knew strawberries were so beneficial? So many of us eat them just to enjoy
their flavor! Strawberries are also packed with nutrition and have the endorsement of Amelia Chiropractic Clinic
as additions to the Fernandina Beach treatment plan! Spinal nutrition
is key to many of our chiropractic patients while a general
nutrition tip like “Eat some strawberries!” advances our
goal to be as healthy as possible.
In a large study of 49,493 women and 27,842 men,
researchers reported that a higher consumption
of total flavonoids was linked to lower
odds of subjective cognitive decline. Flavonoid rich foods consist of
strawberries in addition to oranges, citrus fruits and juices,
apples, pears, celery, peppers, and bananas. (1) The chemical structure
of one particular strawberry type, Romina, was found beneficial in reducing
and delaying the production of certain factors that are linked
to Alzheimer’s. (2) As we age, we all want to maintain
our cognitive faculties to be as sharp as possible.
Postmenopausal women also want
to keep their bone as strong as possible! Postmenopausal issues for women include
bone remodeling and resorption that are faster than bone
formation resulting in reduced bone
mineral density and associated high blood pressure as well as a greater
risk of osteoporosis and fracture. Consuming freeze-dried strawberry powder increased
insulin-like growth factor-1 (an important hormone in bone
formation) in postmenopausal women with pre/stage-1 hypertension. (3) We present
research like this with our Fernandina Beach female
chiropractic patients so they can keep ahead of these problems.
Cardiometabolic issues – cardiovascular/renal/liver issues,
diabetes, etc. - can potentially impact all our Fernandina Beach
chiropractic patients. We definitely want to keep ahead of
these issues if at all possible. A recent study reported
that consuming strawberries for 4 weeks significantly improved antioxidant
status, endothelial function, and inflammation (tumor necrosis factor-α) in
adults with cardiometabolic risks. (4) These issues often accompany
aging, so we want to be wise as we age and manage our bodies as naturally as we can, a goal of
Fernandina Beach chiropractic care.
Aging even impacts our teeth! Our aging (discolored/weakened)
teeth reflect our habits: smoking, drinking tea
and coffee, taking antibiotics, and even using commercially accessible
whiteners that contain hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide (too
much). A new study offered research support for natural, milder,
safer teeth-whiteners like strawberries, lemons, oranges, and other fruits. (5)
Amelia Chiropractic Clinic knows our chiropractic patients
would like these teeth whiteners!
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Make your Fernandina Beach chiropractic
appointment today. Bring some strawberries! We’ll enjoy a few together! Or just bring yourself and any other
healthy nutrition tip you’ve found that benefits you.
See you soon!