Contrary to popular belief you don’t need to supplement with calcium to have strong bones and prevent osteoporosis. You can get all of your daily calcium needs through food. There are many foods high in calcium if you eat a nutrient dense whole food diet. In the last article, we discussed that calcium supplementation does not increase bone density and does not decrease the risk of fractures. In fact, calcium supplementation may even increase the risk of hip fractures. Taking calcium … [Read more...]
Improve Your Posture
Improving your posture is vital if you want your spine and nervous system to be working optimally. Good posture, body alignment, and body movement feed the brain a healthy dose of nerve signals so the brain can send a healthy dose of nerve signals back to the body to coordinate proper function. Some of these functions include movements, muscle strength, pain sensations, healing, thoughts, perceptions, heartbeat, and digestion.
Furthermore, if you improve your posture, the joints in your spine and extremities will bear weight more equally. In turn, this will allow you to have better flexibility, movement, and less stress on your joints.
The following articles explain how you can improve your posture from treatments like chiropractic care and lifestyle strategies like exercise.