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You’re Not Stressed Are You?

You’re Not Stressed Are You? Small amounts of stress are good for you.  Stress comes in good forms such as marriage, starting a new job, having a baby, moving, etc.  It also comes in bad forms such as losing a job, divorce, death of a loved one, etc.  When our stress becomes chronic and ongoing is…

Chemical Stress and Your Health

Chemical stress is a factor in your health that you may or not be aware of.  This stress comes in many forms.  Preservatives and chemicals in our foods and drinks, products at home like laundry soap, cleaning supplies, deodorant and hairspray. Chemicals in our body can affect many systems including our nervous system, the master…

To Prep or Not to Prep, that is the Question!

  I hope everyone had a wonderful summer break!  With kids being back to school. It is especially important to meal plan and prep to ensure that they get the required nutrients that their bodies and brains need to function properly at school and play.  While meal planning may seem daunting and too rigid, it…

Allergies

Some people are afflicted with seasonal allergies from pollens and other plants in their surrounding area.  Others are allergic to certain foods or components of foods.  Sometimes people are born with allergies and other times they develop them over time.  In the overall scheme of things, it doesn’t really matter how or when you got…

Nutrition and Strength

When you want your body to feel, function, and look it’s best, what you put into your mouth is especially important. In order to perform properly, our bodies require the correct nutrients to do so. As we age, the strength of our muscles plays an important role in preventing falling. It is important to maintain…

Benefits of Exercise

More and more, I encounter folks who lead sedentary lives. They cite lack of time and energy as reasons why they do not exercise. This saddens me because there are so many people who would give everything they have to be able to move their bodies! It is my hope that the information I present…

How Chiropractic Adjustments help to Maximize Exercise Results

If you are going to take the time to exercise, then you probably want to get the most out of the time you are in the gym. That is why the exercises that claim to keep on burning even after your workout session is over seem so appealing. People are always looking for new and…

Chiropractic & Hydration

The Importance of Hydration after a Chiropractic Adjustment Numerous studies have shown the importance of drinking water to maintain a healthy, well-balanced body. It is important to stay hydrated to maintain proper kidney and digestive function, and remove waste and toxins from the body. The human body is made up of 60 percent water, but…

Water Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink!

Thankfully, we have plenty of water around us to drink. I am certainly grateful for this as water is so very important for many functions within the body. We’ve talked about the importance of staying hydrated in the winter in a previous article. With the hot summer sun fast approaching, I wanted to take the…

How to Prevent and Treat Colds and Flus

As I write this we are nearing the end of the traditional cold and flu season of the year.  By the time you read it, it will be pretty much over.  This does not mean that you cannot and will not get a cold or the flu at other times of the year!  I wanted…

Why is Nutrition Important to you Chiropractic Care?

Nutrition is about fueling your body, like you would your car.  Have you considered the quality of the “fuel” you give your body on a regular basis?  Do you make time to plan your meals and snacks or do you frequent the drive through? Your fuel affects many things including your energy, mood and ability…

Supplements and Healthy Aging

Do you need to supplement with vitamins and minerals? In my opinion, the answer is “YES!” I believe that every person needs to take a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement. Perhaps you wonder what makes me make this bold statement? I make this statement due to the state of our food in this day and age.…

Chiropractically Speaking About Colds & Flu

  Would you rather be healthy or just feel good? You can be healthy and still not feel well. Coughing, sneezing, headaches, aches and pains are not the result of a lack of medication. Fevers, diarrhea, and other symptoms are natural ways your body responds to infection and disease. These are just a few of the…

Burn Calories in Winter

  Brrrr! It’s cold outside! Despite the coldness of winter, it is important to stay active. There are many fun winter sports that you can participate in that are beneficial for your body as well. This winter, my husband, Joe; my son, Ethan; and I have been enjoying lots of outdoor sports. Some of our…

It’s New Year’s Resolution Time!

My name is Tracy Hodge of Paths For Healing and I have studied Holistic Nutrition. I am partnering with Seeley’s Bay Chiropractic to help you walk your path for healing. As individuals, we each walk a different path. I am excited to be able to OFFER assist in THE AREA OF NUTRITION AND CLEANSING. IF…