Lack of Sickness Doesn't Equal Healthy

"Just because you're not sick doesn't mean you're healthy."
~Author Unknown


 

To paraphrase Thomas Jefferson, this should be one of the truths of life that are held self-evident.  Health is not the mere absence of disease but is the optimal functioning of the person in all aspects of...

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Wednesday Q & A - 3 Ways to a Healthy School Year

It's that wonderful time of year again!  Across the country parents are letting out a giant sigh of relief as they send their children back to school and structure once again fills their home.  It's also the time of year that I get asked how to best keep kid's healthy and focused the...

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Why I'm Not Afraid of the Big Bad Measles

 If you listen to the media reports I am one of the irresponsible parents that's causing the current outbreak of measles; a disease that the medical profession has “eradicated” in the Americas.  But, I ask, who is more irresponsible?  Me for not injecting my healthy...

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Friday Feast - Italian Pork Tenderloin & Primal Pesto Roasted Root Veggies

Italian Pork Tenderloin
Primal Pesto Roasted Root Veggies

This was a simple Primal Pesto Roasted Root Veggies recipe.  I marinated the pork tenderloin the whole day and it was great.  The Primal Pesto Roasted Veggies made the meal though.  I would never have thought about coating...

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Why I Stopped Taking Insurance

A Few Reasons I had to Stop Billing Insurance

I get asked all the time by patients why don’t I take their insurance.  So I thought I would write the doctors perspective on insurance.

First, let’s start by recognizing that insurance companies did not get rich because they paid...

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Friday Feast - Paleo Meal Shrimp Scampi & Basil Broccolini

One of the quickest, easiest Primal Paleo meal we have done.  It was super fast, tasty, and great for a busy weeknight meal!  The Shrimp Scampi was simple and really delicious.  I'm a big fan of butter to cook with as it adds so much flavor to the shrimp.  I thought this would...

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Wednesday Q & A with Dr. J. J. - Should You Adjust a Baby?

I get asked this question a lot, and the simple answer is, yes!  Babies and children respond amazingly well to Chiropractic care.  I even adjusted my daughter, Lilly, within the first hour of her birth. In my opinion, it is essential to adjust newborns at birth because, quite simply,...

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Friday Feast - Peppercorn Strip & Primal Sweet Potato Bacon Salad

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Peppercorn Strip Steaks
Primal Sweet Potato Bacon Salad

This is one of the more involved Primal dinners I have made in a while but it was well worth the effort.  I have to admit the grilled Sweet Potato and Bacon thing with mustard had me worried but it turned out pretty damn amazing!...

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It's Hot in the City! Ways to Prevent Dehydration

Well it’s hot as hell outside, and pretty much miserable.  Summer is in full swing! I can’t help but wonder how people ever managed to live without air conditioning.  With temperatures well over 100 this week, make sure you’re drinking a ton of water, even if...

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Do You Really Want to Take a Pill for That?

Medical Care for Your Back Pain is Possibly Doing More Harm Than Good

There was an interesting article published last Monday that claimed current medical interventions for back pain are wrong.  It went on to say that doctor's are over prescribing painkillers, MRI’s, CT scans, and...

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