John H. Keefe III, D.C.
WELLNESS/PREVENTION: SECRETS TO SUPER HEALTH Most of our chronic diseases develop in a pro-inflammatory chemistry. There are different reasons that our chemistry can become inflammatory for instance, eating foods that you are allergic to, allowing your system to become too acidic, eating foods that produce too much insulin, which is a pro-inflammatory hormone, becoming our 30+ pounds overweight, just to name a few. By changing this chemistry you will help prevent cancer, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, obesity, chronic immune disorders, to name a few. Here is a list of foods that can extend your life: All vegetables except those in the nightshade family. The nightshade family includes potatoes, tomatoes and eggplants. all fruit and berries, nuts and seeds, All foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as fish, flaxseeds and walnuts, legumes, moderate amounts of lean animal protein, and healthy monounsaturated fats such as those found in olive oil and avocados. Arthritis-fighting food: kippers (Omega-3) and garlic, Kippers, or smoked herring, is an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acid and makes a great alternative to tuna. The smokiness adds a special flavor to this salad, which can be served on top of mixed greens or spread onto whole grain bread.
IN THE NEWS:Half of all adults in the US have at least one chronic condition, such as diabetes, heart disease or obesity, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in The Lancet. The paper – part of a new series in the journal, ‘The health of Americans’ – says the proportion of adult Americans who have two or more of these conditions is more than a quarter. Since 1970, the amount of fast food restaurants in business doubled, which equates to about 300,000 establishments in the United States. DIET MATTERS.
CONDITION OF THE WEEK: KNEE PAIN, knee pain can come from multiple sources: an inflammatory chemistry due to improper diet, and unresolved injury to the knee years before, improper pulling on the knee from the muscles in the upper leg due to low back misalignments, rotation of the tibia below the knee putting stress on the knee, weak arches causing the knee to rotate. A proper chiropractic evaluation can determine the source and correction of most knee problems.
FUNNY BONE:A Dreadful Fight Three weeks after her wedding day, Joanna called her minister. “Reverend,” she wailed, “John and I had a DREADFUL fight!” “Calm down, my child,” said the minister, “it’s not half as bad as you think. Every marriage has to have its first fight!” “I know, I know!” said Joanna. “But what am I going to do with the BODY?”
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