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Can more time playing equal better grades?

If you wanted to increase students grades in basic subjects like math and English which would you choose. Adding more classroom time in those subjects or let the kids go outside and play? I know what you’re thinking. I need to spend more time in the classroom if I’m asking such a silly question. The…

Too heavy

School Backpack Safety

It’s that time of year, back to school! The kids will need new notebooks, pens, markers, erasers, and books. How will they carry those supplies around all day and to and from school? The most common choice is a backpack. The pack you choose for your child should have certain features and be used properly…

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Chiropractic care and infertility

In the United States up to 11% of women suffer with infertility or some form of difficulty getting pregnant. That’s over 7 million women a year seeking methods to help them have a baby. For women over 35 it is almost 25% that will have difficulty. These difficulties aren’t just emotionally taxing they can be financially…

Produce

Organic produce really is healthier!

The last study I reviewed showed exposure to pesticides increased the risk of children developing autism. Now here is a study showing that organic produce not only protects you from pesticides it also protects you from heavy metals and has more vitamins and minerals than conventionally grown produce. It should come as no surprise that…

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Pesticide Exposure and Autism Risk

Eating healthy is one of the cornerstones to leading a healthy lifestyle. You are what you eat and making healthy dietary choices gives our bodies the proper fuel it needs to function at its optimum. Staying away from processed foods and eating a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables is a good start that many…

Barefoot is best!

Beautiful benefit of being barefoot

The foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints and hundreds of muscles, tendons and ligaments. It has evolved into a complex structure ideally designed to support and balance us during upright walking. Yet most of us shove it into a rigid shoe and limit the majority of the motions it was designed to do. This is…