Vitamin and Mineral Supplements – Do You Really Need Them?

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The human body requires vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. That’s why humans evolved on a (predominantly) animal-based diet that supplies those essential micronutrients. Yet, 68% of Americans take vitamin supplements. Arguably, because they think multivitamin supplements have health benefits or reduce the risk of illnesses, such as heart disease. Additionally, some people believe that … Read more

Spinal Manipulation – Does It Work And Is It Safe?

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Table of ContentsWhat is Chiropractic?Chiropractic and Chronic Back PainIs Spinal Manipulation The Real Deal?Meta-Analysis On The Effectiveness Of Spinal ManipulationSpinal Manipulation – A Cure For All Ailments?How Does Spinal Manipulation Work To Relieve Pain?Is Spinal Manipulation Safe For Me?How Does It Compare To Conventional Treatments?How Much Are Treatments Involving Spinal Manipulation?Tension Myositis SyndromeConclusion – Does … Read more

Wild-caught vs. Farmed Salmon – What’s The Better Choice?

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Salmon is known as a healthy food, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. What you may not have known is that most Atlantic farmed salmon is contaminated with toxic chemicals.   Manufacturers use such chemicals as ethoxyquin (EQ), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) to preserve fish food. What is Ethoxyquin? Ethoxyquin is a synthetic … Read more

Newborn Screening Test Positive? It May Be A False-Positive!

Table of ContentsCommon ProceduresCommon IssuesNewborn Screening TestCongenital Adrenal HyperplasiaSalt-wasting CAH (classic form)Simple Virilizing CAH  (classic form)Late-onset CAH (non-classic form)The negative result To best prepare ourselves for the arrival of our daughter, my wife and I took a few baby and parenting classes, we read books on the subject and researched the internet. The amount of information … Read more