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Chiropractic Care and Senior Health - CCA

Chiropractic Care and Senior Health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: May 31, 2018 Category: Healthy Aging

The end of May marks National Senior Health & Fitness Day; a day to ensure that the seniors in your life are getting the care they need. Today on our blog, we are partnering with The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance to discuss healthy aging. A common misconception is that getting older is synonymous with pain, being

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MSK 101: An Overview of Musculoskeletal Conditions - CCA

MSK 101: An Overview of Musculoskeletal Conditions

Musculoskeletal (MSK) health is an important part of your daily life. That’s why educating Canadians on the benefits of a healthy MSK system is an important priority for the CCA. As we have discussed in previous blogs, there are many ways to help prevent MSK conditions, and the more you know, the more you can

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Inflammation 101 - CCA

Inflammation 101

What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process that your body activates to respond to foreign substances. This process is in place to protect our bodies from threats such as toxins, viruses, and bacteria. It’s the reason why you might experience swelling or bruising after an injury. Sometimes inflammation persists despite the absence of foreign

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How do you spot a healthy carbohydrate? - CCA

How do you spot a healthy carbohydrate?

Last month we were discussing sugar in your diet; how too much can lead to joint inflammation, and the pros and cons of different substitutes. Now it’s time to talk about carbohydrates, which are an essential part of a healthy diet. Carbs are the most common source of energy for most living organisms. Once consumed,

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2 of the Best Sugar Substitutes - CCA

2 of the Best Sugar Substitutes

Sugar, particularly refined sugar, is present in a large amount of the foods we consume regularly. “Refined” refers to a chemical process that sugar goes through to remove impurities and, consequently, happens to remove beneficial nutrients. Too much refined sugar can lead to many health problems, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Cutting back on sugar

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