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What is the top cause of wrinkles?

Answer: Sun exposure. Long term sun exposure and damage from the sun’s ultraviolet light leads to photoaging, which causes most wrinkles and undesirable skin changes. Of course, staying out of the sun and wearing UV-protective clothing are the best ways to prevent wrinkles, but not many of us will really do that. So, using a […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Newsletter, Trivia|0 Comments

7 Anti-Aging Nutrients For Looking & Feeling Younger

It’s hard to talk about the topic of anti-aging without mentioning telomeres. Each of our chromosomes has little collections of DNA at each end called telomeres, and they are unable to reproduce entirely every time a cell divides. The result is that our telomeres get shorter as we age, causing our cells to age too.

The […]

6 Foods That Can Make You Hungrier

It doesn’t matter how much you fill up on certain foods, you never seem to feel satiated. I’ve learned over the years that whole foods fill you up and processed, junk foods can bring on the pangs of hunger as if you didn’t eat anything at all. This results from the fact that much of […]

Local hero from Sonoma County fires

I was worried about him. A regular patient in our office for over 12 years, Kevin and his family live in a home in the fire zone in Sonoma County. As soon as he saw me he told me “The fire stopped 5 miles from our house after the wind died down.” As he lay […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Newsletter|0 Comments

What Jobs Are Considered the Most Stressful?

According to a 2009 study, the top most stressful jobs were a surgeon, commercial airline pilot, photojournalist, advertising account executive, and real estate agent. The least stressful jobs were actuary, dietitian, astronomer, systems analyst, and software engineer.

Source: https://www.factretriever.com/stress-facts

By |October 5th, 2017|Chiropractic & Your Health|0 Comments

7 Viable Steps to Reclaim Control of Your Life

Stress and burnout present themselves in different ways, including weight gain, irritability, poor sleep and anxiety. Eventually, the emotional exhaustion from feelings of having too little control and too many demands can lead to major health breakdowns.

Before you become the proverbial frog in boiling water, it’s time to make some changes and reclaim control of […]

By |October 5th, 2017|Health & Happiness, Newsletter|0 Comments

True or False: Carbohydrates influence serotonin levels

“Carbohydrates set off a series of chemical reactions that ultimately lead to a boost in brain serotonin,” says Judith Wurtman, Ph.D., the former director of the Research Program in Women’s Health at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Clinical Research Center. The higher the levels of serotonin, the more content you feel (at least temporarily). No […]

This Habit Doubles Your Risk of Memory Loss

Before you hit the nearest buffet or pile on the food at dinner time, you might want to reconsider. According to research, you could be getting more than you bargained for when you overeat. That’s because scientists found that eating meals of a large portion size can double your risk of memory loss and cognitive […]

How many types of fat are found in the human body?

In the past few years, research has revealed an array of distinctly colored fat types, each with unique molecular properties and health implications.  The four known types of fat are brown, white, subcutaneous, visceral, and belly fat.

Source: http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the-truth-about-fat#1

By |August 29th, 2017|Chiropractic & Your Health|0 Comments

For Women, a Little Belly Fat Is a Good Thing

For those women who have been lusting after flatter tummies for all their lives, it’s time to relax and love the healthy, strong body you have. It turns out, having ultra-flat, washboard abs may look great in a bikini, but they actually may not be the healthiest thing for your body. That little pooch below […]