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Strawberries: A Superfood

Sweet, juicy strawberries are one of summer’s most beloved foods.  But did you know that they are more than just a delicious treat?  Strawberries, like many other richly coloured fruits and vegetables, are a nutritional powerhouse.  Each berry delivers generous helpings of several antioxidants and other nutrients. Naturally sweet, strawberries[…]

Nine Disorders Linked to Pesticides

Organic food is becoming more and more mainstream as concern grows about the health effects of pesticides.  While you are probably concerned about pesticides, you might not know exactly what their hazards are. Here are nine serious health conditions that recent research attributes to pesticides. Poor physical development. Poor neurological[…]

Chiropractic Education: What You May Not Know

Anatomy, physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, orthopedics, spinal analysis, microbiology, geriatrics, cardiovascular disorders and toxicology. These are just a few of the graduate level courses doctors of chiropractic — like your doctor at Chiropractic for Life — are required to successfully complete before entering into practice. Along with completing many other requirements[…]

Adverse Drug Reactions: The Growing Risk of Pain killers

If you  have ever taken a pain medication, you have probably noticed the side effect warnings printed on the package.  Potential reactions can be as mild as nausea, vomiting, or constipation — or as serious as liver or kidney damage, hemorrhage, or seizure.  The type and severity of side effects[…]

Chiropractic Care

Hippocrates wrote that “the natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.”  Chiropractic is a evolutionary approach to wellness that focuses on tapping into the body’s ability to heal itself without drugs. Chiropractors focus on correcting dysfunctional areas in the spine called vertebral[…]

Make a Clean Sweep of Toxic Household Cleaners

You’ve thoroughly cleaned your house.  It looks better, smells better and makes you feel better — you’ve created a cleaner, more sanitary, healthier environment for you and your family, right?  Maybe not. The majority of today’s mainstream cleaning supplies contain dangerous chemicals, including ammonia, chlorine bleach, glycol ethers and alkylphenol[…]

Excellent News About Eggs

For years, eggs have suffered from a bad reputation.  We’ve been warned that the cholesterol in egg yolks will surely clog our arteries and cause cardiovascular disease.  So, an entire generation of health-conscious eaters dumped the yolks and ate pale, flavourless egg-white omelets — or just avoided eggs altogether. The[…]

End Childhood Ear Infections

Here is a familiar scenario for parents of young children:  Your child is feverish, irritable and pulling at her ear.  She may complain that her ear hurts.  Off you go to the pediatrician, who peers into your child’s ear, declares it infected, and hands you a prescription for a 10-day[…]

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

If you spend a lot of time running or bicycling, you may be all too familiar with Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS).  This injury is the second most common cause of knee pain for runners and is often seen in cyclists as well. The iliotibial band is a band of tissue[…]

Planning a Natural Childbirth

Childbirth in industrialized countries today tends to be a carefully managed medical procedure.  But more and more women are having their babies in a different way.  Natural childbirth minimalizes or eliminates medical interventions, letting the mother do what countless generations of mothers have done before her — trust her body[…]