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Last Week's Links 5-28-19

Happy Tuesday -

We hope everyone had a great holiday weekend!

Here are the links from our Rom Family Chiropractic Facebook page and all the good stuff we posted  last week!

We like to post things on a wide variety of health topics, but it can all be broken down into 5 broad categories:

1. Being well-adjusted
2. Eating well
3. Moving well
4. Thinking well
5. Sleeping well

Here are the links we posted from last week:  

Natural Compound Found in Broccoli Reawakens the Function of Potent Tumor Suppression

As the saying goes, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

Definitely worth the read–especially if you’re looking to lose a few pounds, or improve your health through diet!

It’s good to know what you’re up against: food scientists and marketers are working full time against your willpower!!

If you know their ‘tricks’ then you can always make better decisions to reach your goals!!

Heavily Processed Foods Cause Overeating and Weight Gain, Study Finds

As we discussed in Saturday’s Wellness Workshop: here’s more research showing that processed foods fuel obesity, and even when daily calorie count was constant, people who ate more of those calories as processed foods gained more weight than those eating less processed foods.

Diets Are Not One-Size-Fits-All. So Why Do We Treat Dietary Guidelines That Way?

As we talked about at Saturday’s workshop, nutrition is NOT follow a ‘one size fits all’ model!

…especially when over 60% of the US population (yikes!!) has a nutrition-related disease, like obesity, diabetes, dementia, etc…

Finding YOUR best diet requires: 
1. research
2. trial & error
3. being ‘in-tune’ with your body
4. asking better questions
5. repeat!

Take Two Bike Rides and Call Me in the Morning: Cycling as Doctor’s Orders

“The pilot program… …reflects an effort by medical professionals around the world to give patients alternatives to drugs, in order to avoid side effects and improve cost efficiency.”

Better late than never!!

Do You Lift Weights, Run, Play a Sport, or Even Just Play With Your Kids?

Learn how Chiropractic can help to reduce injury risk in order to help keep you safe, active & healthy in whatever you do!!

A Link Between Mitochondrial Damage and Osteoporosis

Many people think that genes solely control their health destiny.

However, the majority of the time, lifestyle & environment play a far bigger role in health!

This paper shows how environment & lifestyle play a larger role than genetics when it comes to osteoporosis.

Preventable Cancer Burden Associated with Poor Diet in the United States

Here’s another new study showing what we talked about at last weekend’s workshop: the link between poor nutrition and chronic diseases like cancer.

This study found that more than 80,000 NEW cancer cases per year are associated with poor diet!

Good For the Mind and the Body: How Strength Training is Powerful Medicine for Your Mental Health

Being more active isn’t just about losing weight, it’s about GIVING YOUR BODY WHAT IT NEEDS to FUNCTION–MOVEMENT, WITH RESISTANCE.

A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE IS THE ‘MAGIC BULLET’–and CHIROPRACTIC PLAYS A CRITICAL PART IN MOVING WELL SO YOU CAN GET AND STAY HEALTHY!!

Sunscreen Chemicals Soak All the Way Into Your Bloodstream

“…like other over-the-counter drugs the Food and Drug Administration oversees, sunscreens should be studied to make sure they don’t mess up people’s hormones, affect their reproductive systems, or cause cancer. Such safety testing has never been done on the active ingredients in sunscreen…”

 

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If you haven’t already, check out our Rom Family Chiropractic Facebook page, be sure to like it, and we will be sure to keep the good info coming your way!

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