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Why Do We Crave Chocolate?

Why Do We Crave Chocolate?
Nibbled on some chocolate today? You’re not the only one. This week will account for 5 percent of the total chocolate sales for the year in the United States—a whopping $345 million spent on more than 58 million pounds of the sweet stuff. Whew! It’s no secret that people love chocolate, but why do we love it so much? Turns out, your body might actually be asking you for it. Read More

On 2/11/2015

Cold, Flu & Chiropractic

Cold, Flu & Chiropractic
Across the United States, the flu (influenza) season starts around the end of September and beginning of October—meaning that states begin to pay attention to the number of reported flu cases. While not all states track the number of cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention keeps a close eye on influenza activity. As of the third week of October, the influenza level remains low in the United States with many states reporting no activity. Hopefully this trend continues and we see a very mild flu season. Read More

On 11/10/2013

Breaking Down Diabetes, Part I

Breaking Down Diabetes, Part I
Chances are you’ve heard about the dramatic increase in diabetes in the United States, but did you know that eighteen of our 50 states saw a 100 percent or higher increase in diabetes diagnoses between 1995 and 2010? And that’s out of 42 total states that saw at least a 50 percent increase. That astronomical number continues to grow and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that unless something drastically changes, it’s likely 1 in 3 U.S. adults will have diabetes by 2050. Read More

On 11/04/2013

Nuts about Seeds

Nuts about Seeds
Although they weren’t sprinkled on Greek yogurt or salads back then, nuts and seeds have been an important source of nutrition as far back as 10,000 years ago. Anthropologists believe ancient civilizations harvested them regularly due to their energy content, predictable growth patterns and long storage lives. The Ancient Romans gave the gift of honey-covered almonds at weddings; this sweet tradition evolved into sugared almonds or “Jordan almonds,” which are still given as wedding favors today. Read More

On 9/02/2013

Ergonomic Lifting Tips

Ergonomic Lifting Tips
Many Americans perform physical labor at work and don’t use proper lifting techniques—which can often end in injury. Learn why lifting properly is critical to avoid injury and some simple ergonomic lifting tips to start using right away. By utilizing these simple tips and choosing chiropractic care, you can likely increase your production and comfort at work and more importantly, your quality of life. Read More

On 8/27/2013

Keep Your Game in Full Swing with Chiropractic

Keep Your Game in Full Swing with Chiropractic
Getting out on the course and enjoying a nice day with some friends is a lot of fun. Whether you’re a devoted golfer, a novice or somewhere in the middle, you’ve probably either experienced some lower back pain or heard of a fellow golfer with a back injury. Dr. Shawn Ebaugh, D.C., Chiropractic Director of Chiro One Wellness Center of Orland Hills, is a certified golf instructor and enthusiast who knows firsthand the benefits chiropractic can have on your game. Read More

On 7/01/2013