Nutrition

Nutrition Midlothian VA

Chiropractic care focuses on helping patients lead happy and healthy lives, so it’s no surprise that nutrition is a key element for chiropractors to target. Poor nutrition is practiced by people everywhere, and it can eventually lead to many health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart attack. When it comes to improving nutrition, there are changes to be made in both diet and everyday life.

Chiropractors can provide an important method of assistance called nutritional counseling. Nutritional counseling allows the chiropractor help the patient create a healthy diet custom to the patient’s needs. For example, nutritional counseling could be useful to patients who are injured in that chiropractors can recommend food with antioxidants to mild swelling. In nutritional counseling, a chiropractor can suggest various advice and guidance to improving person’s diet. Nutritional counseling will allow the chiropractor to:

  • Provide you with specific changes in your diet to enhance overall health

  • Recommend detox diets to cleanse body of toxins and restore metabolism as well as gain healthy eating habits

  • Assist patients recovering from injuries to decrease inflammation or relieve pain

Nutritional counseling is a chance for chiropractors to give you the information and guidance needed to maintain a healthy diet. Some of these tips include:

  • Exercising a few times per week

  • Eating less/ Making your own lunch

  • Quit smoking so the body can absorb nutrients more effectively

  • Eat raw, organic foods

  • Eat enough fiber, ideally 25 to 30 grams daily

  • Drink 8 glasses of water daily

  • Taking proper supplements

  • Eating sources of vitamins and minerals such as dark green veggies, nuts, and seeds.

Chiropractic care gives patients specific ways that they can improve their nutrition, and with that, improve their daily lives.