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Category: Nutrition & Wellness

7 Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating

Getting into the habit of eating healthy foods is not easy. The good news is that some of the healthiest foods in the world are also delicious. Dr. Khreich offers nutrition and wellness counseling for weight loss and health.  Here are seven healthy foods your Huntington Beach chiropractor recommends you can eat each day! 1. Blueberries Blueberries contain many great antioxidants, while they also help fight cancer and diabetes. They are rich in fiber, vitamins A and C, and are good for your cardiovascular health.

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The Physical Price of Negativity

Negative thoughts or a negative attitude is something that can impact our lives in more ways than we imagine. We often associate negativity with having an impact on our personal and professional life, and on our mental health. But we rarely think about the impact of negativity on our physical body. It is important to understand the downsides of negativity on the body, and the upsides of positive thinking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that around 90 percent of doctor’s visits are

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5 Things You Can Do for More Energy in the Morning

It has become a natural tendency for most people to roll out of bed and make a cup of tea or coffee. The caffeine helps us wake up, or so we think. The reality is that other ways exist for you to get yourself going at the start of the day. Here are five ways that you can have more energy in the morning without needing a cup of coffee. 1. Stretches for Energy Doing a few basic yoga stretches can help you so much

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3 Exercises You Should Be Doing Every Day

People often get stressed out if they are told to exercise more, as they assume it means going to the gym or making some dramatic life change. But exercising can become a natural part of your life, and it need not take more than 15 or 20 minutes each day. Here are three exercises that you can complete at home, and with no extra equipment. They will help you feel healthier and fitter with each passing week. 1. Push Ups It may come across as

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Advanced Chiropractic Care: The Connection Between Mind and Body

Advanced chiropractic care is well known for alleviating back pain. Although chiropractors largely focus on the spine, they can improve your health in ways you didn’t realize. Advanced chiropractic care has many more benefits beyond the spine. It can help you heal both body and mind. The Mind and Body Connection We often think of our mind and body as being separate. We feel things in our body, and we feel things in our mind. But we never understand how closely linked the two can

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The Emotional Benefits of Massage Therapy

Aaahhh, a nice, long massage. Sounds incredible, doesn’t it? Of course, it does! Who doesn’t love a relaxing massage? Massages help keep our muscles lax and just plain feel incredible. The benefits of massage therapy are all that and more. Much more. Benefits of Massage Therapy for Stress What some know and others may not, is that massages are fantastic for stress relief. And not just because they feel great. Well, in part, yes. But not entirely. Massages help to work out knots and tension that

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3 Brilliant Weight Loss Tips: Accelerate Your Success Rate

There are a million different academic studies that have shown the power of keeping a journal as an accelerated weight loss tool. However, did you know that there are three additional weight loss tips you can use, as well? They include adding your body measurements, getting a comprehensive blood test and boosting your nutrition levels. Weight Loss Tips #1: Body Measurements If you have noticed that your bathroom scale has not moved backward even a centimeter, don’t fret! Simply include some body measurements so you can

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5 Strength Training Exercises You Can Do at Home

When we think of health, fitness and strength, we often think of complicated exercises that are done at the gym. But if you speak with any health professional, or with a chiropractor, they will tell you that many of the strength training exercises you are thinking about can be done at home with minimal effort. Here are five strength training exercises that will help you get in good shape, while recovering from injury. 1. Push-Ups One of the most basic exercises you will learn, the

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Health Tips: 3 Steps to Improved Wellness

When we speak about health and wellness, we often think of it in terms of an illness, injury or condition. For instance, if someone has a broken back, they are unwell. When the condition is “fixed,” they are healthy. However, health and wellness is something that is an ongoing struggle within our mind and body. Below are three steps that will help you towards the goal of improved wellness. 1. Move Around Those who suffer from long-term pain or injuries are often in a position where

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How to Stop Relying on Prescription Pain Medication

While there are undoubtedly plenty of great doctors in your area, there are a few characteristics that all doctors share. And the tendency to over prescribe pain medication is one of those tendencies. If you get into an accident, and you injured part of your body, you may be experiencing long-term pain. If a doctor is not able to fix the root issue causing you pain, they may prescribe pain medication. Sometimes, for an extended period. There is nothing wrong with taking pain medication in

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