Santa Ana Chiropractor

Nutrition CounselingSanta Ana, CA

Are you getting your daily required amount of nutrition? Do you have an understanding of which foods will support good health and which are full of empty calories? Nutritional counseling is essential for people who do not understand how the foods they eat can directly affect their general health.

Whether someone does not realize how their food choices affect their health or they feel like they do not have a lot of control over their food choices, nutritional counseling can help.

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Health-centric lifestyle

The importance of receiving professional guidance on how to develop a health-centric lifestyle should never be underrated. Two of the most important things someone can do to ensure their good health is to make good food choices and to exercise on a regular basis. The benefits that come with regular exercise and a healthy diet are huge.

People who place a focus on choosing high nutrition foods and exercising on a regular basis are doing what is necessary to bring their life into balance.

Nutritional counseling benefits

There are many benefits to seeking nutritional counseling. Food is what gives our bodies the energy it needs to properly function. When people make poor food choices, it is easy to feel tired and sluggish most, even all of the time. Poor food choices can also lead to a number of digestive issues and are one of the top reasons why people gain too much weight. Making wrong food choices can also lead to health-related issues, like migraines and high blood pressure.

This is the reason why it is essential for everyone to understand the benefits of choosing foods that are high in nutrition. When people make healthy food choices, the ensuing effects are going to be positive. Nutritional counseling is able to benefit people by teaching them about the nutrients their body needs on an everyday basis so they can feel good.

Choosing to eat foods high in nutrition:

  • Provides an increase in energy
  • Allows for better sleeping
  • Increases one’s ability to focus and concentrate
  • Support a stronger immune system
  • Lowers one’s chances of being diagnosed with a disease or disorder
  • Promotes a healthy weight
  • Lowers cholesterol levels
  • Improves blood pressure readings

Benefits of exercising

There are also benefits to proper exercise that can even increase one's lifespan. Exercising is absolutely necessary for one’s overall health and needs to occur on a regular basis in order to experience these benefits. If you need any exercising advice, we can help create an exercising treatment plan that will fit into your overall lifestyle.

While many people will choose to partake in less strenuous exercises like walking, biking and swimming, checking with a health professional when starting any type of strenuous exercise is always a recommendation. Benefits of exercising include:

  • Reduced risk of heart disease
  • Reduced high blood pressure
  • Reduced cholesterol
  • Reduced risk of depression and anxiety
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Building strong bones and muscles

Digestive issues

Any chiropractic condition has the potential to cause digestive issues. The digestive system connects to the nervous system and the nervous system is what oversees proper digestive function. When the spine is in misalignment, it can get in the way of the nervous system’s ability to make the digestive system work properly. Thus, chiropractic care can solve many of the digestive issues people are suffering from these days.

Health and wellness center

A health and wellness center will often offer patients nutritional counseling with a goal of teaching them better food choices. Empowering patients by giving them the food knowledge they need simply gives them the right tools for making the best and most nutritious food decisions. Making good food choices is a critical component of one’s ability to heal quickly, allowing them to once again be in optimal health.

Colon hydrotherapy

Nutritional counseling may include colon hydrotherapy, a health practice in which water is introduced into the large intestine to improve digestive health. Unhealthy food choices tend to include unnatural and even harmful ingredients. When these ingredients are consumed over time it can lead to digestive health issues. The water is necessary to clean out waste clinging to the colon that can cause bloating, diarrhea and other symptoms.

Once this waste is removed the colon is now clean. This allows for a healthier digestive system, which in turn allows people to feel lighter and have more energy.

Chiropractic care

Chiropractic care is one of the top alternative health care options that can help people find the pain relief they are in need of when diagnosed with back-related problems. Regular chiropractic care is often necessary for long-term health. We are able to perform the necessary spinal adjustments that can help heal patients and encourage making good food choices with regular exercise to promote the healing process.

If you are interested in learning more or wish to schedule an appointment, give us a call today.

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Hewko Chiropractic Care is located at
1701 N Main St #101
Santa Ana, CA

(714) 602-1067