 101: A Guide, From Chia to Hemp –

  These tiny, dark seeds offer a “mild, nutty flavor,” Palmer says, along with about 137 calories and 4 grams of protein per ounce. You’ll also get a good fix of fiber, calcium, phosphorus and manganese, which promotes bone health. Sprinkle chia seeds into cereals, baked goods, salads or smoothies. You can also add them […]

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Eat Green and Lose the Weight

  Did you eat your greens today? Green plant membranes found in foods such as spinach, kale, watercress, parsley, lettuce and broccoli sprouts have been found to actually help curb your appetite leading to healthy weight loss. Fresh raw green leafy vegetables are long known to be among the most healthful foods you can eat. […]

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Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck Pain

ARLINGTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this fall, the American Chiropractic Association is working with the more than 130,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to help educate the public and policymakers about the value of a “conservative care first” approach to health care. This health care […]

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How Our Arms Help Us Run

  How we hold our arms affects how we run, but probably not in ways that most of us would expect, according to a new study of upper body biomechanics. The ideal arm swing may be the one that you’re already using, the study concludes. Distance running is, of course, physiologically costly, meaning that it […]

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Back pain often fades without treatment

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints, affecting more than one in four adults every year, and a popular reason for physician visits. But most people recover from back pain whether they are treated medically or not, says Wolf Mehling, a professor of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. […]

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Foundation for Chiropractic Progress Cites Report in Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Documenting Role of Chiropractic in Better Cost Management of Low Back Pain

  The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the benefits of chiropractic care, points to the findings of a new study, “Tracking Low Back Problems in a Major Self-Insured Workforce: Toward Improvement in the Patient’s Journey,” (Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; June 2014) which underscores the value […]

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