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…

What is Rock tape? Local Santa Clara Chiropractor explains

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Kinesiology Tape Kinesiology tape, commonly known as Rock tape can do wonders when applied correctly. Though simple in concept, the effects of taping can be multifaceted. At the most basic level, the adhesive properties of the latex free tape separate the dermis layer of the skin from the muscle layer. This assists in relieving pressure from…

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.…

Opioid Epidemic.

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There is a new wave of drug use that has been sweeping the nation. It is apparent in every demographic in the United States. As the Center of Disease Control (CDC) reports, “overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of these prescription drugs. From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people…