6 Ideas for Eating More Fruits & Vegetables in Springtime

Fruits and vegetables

It’s been a grey and rainy spring so far, but warmer weather is on the horizon! Whether you have a plant-based diet or not, chances are good that you want to eat more fruits and veggies. And considering that a recent CDC study showed that only about 1 in 10 adults consumes enough produce, it’s probably a good goal!

While changing your diet is always challenging, spring is an ideal time to try to add more fresh fruits and veggies to your diet because you will start seeing lots of fresh local produce! Here are some tips to help inspire you:

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5 Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Care

Most people and healthcare professionals recognize that chiropractic treatments are effective, safe and cost-friendly for treating many of the aches, pains and injuries one may experience is our musculoskeletal system, particularly the spine. However, it is lesser know that regular treatments, which is different from person to person as we all have different needs, can be beneficial for several reasons. Here are five reasons why continued chiropractic treatment is important:

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What is a Sports Chiropractor?

Sports chiropractic is a specialized form of chiropractic care that focuses on treating injuries and conditions that are related to sports and physical activity. These injuries can be acute (having occurred hours to days), sub-acute (days to weeks), or chronic (weeks to years). This may be a twisted ankle or pulled hamstring that happened during the game or nagging low back pain that started with gardening last summer.  Sports chiropractors help active people of all ages, from to athletes to weekend-warriors of all levels, recover from injury, stay healthy and perform at their best. In some instances, injuries may be prevented from occurring in the first place.

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How to Eat Healthy in Wintertime

Fruits covered in frost

Eating lots of fruits and veggies can feel a lot easier in summer, when the produce always seems to look great and a cold salad or crisp apple sounds like a refreshing hot-weather bite. But when colder months come, just like with exercise, it can be more challenging to make healthy choices. You may have big holiday meals (and leftovers) and seasonal treats like tins of cookies sitting around. 

But aside from special meals and sugary treats, colder weather can make us want to stay warm and cozy, which makes us more likely to reach for comfort foods than fresh fruit when we need a snack. Here are some tips to help make sure you eat plenty of fruits and veggies this winter!

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