Chiropractic Care in Fairfax VA and Exercise

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Chiropractic Care and Exercise

                Chiropractic care and exercise go hand in hand as an ideal combination for building and improving overall health as well as for speeding recovery from injury. While fairfax va chiropractic care and exercise work ideally together for injuries and rehabilitation, add a healthy diet, plenty of sleep, and lots of clean water and you have a recipe for excellent health. (Of course you simply may not smoke and should drink alcohol only moderately, if at all). While eating a healthy diet may seem hard we can help advise you. And exercise can be really tough in the beginning but it gets easier and easier. The key to it, like for fairfax chiropractic care, is to just make time for it. Once you get started you will want to continue because you will love the way you feel and the way you look. Most Americans don’t get nearly enough exercise. Let us help you get started.

Eat Your Broccoli!

                New research suggests that a compound in broccoli, called sulforaphane, is highly toxic to the bacteria helicobacter pylori, which is widely associated with stomach ulcers and stomach cancer. Although the testing was done on mice, it will be repeated soon in humans. The researchers claim reasonable amounts of the broccoli killed the bacteria.

                We have known that broccoli (and related plants like cauliflower and cabbage) seem to prevent cancers in the digestive tract and this may help explain why.

                                               

Go Nuts!

                The U.S. Physician’s Health Study, a study of over 21,000 men since 1982, reports that deaths from sudden heart attacks were cut in half in those that at  least one ounce of nuts twice per week compared to those who rarely ate nuts. Other less sudden deaths from complications of heart disease were 30% lower in those who ate nuts. We like to recommend walnuts because they contain omega 3 fatty acids that are essential yet scarce in the American diet. (Flaxseed and cold water fish like salmon, tuna, mackerel, and sardines are other rich sources). Other good choices for nuts are pecans and almonds.

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Dr. Shirine Hegazi is a premier chiropractor in the Northern Virginia area, specializing in sports rehabilitation and alternative health care. Dr. Hegazi takes a scientific approach to accurately diagnose and eliminate the causes of his patients symptoms. Connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

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