Do you find our website user friendly?
Yes   No

This Season, Eating Healthy can Keep you Happy!

Sugar cookies, hot cocoa, and everything pumpkin spice, the three most important food groups of the holiday season…and delightful path towards increased fatigue, inflammation, and even a few extra pounds you’ll need to work off while completing your resolution to be more active next year. It’s happened to many of us. Luckily, you don’t have to sacrifice all of your cravings to keep you feeling healthy this holiday season. In fact, just a few alterations to your current lifestyle can make a huge difference in giving you a happy, healthy holiday this year.

 

Hydration plays an important role in keeping your body in tip-top shape. You don’t have to shoot straight for the popular standard of “8 glasses a day” right of the bat, though. Simply switching out that order of soda at the restaurant or coffee in the morning for a few ounces will go a long way towards curbing your appetite and reducing access inflammation. Another key component is sleep. Don’t forget to give your body the well deserved break it needs! Keeping a regular and generous sleep schedule will better keep stress levels manageable during all the mayhem going on this month. Finally, don’t forget us, your Chiropractors at Better Chiropractic! Research shows that our treatments can reduce both mental and physical stress caused by muscle tension.

 

The holidays are a time to share something with someone else to let them know you care. One way we do this is by highlighting for you research that you can find practical in your daily life. We want you to stay safe, happy, and healthy so you can get the best out of the season.

 

So here are some important things to remember this Christmas:

·       Find ways to drink more water to reduce inflammation and create healthier eating habits.

·       Commit to a regular and generous sleep schedule to let your body rejuvenate and keep yourself in a good mood.

·       Get adjusted to help reduce physical and mental stress by calming tense muscles.

·       Pay it forward and share this information with someone who may need a pick-me-up this season. We’d love to help them out.

 

Stay safe!

 

Sources available upon request.

Author
Dr. Derrick T Dube, DC Chiropractic Physician and Associate Provider of Better Chiropractic

You Might Also Enjoy...

How Bad is Degenerative Disc Disease?

Hearing you have a disease is scary, but Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) isn't as bad as you think. In fact, Degeneration is completely normal! Today we'll talk about what causes degeneration, how bad it REALLY is, and how to prevent DDD.

How Bad is a Herniated Disc?

Many people suffer from pain due to herniated discs, but they aren't as scary as you think they are. How is that? Well, that's because most people walking around right NOW have a herniated disc and don't even know it! Today we'll talk about why this is.

How Being Active Can Help Your Health

You want to live life without restriction, but lifestyle, age, or stress may be standing in the way of that life. If you want to live your life, you may need to find ways to be more active throughout the day.

Things To Consider When Choosing A Chiropractor

Too many Chiropractors put their financial wealth before their patients health. How can you know if your Chiropractor has your best interest in mind rather than their own? Read on to find out key signs to distinguish a good chiropractor from the rest.