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Fiber, Fiber, Fiber. Be sure you are getting enough

Posted on 03-08-2016

The importance of dietary fiber cannot beoverstated. If Americans had proper fiber in their diet, it could save the health care system almost $4.5 BILLION a year. What we eat affect future genera...

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Medicinal Turmeric

Posted on 01-21-2016

You have most likely eaten Curcumin and may not have even realized it. Curcumin is contained within Turmeric (much like vitamin C is in an orange). Turmeric is an herb most commonly seen in Indian cui...

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A New Look at Statins

Posted on 01-12-2016

Is saturated fat or cholesterol the problem?... Probably neither. Previously, the thought was that the higher the percent of fat consumption the higher the chance of heart disease. And cholesterol ...

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Weight Loss Secret #32.

Posted on 12-11-2015

Avoid "Portion Distortion" When you're trying to lose weight, one of the best skills you can learn is accurately sizing up portions. Studies show that almost everyone—he...

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Macular Degeneration Can Be Slowed or Prevented

Posted on 12-07-2015

The most common cause of age related blindness is Macular Degeneration. There are two forms of macular degeneration. Dry which is the version that causes few symptoms but can turn into the more aggre...

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Optimize Your Gut Health, Stave Off Infections

Posted on 10-29-2015

Optimize Your Gut Health, Stave Off Infections We already know that overuse of antibiotics is creating “super bugs” and becoming less and less successful at protecting us from infections....

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Ditch the Antibacterial Soap

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: October 7, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Washing your hands significantly reduces the spread of bacteria and cuts down on illnesses. But does it matter what kind of soap you use? A...

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Study 20% Of Children Are Improperly Misdiagnosed With ADHD

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: September 18, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Study: 20% Of Children Are Improperly Misdiagnosed With ADHD Excerpt taken from article published September 8, 2015 by Amanda Froelich Of th...

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Chiropractic Can Prevent Absenteeism in the Workplace

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: September 9, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Chiropractic Can Prevent Absenteeism in the Workplace from Chronic Pain and Potentially Save the United States Economy and Insurers $217,000,000,...

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Carmen Miranda was on to something.

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: September 2, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Carmen Miranda was on to something. Turns out that people who have a fruit bowl in the house weigh on average, about 8 lbs less than hous...

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Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: August 31, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk WebMD News from HealthDay Excerpt By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (Healt...

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GMOs vs Selective Breeding - Know the difference.

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: August 26, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark GMOs vs Selective Breeding - Know the difference. With so much controversy revolving around GMOs my family has had a couple of dinner conver...

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Benefits of Green Tea Beyond Being Refreshing and Delicious

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: August 18, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Beyond being delicious, Green Tea provides many healthy benefits. Improves Breath Researchers found, “green tea was very effective ...

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Hope for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: August 14, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Almost 5 million Americans suffer with the chronic pain syndrome, fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread, moving, and very f...

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Keeping a Strong Immune System

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: July 16, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark In general, our immune system does a remarkable job of defending against disease-causing microorganisms. The immune system is a system, not a sin...

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Surprising ways to get the most nutrients out of your food

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: July 1, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Surprising ways to get the most nutrients out of your food 1. Eat Raw Tomatoes AND Cooked Tomatoes Lycopene — a carotenoid antioxidant is wh...

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Help for Breech and Torticollis

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: June 16, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Recently a patient being treated for low back pain during pregnancy, came in for her adjustment and expressed concern due to her baby being breec...

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Ease Low Back Pain that can come with Pregnancy

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: May 26, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Help With Pregnancy Pain! I was having low back pain due to being pregnant. It was painful to walk. My OB/GYN told me to take Tylenol and that we...

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How Sweet It Is... Or Is It?

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: May 11, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Today we are eating sugar like never before. Individually, we consume an average of 150 pounds a year (that is EACH person!!!) That is more than 40 te...

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Help for Headaches

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: April 22, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Most of us will experience an occasional headache throughout our life. Although for many, headaches can be a daily problem. Headaches come in severa...

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What is the big deal about BPA?

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: April 7, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark What is the big deal about BPA? BPA / Bisphenol A, BPS / Bisphenol S, and philates are chemicals used in plastic polycarbonate products including ...

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Roundup Weed Killers and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: March 25, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark The researchers wrote in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health that people exposed to the weed killer glyphosate...

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So you like Cola?

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: March 25, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Fun Facts about Phosphoric Acid (Chemical in Coca Cola) Phosphoric acid gives colas their tangy flavor. Phosphoric acid is more acidic t...

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Don’t Be Fooled By Marketing. Read The Label!

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: March 9, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark Small (and sometimes not so small) changes to your diet can pay off in a big way.   There are many types of diets available, there are those fo...

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The heartache of infertility effects over 6 million couples. Hope may come from an unlikely source.

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: March 2, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark We already know that chiropractic care safe for women who are pregnant. Many women seek safe relief from back pain and symptoms that accompany pr...

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Healthy Nervous System - Healthy Life

Posted on 10-21-2015

Posted: February 24, 2015 By: Dr Peter Clark The autonomic system runs our organs without having to think about them or how they operate. The heart, kidneys, bladder, lungs, digestive system...

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Mommy My Ear Hurts

Posted on 10-21-2015

Ear Infections Ear infections account for over 35% of all pediatrician visits in the US. The typical treatment for an ear infection is a course of antibiotics. Antibiotics are often not effective a...

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Prescription Painkiller Abuse. A National Epidemic

Posted on 10-21-2015

Prescription Painkiller Abuse. Quickly Becoming A National Epidemic An 'urgent and growing public health crisis' says the US Attorney General prescription drug abuse is on the rise and quickl...

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Coconut Oil. YES, it really is THAT GOOD!

Posted on 10-21-2015

Coconut Oil. YES, it really is THAT GOOD! The Good and Bad of Cholesterol Saturated fat has long been erroneously believed to be harmful, we now know this to be false. Cholesterol is something...

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Let's Eat Healthier Together!

Posted on 10-21-2015

Food companies put extra sugar, salt, preservatives in your food. We know why they do it, for taste, a longer shelf life and to cut production costs. We know it's not good for us, but what are t...

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Vitamin D to Combat the Flu

Posted on 10-21-2015

Is Vitamin D the Answer for Preventing Flu? According to an article published in Oct. of 2013 the answer is Yes. Doctors in Japan have found that children taking vitamin D reduced the incidenc...

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Chiropractic Care for Fibromyalgia

Posted on 10-21-2015

Can Chiropractic care help with the pain of Fibromyalgia? It makes sense that when your body’s nervous system is functioning properly that the body can and will respond appropriately. Thus, o...

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Xrays for Safer Treatment

Posted on 10-21-2015

To see is to know; not to see is to guess.  The FDA deems xrays are safe and often necessary; the risk is minimal and always outweighs the risk of a missed diagnosis. Xrays are very important ...

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30 Minutes a Day - Exercise

Posted on 10-21-2015

Exercise: Is 30 Minutes of Daily Exercise Effective as One Hour of Exercise? Can it be that 30 minutes is actually as good or better for weight loss than 60 minutes of daily exercise? Surprisingly,...

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Hip and Low Back Pain Gone, A Patient Testimony

Posted on 10-21-2015

Hip and Low Back Pain Gone! Living Life Again! I was having low back and hip pain to the point that it was very difficult to get out of a chair or walk or even stand for very long. I had always bee...

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Destress, Live Longer

Posted on 10-21-2015

Stress is a Part of Life Our bodies are created to react to stress and protect us in situations of fight or flight. We also have emotional, environmental and physical stresses placed on us each d...

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Migraines? We have an Answer

Posted on 10-21-2015

There is help for Migraine sufferers. Chiropractic is an answer. Excerpt from an article published by the University of Maryland Medical Center. Below excerpt is a link for the article in its ent...

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Trans Fats, Heart Disease and Alzheimers

Posted on 10-21-2015

Trans Fats, Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s Recent research is pointing to the link that heart disease also increases your odds of developing Alzheimer's disease. To oversimplify, the basi...

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Be Healthy!

Posted on 10-21-2015

Be healthy! Eat a balanced diet including plenty of fruits and vegetables, exercise and get adjusted regularly at American Family Spine and Health. ...

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Influenza Vaccine...?

Posted on 10-21-2015

Exerpts from article by Mark Hyman, MD Dec. 16, 2013 The government says everybody should get the flu shot every year.  But does it work?  Is it safe?  And do we really need it? O...

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Help for Fibromyalgia

Posted on 10-21-2015

The nervous system controls every function of the body including pain, immune system, muscles, etc. Subluxations are a misalignment in the spine that alter the nerve flow to every organ, fiber and c...

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Posted on 10-21-2015

Chiropractic is a safe and effective way to ease the pains that come with pregnancy. And minimizes the harmful effects of medication of your unborn baby. Tell someone you love about the healthy benef...

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John Hopkins Scientist Reveals Shocking Truths About the Flu Vaccine

Posted on 10-21-2015

135 MILLION doses of influenza vaccines are given each year and the numbers are rising. While the public health hype and marketing has been extremely effective, how effective is the vaccine? Peter ...

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Hand numbness and weakness - a case study

Posted on 10-21-2015

A study published in the August 29, 2014, issue of the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research documented the resolution of a case of a painful condition where there is hand numbness/tingling, weakne...

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