John H. Keefe III, D.C.
CONDITION OF THE WEEK: FOOT PAIN AND ORTHOTICS-they are not only for foot pain but they help overall alignment and can prevent injuries. Just like your spine when you’re foots in proper alignment you will be less prone to injury not only to the foot but the ankle, knee, hips as well is the spine. Wearing orthotics can benefit you all the way up to your neck alignment. Plantar fasciitis is an obvious sign that you need orthotics but back pain as well could be helped because when you stand your whole spine looks to your feet for balance. Ask us about custom orthotics. You will notice less fatigue by the end of the day if you on your feet all day.
DIET: The Anti-Ovarian Cancer Diet Endive Endive is a salad vegetable. Studies of more than 62,000 women in the Netherlands have found those who ate endive had a 75% reduction in the risk of ovarian cancer. Protective Prescription: Research shows you should eat a half-cup of endives, twice per week. Onion Eating onions has been shown to reduce the risk of many types of cancer, including ovarian cancer. Red onions are about 60% more potent than yellow or white onions, in terms of the amounts of cancer fighters. Protective Prescription: To protect against ovarian cancer, you should eat a half-cup of onions – cooked or raw – every day. Fish a series of studies from Northern Italy showed that eating fish reduced the risk of ovarian cancer by 30%. Omega-3 fatty acids in fish that are good for your heart and protect against stroke also protect against cancer. Protective Prescription: Research suggests eating 6-oz servings of fish 2-3 times per week. Tomato Tomatoes protect against ovarian cancer. A study of 13,000 women in California showed that eating a half-cup of tomatoes five or more times a week reduced the risk of ovarian cancer by more than 60%. What’s in tomato? Lycopene – and it’s anti-angiogenic, too.
IN THE NEWS: Aluminum, Fluoride, and Glyphosate—A Toxic Trifecta Implicated in Autism and Alzheimer’s Disease Aluminum-containing products are likely fueling the rise in Alzheimer’s disease and autism. Aluminum and glyphosate appear to act as synergistic poisons that promote autism . Fluoride in food and drinking water may also exacerbate the ill effects of aluminum. The best way to protect yourself is to be careful about your choices in food, drink, and personal products, and minimize use of vaccines and other drugs that contain aluminum, mercury, and/or fluoride
FUNNY BONE:Ron Chestna 89 years of age was stopped by the police around 2 a.m. and was asked where he was going at that time of night. Ron replied, “I’m on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body, as well as smoking and staying out late.” The officer asked, “Really? Who’s giving that lecture at this time of night?” Ron replied, “That would be my wife.”
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