How to Motivate Your Family to Make Healthier Choices

Family motivation

So you’ve done it: you’ve found your motivation, made the time, and you’re making gradual, sustainable changes to be healthier. Congratulations! But what about the rest of your family?

When you share your life with other people, making changes to your diet, fitness, and sleep routines can take buy-in from the whole family to become sustainable. While everyone doesn’t have to be on the same page about short and long term goals, everyone needs to respect one another’s goals, or else conflict is sure to arise.

Of course, if you think that your loved ones need to make changes for their own health, things can get more complicated. In general, you can’t force anyone to make major changes … However, you can work together as a family to find new healthier habits.

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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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