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Diabetes and How the Paleo Diet Can Help

“Let Food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates What is a Paleo Diet? The Paleo Diet is one of the latest and hottest lifestyle trends to date. Celebrities endorse it some and restaurants are starting to serve Paleo style foods to keep their customers satisfied. The Term “Paleo” is short for Paleolithic...

The Weekly Adjusted #5- Headaches and Chiropractic

Research shows that spinal manipulation – one of the primary treatments provided by doctors of chiropractic – may be an effective treatment option for tension headaches and headaches that originate in the neck. A 2014 report in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT) found that interventions commonly used in chiropract...

Fitness Wedsdays - 5 Exercises X 10, 10 Rounds

Visit our youtube channel for more workouts. This is my warm up routine, something I do before my workouts. Do this 10x and enjoy a phenomenal routine Pushups 10x Jumping jacks 10x Burpees 1x Lunges 10x Air Squats 10x Repeat for 10 rounds Pro-Holistic Care Healthy.Happy. Fun

3 Tips to Motivate Yourself to Lose Weight

#1. Define your Goals: Clearly define all the reasons you want to lose weight and write them down. This will help you stay committed and motivated to reach your weight loss goals. Try to read through them daily and use them as a reminder when tempted to stray from your weight loss plans. Your reasons could include preventing diabetes, keeping...

Intermittent Fasting and Internal Cleansing

Supplement manufacturers these days release all sorts of detox supplements that supposedly flush harmful toxins that have built up in your body as a result of years of poor dietary choices. Why waste your money on pricey supplements that may not even work when you can get the same benefits through an intermittent fast that costs you nothing? The body expends...

The Weekly Adjustment #4- Chiropractic Purpose

Chiropractic is a natural form of health care that uses spinal adjustments to correct these misalignments and restore proper function to the nervous system, helping your body to heal naturally. Chiropractic doesn't use drugs or surgery. Rather, a chiropractic spinal adjustment-the application of a precise force to a specific part of the spinal segment-correc...

Not Exercising: Worse than Obesity

You lead a busy life. Between work, socializing, family commitments, and a home to take care of, you probably don’t have a lot of time to spare. So what tends to fall by the wayside? Oftentimes, any motivation to exercise. When you get home late in the evening, the last thing you may feel like doing is changing into workout gear and exercising for an h...

Should you workout on an empty stomach?

Different people work out best under different circumstances, and deciding whether someone should eat before training can be like telling them what time of day to work out or which diet they should follow—it largely depends on what works best for the individual. But it is time to dismantle some old myths. Contrary to popular belief, r...

The Weekly Adjustment #3 - Adjustment and Digestion

Over $80 billion is spent each year on drugs to relieve heartburn, acid reflux, bloating, gas, irritable bowel, constipation, diarrhea and other digestive disorders. These symptoms of abnormal digestive are becoming increasingly more prevalent in our society. Science and research have shown that chiropractic care offers a powerful solution to this modern-day...

Fitness Wednesdays - 200 Dynamic Abs Routine

ABDOMINAL ROUTINE CRUTCHES X20 ELBOWS LEG UPS X20 LEG HANGING OBLIQUES 20XEA HALF BURPEES 20X 2 ROUNDS FOR 200 ABS ALWAYS CONSULT BEFORE STARTING ANY EXERCISE ROUTINE.

Monday Vblog#2 - Lower You Risk of Diabetes Type 2

I mentioned in the last video how Intermittent Fasting (IF) is a lifestyle strategy to lose weight but more important to keep and help regain your health. IF will make you eat fewer meals. That means you will end up taking in fewer calories; unless of course, if you compensate by eating much more during the other meals. Additionally, intermittent fasting en...

HIIT Exercise: Anti Aging Strategy

Have you seeing one of Dr. Vargas Fitness Wednesdays workouts videos? We put them together utilizing the science of high intensity interval training (HIIT). Compared to other types of exercise, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is the most efficient way to boost cardiorespiratory fitness, improve your metabolism, and maintain muscle. A new study from...

The Weekly Adjustment VBlog#2 - Chiropractic and Epigenetics

Dynamic Chiropractic – January 1, 2013, Vol. 31, Issue 01 By Christopher Kent, DC, Esq. "It is now recognized that the environment, and more specifically, our perception (interpretation) of the environment, directly controls the activity of our genes. Environment controls gene activity through a process known as epigenetic control.&...

7 Minutes Cardio Routine

Enjoy this follow along exercise: Be cautious when starting any exercise routine. More information on Pro-Holistic Care

BENEFITS OF VITAMIN B12 (COBALAMIN)

Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin that serves as an aid to the nervous system and plays a vital role in red blood cell formation and DNA synthesis. Ultimately it is responsible for normal neurological functions and beneficial for overall health. Vitamin B12 is considered a unique vitamin based off of its structure and absorption into the body. It&rsq...

Fasting, Weight Loss and Hormones

"Leptin and ghrelin are two hormones that have been recognized to have a major influence on energy balance. Leptin is a mediator of long-term regulation of energy balance, suppressing food intake and thereby inducing weight loss. The other hormone, Ghrelin is a fast-acting hormone, seemingly playing a role in meal initiation. As a growing number of peop...