Category Archives: diet

Chiropractic Care Lifestyle Tips: Limit Alcohol Consumption

Effective chiropractic care isn’t just about an occasional spinal adjustment. When patients come to our Temecula, CA practice, we also focus on other aspects of wellness, including preventative care, exercise, diet, and lifestyle improvements. We feel that helping patients through chiropractic care means taking a holistic view of the causes...
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How to Read Nutrition Labels

You’ve mastered the art of coupon clipping, comparison shopping, and bargain hunting when it comes to buying groceries for your family. You know how to buy in bulk, make a week’s worth of meals ahead of time, and plan out menus for the entire month. It seems like you have...
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Monthly Wellness Tip: Cutting Back on Red Meat

Now that summer is in full swing, there are certain traditions that come along with warmer weather. One of the biggest of these traditions is outdoor barbeques. We all grew up with that scent in the air of steaks, hamburgers, and other red meats grilling to juicy perfection with grill...
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Wellness Tip: Reduce Your Sodium Intake

You’ve just come back from your annual physical with your doctor. Although the results were mostly good, your sodium intake was somewhat higher than your doctor would like, so you’ve been told to cut back on your sodium intake. Since you rarely add salt to your food, you are now...
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Benefits of an Anti-inflammatory Diet

You can hardly turn on the TV or radio, read a magazine, or surf the Internet these days without coming across at least one story or another touting the benefits of following the latest fad diet. These stories often feature a celebrity attributing this diet to his or her ability...
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Adding Fiber to Your Diet

You have probably heard time and again from your regular doctor about the importance of adding fiber to your diet, particularly as you get older. Much of the time, your doctor will recommend either fiber pills or powders that you dissolve in water or juice before drinking. However, you may...
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Top Superfoods for 2017

You probably already know all about kale and quinoa as great superfoods to provide you with vitamins and nutrients. However, there’s a brand new crop of superfoods that can boost your health. What are some of the new superfoods for 2017, and how do they help keep you in your...
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Monthly Wellness Tip: Benefits of Fish Oil

Any way that you look at it, the statistics regarding cardiovascular disease are grim. It is the leading cause of death in America, most commonly among males and Caucasians. The three main risk factors for cardiovascular disease include smoking, high blood pressure, and high LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. In fact,...
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Get Patients Back in Shape after the Holidays: Plant-based Diet

We all know that the holiday season can be difficult if we are trying to stick to a healthy diet. Between the candies, cookies, and traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, it may seem as though temptation lurks around every corner. If you feel as though November and December were lost...
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Monthly Wellness Tip: Why You Should Prepare Your Food at Home

According to a recent study from Emory University, less than 70 percent of Americans eat their meals at home. Furthermore, more than one-third of Americans ate fast food (including eating in, take-out, and delivery) about once a week, according to a Gallup poll conducted in 2013. Add into this our...
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