knew strawberries were so beneficial? So many of us eat them just to enjoy
their flavor! Strawberries are also packed with nutrition and have the endorsement of The Novelli Wellness Center
as additions to the Buffalo, NY treatment plan! Spinal nutrition
is central to many of our chiropractic patients while a general
nutrition tip like “Eat some strawberries!” advances our
goal to be as healthy as possible.
In a large study of 49,493 women and 27,842 men,
researchers discovered that the higher intake
of total flavonoids was associated with lesser risk of subjective cognitive decline. Flavonoid rich foods consist of
strawberries as well as oranges, citrus fruits and juices,
apples, pears, celery, peppers, and bananas. (1) The chemical make-up
of one particular type of strawberry, Romina, was found beneficial in reducing
and delaying the production of certain factors that are linked
to Alzheimer’s. (2) As we age, we all desire to keep our cognition as sharp as possible.
Postmenopausal women also desire keeping their bones as strong as possible! Postmenopausal issues for women include
bone remodeling and resorption that are faster than bone
formation resulting in reduced bone
mineral density and associated high blood pressure and a greater
risk of osteoporosis and fracture. Consuming freeze-dried strawberry powder raised
insulin-like growth factor-1 (a vital hormone in bone
formation) in postmenopausal women with pre/stage-1 hypertension. (3) We present
information like this with our Buffalo, NY female
chiropractic patients so they can keep ahead of these issues.
Cardiometabolic issues – cardiovascular/renal/liver issues,
diabetes, etc. - can potentially impact all our Buffalo, NY
chiropractic patients. We definitely want to keep ahead of
these issues if at all possible. A recent study reported
that consuming strawberries for 4 weeks significantly improved antioxidant
status, endothelial function, and inflammation (tumor necrosis factor-α) in
adults with cardiometabolic risks. (4) These issues often accompany
aging, so we want to be sensible as we age and take
care of our bodies as naturally as possible, a goal of
Buffalo, NY chiropractic care.
Aging even affects our teeth! Our aging (discolored/weakened)
teeth reveal our habits: smoking, drinking tea
and coffee, taking antibiotics, and even using commercially available
whiteners that contain hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide (too
much). A new study offered research support for natural, milder,
safer teeth-whiteners like strawberries, lemons, oranges, and other fruits. (5)
The Novelli Wellness Center is confident that our chiropractic patients
would enjoy these teeth whiteners!
CONTACT The Novelli Wellness Center
Make your Buffalo, NY chiropractic
appointment soon. Bring a few strawberries! We
will enjoy a few together! Or just bring yourself and any other
healthy nutrition tip you’ve found that benefits you.
See you soon!