Your Diet and Chiropractic Care
Your chiropractor is trained in nutrition and how diet effects your health and overall well being. To your chiropractor, nutrition comprises more than simply three meals a day. The chiropractic profession views nutrition as the materials needed to maintain your health, and includes the vitamin, mineral, and tissue building quality of what you eat. Some foods should be avoided, while others consumed more frequently. You should consult your chiropractor directly for your specific nutrient requirements, but here is a general list to consider.
You should avoid:
White refined sugar and candy
Smoking and alcohol
Caffeine, found in coffee and cola drinks
"Junk Foods", and empty calories
Salt and foods high in salt content
You should increase your intake of:
Fruits and vegetables
Whole grain breads and cereals
Lean cut red meats
Fish and poultry
Skim milk and low fat dairy products
Remember, your specific condition may require special dietary requirements, consultant your local chiropractor.