Think you’re doing right by your family by making the switch to
BPA-free plastics for water bottles and storage containers? Here’s what you need to know about BPA and why glass, instead
of BPA-free plastic, is always your best bet. Read More
Ever been scrubbing down the tub or kitchen floor when a headache suddenly strikes? Or have your eyes started burning and watering while using bleach
to clean the toilet? There are reasons the back of common cleaning products are covered with warnings, cautions and alarming statements like “harmful
or fatal” or “hazardous to humans and domestic animals”—but yet we still use them in our homes and around our children,
pets and selves.
The number of those benefiting from chiropractic care continues to rise as more
and more people discover the importance of good spinal health. If you’re
a patient of chiropractic, you probably know a lot about what the therapy can
do for you—but what about the profession itself? Here are some chiropractic
fun facts you definitely didn’t see coming.
It’s no secret that
sleep is important for a growing body and mind. According to the CDC, children and adolescents who don’t get enough sleep have increased risk of diabetes,
poor mental health, attention problems, injury and illness, and so much more.
Fruits, veggies, beans, nuts, legumes and olive oil are just a few of the components of the Mediterranean diet.
This diet has been a trending topic
recently, and research has revealed some important heart health benefits—one five-year study from the New England Journal of Medicine found
that people who followed this diet had a 30 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than those who ate a low-fat diet.
Side sleeping is one of the best ways to maintain optimal alignment of your spine.
When you sleep on your stomach,
you normally have to turn your head to one side and lift up one of your arms.
When you sleep on your back,
it’s impossible to maintain your lumbar curve.
An anti-inflammatory dietary plan may not be the trendiest around, but research suggests
it can be incredibly beneficial to the body. Experts know that specific foods influence
the inflammatory process, so following this plan can reduce your risk of disease and
help keep your weight in check. Sound good? We thought so, too.
Here at the Be Well
blog, we’ve put a lot of focus on the importance of quality sleep.
It’s vital to overall wellness, giving the body a chance to recoup and heal
from the activities of the day. It should be a relaxing experience, but for many, that’s just
simply not the case. Around 50-70 million US adults suffer from a sleep disorder,
and it’s estimated that 22 million of those struggle with sleep apnea specifically.
Let’s take a look at this common condition and how chiropractic could help!
Each year, the Environmental Working Group releases their annual “Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen” list—a huge tip
off for those looking to buy the most quality, pesticide-free produce available. Eating organically ensures you’re ingesting the smallest amount of
pesticide possible, but for many, pricing options make an all-organic diet difficult—that’s
where the mix and match method comes in!Read More