Optimal Health and Well-Being
The balance of physical activity, nutrition and mental well-being is key to optimal health and recovery. We guide our patients toward optimal health and well-being through education on the use and role of food and food ingredients and best practices for enhanced quality of life.
Clean eating can make a significant difference in how well you feel and move.
According to the Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org), a few studies have found that people who eat diets high in fiber have lower C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in their blood. CRP is a marker of inflammation that’s been linked to diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease and diabetes.
Some foods such as gluten can trigger a powerful autoimmune response that damages the small intestine and affects its ability to absorb nutrients. Along with gastrointestinal symptoms people can experience inflammation in other tissues causing joint pain/inflammation.
Poor nutrition and toxic build up in the gut can cause the following symptoms:
- Joint pain
- Muscle pain
- Poor immunity
- Changes in mood
- Abdominal pain
- Poor digestion (constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, indigestion)
- Skin issues/acne
- Difficulty sleeping
- Food sensitivities
- Increased swelling