Do you need CoQ10? Input from lead Santa Clara Chiropractor

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What is CoQ10? Coenzyme Q-10 is naturally found in all living organisms, it is essential for making ATP. High concentrations of CoQ10 are present in the liver, kidney, pancreas, and heart– though seafood, poultry, and meat are also prominent dietary sources of CoQ10. Dietary sources can give us around 3mg of CoQ10, though the daily…

Fiber, What Is It Good For? Top Santa Clara Chiropractor Explains

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What is Fiber? Fiber is an indigestible carbohydrate. Dietary fiber is made up of the components from plant foods the body can’t digest or absorb. Unlike most carbohydrates, fiber cannot be broken down into sugar molecules, and instead passes all the way through the digestive tract. Seemingly unimportant, fiber has been found to play a…

Magnesium

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Magnesium is an essential macro-mineral, and an integral part of a healthy diet. It is involved as a co-enzyme in over 300 metabolic interactions, ranging from fatty acid synthesis, and protein synthesis. Magnesium is also involved in transmitting nerve impulses. Overall, the body stores 25 grams of magnesium: ~50% is stored in the skeletal system.…

Diabetes and Feet?

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If you suffer from diabetes, or have a family history of diabetes, you may be confused as to why your provider always asks you to take off your shoes. Health professionals often test your nerve sensation with a monofilament, to test how finely you can sense or distinguish touch. It is important to monitor the…