According to the American Beverage Association the above title is a true statement. I think most would agree that soda is a major contributor to obesity and diabetes in this country. See more in the video below.
It’s quite amazing what can be advertised as nutrition. I recently saw in the news a company that sells walnuts was ordered to stop making factual and well researched claims about their walnuts because only drugs can make claims of that nature. The FDA reasoned that if this company were to make these claims, they would have to reclassify walnuts as drugs! Can you believe it? I couldn’t.
While the above story is outrageous, what’s more so is the fact that something like Boost original nutrition drink can be advertised as a healthy meal replacement. See my video below. It is absolutely ridiculous!
There are two conditions in this country that will eventually cripple our economy and destabilize our entire way of life. They are diabetes and obesity. They are invariably connected and it all starts with our children. We have a responsibility to teach our children how to eat healthy and this begins with schools and what they serve for breakfast and lunch.
Below is a real example of an elementary school lunch being served currently in Southern Illinois.
Recently, celebrity chef Paula Deen announced she has type II diabetes. The news reports about it couldn’t stop focusing on the fact that her recipes are high in fat implying that eating a diet high in fat gives you diabetes. This couldn’t be further from the truth! A diet high in sugar and refined carbohydrates leads to diabetes! Period. See my video below.
I’ve had several patients ask me recently about the safety of neti pots. There has been a report of two deaths from using a neti pot due to a rare brain infection. In the video below, I answer some of the questions.
Yesterday we brought you a blog on which cholesterol tests you should add to the standard lipid panel. Today we tell you what to do about them. The best part? The solutions are natural, safe and effective. Enjoy!
Happy New Year everyone! After a full month without any posts, I feel like I’m seeing an old friend for the first time in while!
It’s good to be back and I have exciting news! Our clinic now offers in-office blood work. It is a wonderful tool for us to be able to help further evaluate our patients and so far it has been a raging success. We’ve been able to catch things on patients that may have otherwise gone overlooked. Our ultimate goal is to help our patients be as healthy as they can.
We offer a wide range of services including chiropractic, nutritional counseling, dietary management, neurologic rehabilitation and, now, blood work done right in the office! We are very excited. Below is a video that discusses exactly how it works. We hope to have more and more “vlogs” (video blogs) so look for those this year!
I’ve listed below a complete list of the blood work that we can perform here in the office with our new Piccolo Xpress. You may click each link to read more about that particular profile. If you have any questions please let us know!