West Des Moines 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 daily? Executive Chiropractic of Iowa encourages this daily eating habit! And Executive Chiropractic of Iowa gets that you know fruits and vegetables are healthy foods, that you recognizes vegetables and fruit should be staples of your West Des Moines healthy diets, and that you gets eating fruits and vegetables is healthier than eating fast food. But do we – Executive Chiropractic of Iowa included! - eat fruits and vegetables like we should? Unlikely. But you are not alone! Life distracts our best intentions! Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is just letting you in on this kind research-based reminder of the help eating fruits and vegetables offers West Des Moines 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 allow you to live longer! Executive Chiropractic of Iowa knows many West Des Moines chiropractic patients who will love to read this! There is developing evidence that fruit and vegetable consumption influences all-cause mortality. In a study of over 6000 people over 6 years, consuming more fruits and vegetables (especially 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 lowering C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations, too. (2)

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE IMPROVES BMD

Lower bone mineral density (BMD) folks see more positive results of eating more fruits and vegetables and a lower incidence of osteoporosis, too. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa sees many West Des Moines chiropractic patients with osteoporosis who want to do something to halt, treat and prevent it. In one study, the more fruits and vegetables consumed, the higher the BMD and lesser the osteoporosis risk in middle and older age folks. And for those who may not be lovers of vegetables, you’re in luck! Fruit tends to be more advantageous in this regard than vegetables. At least up your fruit intake! (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 let yourself play with your food as 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! Executive Chiropractic of Iowa 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 plays a role in general health and healing, specifically for a patient with arm pain.

Schedule an appointment today with your West Des Moines chiropractor and explore other ways to perk up your daily nutritional intake of fruits and vegetables for the sake of your body’s health and longevity.

Executive Chiropractic of Iowa urges West Des Moines chiropractic patients to eat fruits and vegetables to decrease inflammation and potentially live longer. 
 
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