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

Do you eat your vegetables and fruits? Daily? Several times daily? Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic urges this everyday eating habit! And Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic knows that you know fruits and vegetables are healthy foods, that you recognizes vegetables and fruit should be staples of your Eugene healthy diets, and that you gets eating fruits and vegetables is healthier than eating fast food. But do we – Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic included! - eat fruits and vegetables as we should? Not likely. But you are not the only one! Life interrupts our best plans! Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic is just sharing this gentle research-based reminder of the benefit eating fruits and vegetables offers Eugene 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! Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic sees many Eugene chiropractic patients who’ll love to hear this! There is developing 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 (particularly in those who ate 7 servings or more a day) decreases all-cause mortality. (1) The variety of fruits and vegetables takes on an important role in decreasing inflammation and reducing C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations as well. (2)

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE IMPROVES BMD

Lower bone mineral density (BMD) folks experiences more positive results of consuming more fruits and vegetables and a lower incidence of osteoporosis, too. Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic has in its Eugene chiropractic practice many Eugene chiropractic patients with osteoporosis who want to do something to stop, 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 fortunate! Fruit tends to be more beneficial in this concern than vegetables. At least up your fruit consumption! (3)

HOW TO UP YOUR INTAKE OF FRUITS AND VEGGIES

If you are hesitant in eating fruits and vegetables, try being kid-like. Take a chance, and allow yourself to play with your food because one article points out that sensory play is the forerunner to tasting fruits and vegetables you play with! (4) It is successful with preschool kids who tried tasting their “play” fruits and veggies! Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic would love to hear 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 plays a role in overall health and healing, specifically for a patient with arm pain.

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

Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic urges Eugene chiropractic patients to eat fruits and vegetables to decrease inflammation and potentially live longer. 
 
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