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Healthy Tips for a Gluten-Free Diet

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Sep 5, 2018 1:43:04 PM

It should be clear by now that the emerging trend of the gluten-free diet is no passing fad. The detrimental impact of wheat on those who suffer from Celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or gluten sensitivity can be severe. Finding out that your body can’t handle gluten is a life-changing revelation, and soon you’ll find yourself realizing just how much food contains gluten. In today’s blog, Carlson Chiropractic shares helpful information for a healthy gluten-free diet. 

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Topics: Diet and Nutrition

5 Quick Tips for Healthy Eating

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Dec 18, 2017 11:50:00 AM

Self-care is extremely important. When we don't pay close attention to the things we are putting into our bodies, it's easy to fall off track and get stuck with unhealthy habits. Committing to a lifestyle of healthy eating takes time and effort, so we've put together a few quick tips to help!

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Eating Healthy: Is Gluten Free Right for You?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Sep 21, 2017 9:07:00 AM

Tired of dry skin? Do you feel constantly bloated or suffer from digestive issues? Are you tired of walking around tired and in a brain fog? Have you tried dieting and simply can't seem to lose the weight? 

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5 Supplements to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Jul 6, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Your blood sugar level refers to the amount of glucose in your bloodstream at any point in time. Glucose is used by most cells in the body for energy, and is especially required by the brain.  A constant blood sugar supply is vital, and it must stay within a tight range. In fact, if it goes too low or high, severe illness and, potentially, even death can occur.  

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Why Dieting Can Make You Fat

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Jun 25, 2017 10:02:00 AM

According to Einstein, doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results is the definition of insanity. It’s an addiction to insanity in our culture, the weight loss diet.

Despite plenty of scientific evidence that diets don’t produce lasting results for most people, and despite countless numbers of dieters, most of them women, thrown into a lifetime of damaging despair, low self-esteem, and self-hatred thanks to failing diets, our culture still blindly adheres to the low-calorie diet.

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What Should I Eat to Prevent Bone Loss?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on May 20, 2017 11:57:00 AM

 

As we age, our bodies lose bone mass – it’s a fact of life. Our bone mass is attained at its highest density in our late teens and early 20’s. There is less of a risk of developing osteoporosis in adults who achieved a high bone mass in their 20’s. Low bone mass can cause severe neck and back pain, as well as fractures.

Even if a strong bone density was not achieved early in life, or a diagnosis of osteoporosis has been given, there are measures to slow the process of bone loss. There are many important steps to take to stop osteoporosis. Exercise and healthy eating are a must. Let’s take a look at good nutrition choices for healthy bones.

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What supplements should I be taking?

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Apr 4, 2017 8:34:00 AM

 

 

It’s a common argument: “You don’t need to take supplements if you eat a healthy diet.” Although it is true that you can’t supplement your way out of a bad diet, supplements play an important role in supporting a healthy diet. Let’s look at some reasons you may need to take supplements.

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The Truths About Food Sensitivity Testing

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Mar 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

Have you ever wondered why there are so many different diets out there? Why does one diet work for one person, but not for another? We have all heard of someone who has lost weight by eating well, but what does that really mean? Does that mean eating salads, lean meats, vegetables and low glycemic

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Cholesterol: Size Matters!

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Feb 17, 2017 8:04:00 AM

 

Cardiovascular disease, in which the principal manifestation is coronary heart disease, remains the single leading cause of death and disability worldwide. If you’re one of the many people with high cholesterol, you may have been prescribed statin drugs and told to eat a low-fat diet — the standard advice for

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The Best and Worst Drinks for Your Health

Posted by Dr. Christopher Gross, D.C. on Dec 23, 2016 8:07:00 AM

When it comes to maintaining healthy bones, most people think that consuming foods with calcium and working out will suffice. Yet the liquids we consume actually affect bone health much more than the average person would guess. Let's take a look at what you should and should not drink for healthy bones.

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