Tune in to the Podcast, "What is My Body Letting Me Know?"

Tune in to the Podcast, "What is My Body Letting Me Know?"

In this episode of It’s a Brain Changer, hosts Kelly and Darlene discuss the different ways our bodies talk to us. Sharing stories about their own experiences with pain and what it meant in their lives, they explain how your body tries to get your attention when you’re not listening, such as when stress and emotional pain become physical pain and illness.

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Healthy Recipe: Zuppa Toscana

Healthy Recipe: Zuppa Toscana

This Tuscan Soup is a healthy one-pot meal that’s chock full of vegetables and bursting with flavor. If you’re eating a diet that’s Paleo, Whole30, dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free or sugar-free, you’re in luck! This rich, creamy soup from 40 Aprons will hit the spot.

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Healthy Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Greek Yogurt Tiramisu

Healthy Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Greek Yogurt Tiramisu

One of the things you may miss most when you adopt a healthier diet is dessert. Well, we’re here to say you can still indulge your sweet tooth, even if you’re following a gluten-free, grain-free diet. This tiramisu recipe from Sunkissed Kitchen is proof! If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day treat, this decadent dish may be just what you’re looking for.

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Upgrade Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Upgrade Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Changing your mindset can truly change your life. As Marcy Axness, Ph.D., says in her article, Gratitude, Upgrade Your Life, “When we focus our consciousness toward gratitude, beauty and communion, we weave peace into our very cells. This isn’t just flowery sentiment; this comes from leading-edge research in the fields of positive psychology and mind-body science.”

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Helping Kids Find Balance

Helping Kids Find Balance

Parenting today is a brave new frontier, filled with all kinds of new health threats. Food is filled with preservatives or covered in pesticides, our water is full of chemicals and pharmaceutical residue, and kids experience physical and emotional stress. So what’s a parent to do to help their kids find balance?

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Clinical Study Shows Chiropractic Can Help With Balance and Stability

Clinical Study Shows Chiropractic Can Help With Balance and Stability

Recent research published in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research showed that every patient in a clinical study showed improvement in their posture after just one chiropractic adjustment to correct misalignments.

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Meet Kelly Summersett & Darlene Mew, Hosts of the Podcast Series, “It’s a Brain Changer!”

Meet Kelly Summersett & Darlene Mew, Hosts of the Podcast Series, “It’s a Brain Changer!”

We recently sat down with the hosts of a new podcast, “It’s a Brain Changer!”, to see what happens when you pair a life, health and happiness coach with a mental health counselor and adjunct psychology professor. Read on to see what drives them to motivate their listeners about health, happiness, weight loss and more.

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Healthy Recipe: Paleo Breakfast Casserole

Healthy Recipe: Paleo Breakfast Casserole

We’ve found a delicious breakfast casserole recipe that’s great for brunch or making ahead of a busy week. It’s a savory dish loaded with eggs, sweet potatoes, caramelized onions and roasted brussels sprouts, then topped with crispy bacon.

Not only is it a delicious option for busy families, but it’s Paleo and Whole30 friendly!

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Why Infants Need Chiropractic Care

Why Infants Need Chiropractic Care

In a recent article, Cole Bradburn, D.O., suggested that trauma from the birth process can impact a baby’s spinal growth and development, causing many preventable health challenges. In the article, he explains many of the reasons why infants need chiropractic care, like allowing a baby to “grow, develop, and function at its highest potential.”

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ADHD from Treatment to Function

ADHD from Treatment to Function

Few conditions in children cause as much stress and worry for parents as ADHD, and few conditions have as many long-term ramifications that affect all aspects of the child’s life. How parents decide to address ADHD in their child can dramatically affect her future on many levels.

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8 Choices for a Healthier Pregnancy

8 Choices for a Healthier Pregnancy

We are watching epidemics of chronic disease unfold all around us, and we know that these problems are environmentally driven. Some of us are certainly more sensitive than others, but our growing babes deserve some thoughtful consideration and conscious consumerism. I tell my friends and patients that it is like stepping outside into a freezing blizzard: Even if you only put on a couple layers of clothes, it’s still a whole lot better than being naked. Here are some proverbial layers to put on.

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Healthy Recipe: Homemade Ferrero Rocher

Healthy Recipe: Homemade Ferrero Rocher

Especially during the holidays, trying to eat well can leave you feeling deprived of the foods you love. But there are plenty of healthy versions of the meals and treats you enjoy, like this recipe for Homemade Ferrero Rocher, from Living Healthy with Chocolate. It’s paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and delicious!

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Healthy Recipe: Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecan Topping

Healthy Recipe: Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecan Topping

As the weather turns colder, we hunger for comfort food. Too often, though, those foods aren’t too good for us! This month, we’re sharing a recipe that’s a nice addition to fall and winter meals, and it’s a perfect dish for Thanksgiving. The best part is that it’s a light and healthy twist on a traditional favorite.

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The Importance of the Vagus Nerve

The Importance of the Vagus Nerve

The vagus nerve is the tenth cranial nerve, and has the most extensive distribution out of all of the cranial nerves. Named for its tendency to wander, the vagus nerve acts like a central switchboard, sending out nerve impulses to and from the brain and most of the organs in our body. Its main role is to calm us down by activating the parasympathetic nervous system.

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Healthy Recipe: Crockpot Paleo Minestrone Soup

Healthy Recipe: Crockpot Paleo Minestrone Soup

If cooler weather has you in the mood for a big pot of hearty soup, you’re in luck! This paleo version of traditional minestrone soup is full of flavor, and because you can make it in a slow cooker or instant pot, it’s a great choice for busy families.

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Breathe Deep

Breathe Deep

Intentional breathing can benefit your social interactions. Here’s how…

Did you know that chronic stress can harm your relationships? It’s true. Studies have shown that when stressed, you are more likely to be anxious, depressed, irritable, stubborn, pessimistic, and have a hard time communicating effectively. But there is hope. Changing how you breathe can reduce the negative impact of stress, and help you interact with others with ease. Here’s what you need to know.

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