Is Organic actually Organic

A few weeks ago this question came up after a discussion on how to repair the gut.  Organic foods are the best option we have for healing our bodies naturally, preventing disease and getting the nutrition we need for everyday living.  The problem is, when is organic truly organic?

The best method is to grow your own garden.  

Part 1 – 4 R’s of healing your gut

Heal yourself by healing you gut

We are finding more and more chronic conditions are related to a bad(leaky) gut.  Seasonal allergies, weight gain, hormonal imbalances, mood imbalances, autoimmune disorders, skin disorers, and more can all be linked back to a leaky gut in many cases.

The National Institutes of Health estimates that nearly 25% of us suffer from digestive issues: gas,

What Is the Fuss with Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

The reason Omega-3 fatty acids are all the buzz these days is because they help the body control total body inflammation.  By eating foods high in Omega-3 fatty acids or taking fish oil supplements, you are helping to decrease inflammation in vascular, musculoskeletal, and nervous systems.  When eating foods high in Omega-6 fatty acids, you are increasing inflammation in those same systems. 

My Chiropractic Story – Patient C.

I was in severe pain for over 8 years. After having been involved in multiple car accidents I was experiencing symptoms including migraines, back pain, hip pain, constipation, heartburn, and a sharp electric type shock in my hip and leg.

I underwent physical therapy at the hospital and after not finding relief my physical therapist recommended chiropractic care.

My Chiropractic Story – Melvin

My son, Melvin, was seven years old and he could barely walk.  He had to have casts on both of his legs at the same time, so he was not able to walk for five weeks.  He would complain about his hips hurting, and he would put one foot over the other knee pulling on his hips. 

Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

Vitamin D deficiency is a huge problem in the United States, but many Americans, including physicians, are not aware that they may be lacking this important nutrient.

Despite its name, vitamin D is not a regular vitamin. It’s actually a steroid hormone that you get mostly from either sun exposure or supplementation, and its ability to influence your genes produces many of its wide-ranging health benefits.