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…

Scoliosis management Santa Clara CA

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  What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is often set on prior to puberty while the body is growing at a faster rate. The spine develops a sideways curvature in one or more regions of the spine. In more serious cases, the spine will also rotate triggering the ribs on one side of the body to become more…

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.…

Vitamin K explained.

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Vitamin K is one of the most underrated vitamins, but it is so important for our body function! Though vitamin K supplements are not recommended for the general public, vitamin k is important to have in diet– and it’s readily available in many foods!  Vitamin K is actually a group of fat soluble molecules also known…