West Des Moines Chiropractor | (515) 309-3791

E.P. True Chiropractic

Home/E.P. True Chiropractic

About E.P. True Chiropractic

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far E.P. True Chiropractic has created 66 blog entries.
9 03, 2020

Bread-less Swedish Meatballs

By |2020-03-27T02:23:17+00:00March 9th, 2020|Dinner Recipes|0 Comments

When your kids want Swedish Meatballs, make them grain-free with almond flour. Plus, almond flour adds health protein. Ingredients 2 lbs grass-fed ground beef 1 cup organic chicken broth 1 organic egg 1 organic egg yolk 1/4 cup almond meal 1 tsp dried parsley 1/4 large onion, grated 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 1/8 tsp fresh ground nutmeg (hint: keep them in the freezer and grate them with a microplane) Instructions Mix all ingredients [...]

7 03, 2020

12 Quick Ways to Add Greens to Your Diet

By |2020-03-27T02:05:18+00:00March 7th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

The Many Benefits of Vegetables Why Don’t We Eat More Greens? Only 1 in 10 American adults meet fruit and vegetable recommendations. More specifically, only 9.3% of adults eat enough vegetables daily. 7 of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States are from chronic diseases including heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Eating plenty of green vegetables every day can help reduce your risk of those and other diseases. Consider heart disease. One analysis [...]

27 02, 2020

Egg Roll in a Bowl with Creamy Chili Sauce

By |2020-02-27T23:31:50+00:00February 27th, 2020|Dinner Recipes|0 Comments

The flavors of an egg roll without the unhealthy deep-fried wrapper Using coleslaw mix means prep is super simple. Topping it all with a spicy mayo takes this egg roll in a bowl recipe, or “crack slaw” recipe, to the next level! No added sweeteners, grains, gluten, or soy. Perfect for those with allergies or who are just trying to eat healthily! Made in one skillet, so fewer dishes!  Prep Time: 5 minutes  Cook Time: 20 minutes  Total Time: 25 minutes  Servings 4 people [...]

25 02, 2020

Essential Nutrients 101: Your Guide to Nutrition, What You Need, and the Science of Why

By |2020-02-25T16:27:57+00:00February 25th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

Essential Nutrients Carbohydrates Protein Fat Vitamins Minerals Water Experts classify nutrients as “essential” because your body cannot make them, yet requires these nutrients for growth, maintenance, repair, and so much more. “Essential nutrients are compounds that the body can’t make or can’t make in sufficient quantity,” says Mandy Ferriera. “According to the World Health Organization, these nutrients must come from food, and they’re vital for disease prevention, growth, and good health.” Essential nutrients can be grouped into six [...]

24 02, 2020

Stop Being Tricked by Misleading Food Labels

By |2020-02-28T03:51:24+00:00February 24th, 2020|Healthy Lifestyle|0 Comments

Most Processed Foods Don’t Make the Cut Food Labels Can Be Confusing Step 1: Pay Attention to Nutrition Facts Step 2: Read Ingredients Food Labels Can Be Especially Tricky with Snacking In a perfect world, you would only eat whole, unprocessed foods. These foods come from the ground, a tree, or an animal. Broccoli, raw almonds, and an apple are all real foods nature-packed with nutrients. Here’s the reality: You live a busy life. Whole, [...]

22 02, 2020

What Happens at a Chiropractic Adjustment and What to Expect After

By |2020-03-10T16:50:40+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Chiropractic Care|0 Comments

Americans are Going to the Chiropractor Science Supports Chiropractic Care The Spine is Your Lifeline Spinal Misalignment and Chiropractic Care What to Expect During Your First Chiropractic Visit People visit chiropractors for many reasons. Maybe you have back or neck pain. Perhaps headaches sabotage many of your days, preventing you from focusing on work or family duties. Or joint aches could limit your mobility so workouts feel more painful. Chiropractic care can benefit everyone for [...]

17 02, 2020

What is Cholesterol?

By |2020-02-11T18:20:19+00:00February 17th, 2020|Heart|0 Comments

Have You Had Your Cholesterol Levels Checked? What You Need to Know About Cholesterol Determining Whether You Have High Cholesterol What Causes High Cholesterol? High Cholesterol isn’t the Whole Story How to Lower Cholesterol Naturally If you have a risk for heart disease or another condition potentially triggered by high cholesterol, your doctor might ask you to lower your cholesterol levels. The debate about how much of a role cholesterol plays in heart disease and other problems, [...]

11 02, 2020

How to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

By |2020-02-11T18:02:38+00:00February 11th, 2020|Heart|0 Comments

Determining Your Risk of Heart Disease You Can Have a Healthy Heart At Any Age Your heart pumps blood throughout the body, carrying oxygen and nutrients to your brain and other organs so they can perform optimally. When something blocks that flow, your heart can’t efficiently pump blood. Your body initially has ways to compensate for this heart failure. Over time, the heart can no longer keep up with the body’s demands to pump blood.1 [...]

10 02, 2020

The Science of Chiropractic

By |2020-03-10T15:52:14+00:00February 10th, 2020|Chiropractic Care|0 Comments

Your Spine is Your Lifeline The Shape and Function of the Spine The Spine and Your Nervous System How the Spine Becomes Damaged The Science of Chiropractic Care for Your Spine Your body is like a science project. It is filled with cells; bones; muscles; tissues; organs; and your brain. Your spine, however, often becomes a critical but often-overlooked part of a healthy life. Consider all the many roles this vertebral structure plays in overall health. Your spine: [...]

7 02, 2020

16 Ways to Relieve Stress

By |2020-02-24T11:16:44+00:00February 7th, 2020|Mindset, Stress|0 Comments

How Stress Affects the Body 16 Natural Stress Relief Strategiescture Stress is often classified as a negative emotion, but a certain amount of stress can make you more resilient to life’s challenges and obstacles. “[T]he right amount of stress—whelmed but not overwhelmed—can be a great motivator,” says Susan David, Ph.D., in Emotional Agility, “As uncomfortable as it feels at times, it’s the stress that keeps us moving forward.” Stress kept us alive when a saber-tooth tiger wanted [...]

Go to Top