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McHenry Chiropractor Encourages Eating Fruits and Veggies to Reduce Inflammation, Osteoporosis Risk, and All-Cause Mortality

Do you munch on vegetables and fruits? Daily? Numerous times a day? Spengel Chiropractic encourages this everyday eating habit! And Spengel Chiropractic knows that you know fruits and vegetables are healthy foods, that you gets vegetables and fruit should be staples of your McHenry healthy diets, and that you sees eating fruits and vegetables is healthier than eating fast food. But do we – Spengel Chiropractic included! - eat fruits and vegetables like we should? Not likely. But you are not the only one! Life distracts our best plans! Spengel Chiropractic is just sharing this gentle research-based reminder of the advantage eating fruits and vegetables offers McHenry chiropractic folks and their friends and family members!

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE REDUCES INFLAMMATION AND MAY KEEP DEATH AT BAY LONGER

Eating right just may keep you living longer! Spengel Chiropractic knows many McHenry chiropractic patients who will love to hear this! There is growing evidence that fruit and vegetable consumption affects all-cause mortality. In a study of over 6000 people over 6 years, consuming more fruits and vegetables (especially in those who had 7 servings or more a day) reduces all-cause mortality. (1) The variety of fruits and vegetables takes on an important role in lowering inflammation and reducing C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations, too. (2)

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE IMPROVES BMD

Lower bone mineral density (BMD) folks see more positive outcomes of eating more fruits and vegetables and a lower incidence of osteoporosis, too. Spengel Chiropractic has in its McHenry chiropractic practice many McHenry chiropractic patients with osteoporosis who want to do what they can to halt, treat and prevent it. In one study, the more fruits and vegetables eaten, the higher the BMD and lower the osteoporosis risk in middle and older age folks. And for those who may not love vegetables, you’re lucky! Fruit is more likely valuable in this respect than vegetables. At least increase your fruit intake! (3)

HOW TO UP YOUR INTAKE OF FRUITS AND VEGGIES

If you are undecided about eating fruits and vegetables, try being kid-like. Take a chance, and allow yourself to play with your food because one article states that sensory play is the forerunner to tasting fruits and vegetables you play with! (4) It is successful with preschool kids who attempted tasting their “play” fruits and veggies! Spengel Chiropractic would love you to share your stories if you take a stab at this!

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. Chris DeVeau on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. He shares how nutrition has a role in general health and healing, specifically for a patient with arm pain.

Schedule an appointment today with your McHenry chiropractor and check out other ways to perk up your daily nutritional intake of fruits and vegetables for the good of your body’s health and longevity.

Spengel Chiropractic urges McHenry chiropractic patients to eat fruits and vegetables to reduce inflammation and potentially live longer. 
 
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