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Vitamin C and Optimal Immunity

By Mitchell Gaj, DC It is important to realize that vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that the body needs and must be obtained outside the body. As we age, we tend to have lower levels of vitamin C which can lead to impaired immune function. A deficiency in vitamin C has been associated with…

Preparing Your “Wellthe” For The New Year by Daniel B. Moroff, D.C.

Wellness + Health = Wellthe ( an English term ) Wellness starts with a healthy spine. Yogis have said the spine is the lifeline of the body, and that the age of the person is measured not by the number of years, but by the flexibility of their spine. We would like you to understand…

Influencing the metabolic rate By: Dr. Adam Stewart

    In this blog, I’m going to try and give a brief synopsis of an extremely detailed and complicated subject, the metabolic rate, and how you can increase it.  To put it simply, the metabolic rate is the rate at which your body burns energy over the course of a period of time, usually…

Omega-7 By Dr. Mitchell Gaj

Scientists have recently learned of a specific Omega-7 fat called palmitoleic acid which can help with metabolic syndrome.  Omega-7 can decrease the risk of type II diabetes, prevent build up of atherosclerotic plaque, increase beneficial HDLs and lower C-reactive protein, an inflammatory marker associated with high risk for heart attack and stroke. Omega -7’s are…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Constipation By: Dr. Mitchell Gaj

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Constipation Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic disorder of the large intestine that causes belly pain, cramping, bloating, and diarrhea or constipation.  Those that have no diarrhea have insufficient peristalsis (a series of organized muscle contraction that moves food through the digestive tract.) Insufficient peristalsis is one cause of constipation. FIBER…

Pediatric Overuse Injury Prevention Adam T. Stewart, DC

Pediatric Overuse Injury Prevention   In the United States, there are 30 million children that participate in organized sports.  Participation in high school athletics is increasing, with more than 7.3 million high school students participating annually.  This contributes to a high volume of injuries with the CDC reporting 2 million high school student injuries annually…

What Eating Too Much Sugar does to the Brain By Daniel B. Moroff, DC

This is my summation of an article I read on www.Forbes.com February 2014 Poor memory, early dementia, depression and even alzheimers is linked in recent research to the over consumption of sugar. The center for disease control (CDC) puts the amount at 27.5 teaspoons of sugar/day which translates to 440 calories, nearly 1/4 of a…

Benefits of Coenzyme Q10 by Dr. Gaj

The European Journal of Heart Failure published data on a ten year study on CoQ10. The results that patients taking 100mg of CoQ10, three times per day were: – Significantly less likely to die from heart failure – Less than half as likely to have a major adverse cardiac event during the study period compared…

Get Your Magnesium Up!! By Adam T. Stewart, DC

Magnesium is the fourth (4th) most abundant mineral in the body. It is involved in multiple aspects of metabolism and is a required co-factor for over 300 regulatory enzymes. You need magnesium for carbohydrate, fat, and protien utilization and it regulates skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle contraction, as well as controlling calciums influx into cells….

Information on the New FL PIP LAW

Today we are sharing information about the changes in the FL PIP (auto insurance) Law.  A law was passed this past spring to help reduce the cost of auto insurance for the citizens of Florida.  In the following article see what is really happening. Insurers say PIP changes likely to mitigate premium increases, for now…