GMO is the acronym for genetically modified organism. In 2012, California created a ballot measure, Proposition 37, to require GMO labeling. This bill was defeated, gaining only 48.6% of voters at the polls. If it had passed, California would have been the first state to require GMO labeling. The fight is still going on with people […]
Omega 3’s – What are they? Omega 3s are found in fish oils and few select other foods. Other than supplementation, the only way to get enough is to eat wild fish two to three days a week along with a lot of things like Chia seeds, flax seeds, seaweeds and astaxanthin. This type of […]
Were you able to attend the Holy Hormones workshop that we held at New Life Chiropractic last week? If you did, you likely recall when we talked about Xenoestrogens. These Xenoestrogens are a sub-category of endocrine disruptors that have estrogen-like effects. Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system and produce […]
What is it that we eat on a regular basis? SUGAR. It seems hard to eat well, especially if you’re busy. If you had 20 minutes to eat, there’s probably ten places here that you can go to and get something in 20 minutes, and they are all unhealthy. It’s unfortunate. You can go to Jack […]
There is an old saying that many of you have probably heard, and I know I have said in the past, “you are what you eat.” After years of study and research on how the body works I now know that is NOT TRUE. Remember, your body is more sophisticated than a simple closed system […]
If you have low blood levels of Omega 3, you are at enormous giant risk for high blood pressure, cardiac death and heart health problems. Do you know why? Low Omega 3 levels contribute to tons and tons of unregulated inflammation going unchecked throughout your body.
Newsweek magazine published an article titled, “The One Word That Can Save Your Life.” When it comes to medical tests and procedures such as CT scans, mammograms, colonoscopies, medications, stents, etc. the one word that can save your life is: NO!!! In the case of PSA blood tests for prostate cancer, electrocardiograms to screen for heart […]
Is your body acidic? Do you drink soda on a regular basis? A can of soda has a pH of 2.5. If you put your teeth in soda, they will dissolve. It’s 50,000 times more acidic than neutral which is 7. Even drinking an occasional soda is not a good thing. It takes 30 cups […]
When you get stressed, one of the things that happen is your B vitamins get depleted in your body. Now, what do B vitamins do? B vitamins affect your blood vessels in your cardiovascular system because of something called homocysteine.
The best way to prevent a heart attack and heart disease is to regulate the nervous system. In fact, a dis functioning nervous system leads to a whole host of diseases. Regulating the nervous system changes people’s lives. Are you functioning normally or is there a problem?