Vegetable or Fruit? Tomato? Zucchini? Green Beans? Ok.
The green beans are a giveaway. They are vegetables!
But the tomato and zucchini are really fruits though they’re
manytimes found in dishes thought to be vegetable
based. No problem! Apple Country Chiropractic doesn’t
mind a bit. A healthy Williamson chiropractic treatment plan includes
them all…right along with the spinal manipulation. As
long as you like eating fruits and vegetables filled
with phytonutrients, you are doing your body a favor!
And late summer in the northern hemisphere at least is the perfect
time to enjoy these direct-out-of-the-garden delights!
Your Williamson chiropractor has an appreciation for phytonutrients! Fruits and vegetables are full
of phytonutrients, nature’s natural chemicals that shield
plants from bugs, fungi, germs, and other such issues. We
humans eat these fruits and vegetables and benefit
from their phytonutrients, too! The more than 25,000 phytonutrients keep the body in good working shape and help prevent
disease. Phytonutrients you have probably heard of include
carotenoids (red, orange and yellow color-making), flavonoids
(cancer-preventing, asthma/cancer/heart disease risk-decreasing),
and reservatrol (anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, heart disease and cancer
preventing). (1) Apple Country Chiropractic purports that eating
all the fresh fruits and vegetables this season will do us all some good.
Williamson CHIROPRACTIC NUTRITION TIP: ENJOY FALL
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
Lots of Williamson farmers and backyard gardeners
are generously giving away their bounty! Tomatoes,
zucchini and beans are plentiful! Take advantage of the tomatoes’ nutrients like potassium, vitamin C
and vitamin A and phytonutrients that may reduce prostate cancer
risk, support heart and eyesight health, protect
skin against sun damage. (2) A recent study just reported
on the benefit of eating more tomatoes, cruciferous vegetables, garlic, and
citrus fruits in decreasing colorectal cancer. (3) Green beans deliver vitamins K, C, A and B’s folate, riboflavin, thiamin and minerals copper
and magnesium to shore up brain function, cellular damage repair,
and bone health. All that in so few calories loaded
with good protein! (4) Zucchini offers much the same – low
calories, high protein, lots of vitamins (C, B6, A, folate,
riboflavin and thiamin) plus manganese, magnesium,
phosphorous, and potassium. As a matter of fact, one cup of zucchini provides
24% of the daily need for vitamin C! That is
good for cell protection, cancer prevention, better skin. (5) Don’t turn down those garden gifts! Enjoy some tasty
phytonutrients in these late summer harvest goodies.
Apple Country Chiropractic can’t think of a better way to complement
your body’s health! Good nutrition and a good
chiropractic treatment go together well!
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with Dr. Lee Hazen and Cheri Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as they describe their effective
incorporation of nutrition and Cox® Technic to best take
care of their patients.
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care about the health of your spine and your body! Fruit? Vegetable?
Doesn’t matter! Eat them up! Enjoy these phytonutrient wonders
that can only support your healthy chiropractic treatment