Tag: nutrition

Nutrition & TBI: A Guide to Vitamins

by James Heuer After a Traumatic Brain Injury, metabolic changes affect the brain’s recovery. It is not uncommon for inflammation, changes in energy, gastrointestinal tract function, and insulin resistance to occur within a TBI patient’s brain. It is crucial for the victim of a TBI to treat with enteral nutrition, ...

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The Potential of Ketogenic Diet for TBI

by Jonathan Chung, DC Ketogenic diets have become popular within mainstream culture as a controversial methodology to promote health and weight loss. This dietary approach that emphasizes a diet high in fats with very-low carbohydrates was popularized by Dr. Robert Atkins for weight loss. While the benefits of keto for ...

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The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief This handy guide helps you avoid the “Dirty Dozen,” the non-organic fruits and vegetables that are highest in pesticide residues, and choose non-organic items from the “Clean Fifteen” list. The Dirty Dozen These foods tested positive for a number of different pesticide residues and contained higher ...

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You Are What You Eat

by Dr. Shane Steadman, DC, DACNB, DCBCN, CNS Our brain is the most metabolically-active organ in the body. In a resting state, the brain utilizes about 20% of the body’s energy. Even when we are sleeping, the brain is active with processing and transmitting information. Food and nutrition play a ...

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From the Editor

Can you believe summer is half over already? As we slowly begin to return to our first sense of normalcy since the pandemic began, it’s important to acknowledge the fact we all managed to survive a year and a half of isolation and disrupted life — Way to be resilient! ...

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