Fort Wayne Chiropractor Encourages Eating Fruits and Veggies to Reduce Inflammation, Osteoporosis Risk, and All-Cause Mortality08/21/2018Do you munch on vegetables and fruits? Daily? Several times a day? Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC urges this everyday eating habit! And Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC knows that you know fruits and vegetables are healthy foods, that you sees vegetables and fruit should be main parts of your Fort Wayne healthy diets, and that you gets eating fruits and vegetables is healthier than eating fast food. But do we – Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC included! - eat fruits and vegetables like we should? Unlikely. But you are not alone! Life interrupts our best plans! Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC is just letting you in on this kind research-based reminder of the benefit eating fruits and vegetables presents to Fort Wayne 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 keep you living longer! Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC knows many Fort Wayne chiropractic patients who’ll love to hear this! There is growing evidence that fruit and vegetable consumption has an effect on all-cause mortality. In a study of over 6000 people over 6 years, eating more fruits and vegetables (particularly in those who had 7 servings or more a day) reduces all-cause mortality. (1) The variety of fruits and vegetables has an important role in reducing inflammation and decreasing 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 occurrence of osteoporosis, too. Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC has in its Fort Wayne chiropractic practice many Fort Wayne chiropractic patients with osteoporosis who want to do what they can to halt, treat and prevent it. In one report, the more fruits and vegetables eaten, the higher the BMD and lower the osteoporosis risk in middle and older age folks. And for those who may not be lovers of vegetables, you’re fortunate! Fruit is more likely advantageous in this respect than vegetables. At least up your fruit intake! (3) HOW TO UP YOUR INTAKE OF FRUITS AND VEGGIES If you are undecided about eating fruits and vegetables, try being a kid again. Take a chance, and let yourself play with your food because one article states that sensory play is the forerunner to tasting fruits and vegetables you play with! (4) It works for preschool kids who tried tasting their “play” fruits and veggies! Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC would love you to share your stories if you take a stab at this! CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. Chris DeVeau on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. He shares how nutrition has a role in overall health and healing, specifically for a patient with arm pain. Schedule an appointment today with your Fort Wayne chiropractor and explore other ways to improve your daily nutritional intake of fruits and vegetables for the good of your body’s health and longevity. « View All Nutrition Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page."