Nutrition, physical exercise and a healthy interior motivation are the primary instruments of your body’s self defence. When dealing with physical impairments, it deserves extra attention.
What you eat will strengthen your immune system and the right kind of activity can take care of regeneration and vitality.
This is why at Chiropractie Leiden we will also address these important aspects of our health and recovery.
We encourage all patients to exercise regularly to improve the overall health and wellness. For those of you who need the extra guidance and care, we work closely with the personal trainers of local heathclubs such as Jetts, Vlietlijn and SportCity Leiden). They are able to set up specific exercise programmes after consulting with your chiropractor about your limitations and fitness goals.
We also gladly share with you interesting information on nutrition:
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- Vitamin D and autism: clinical review.
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- Vitamin D inhibits Monocyte/Macrophage Proinflammatory Cytokine Production by Targeting MAPK Phosphatase-1.
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- Achieving Hunter-gatherer Fitness in the 21st Century: Back to the Future.
James H. O’Keefe, MD, Robert Vogel, MD, Car J. Lavie, MD, Loren Cordain, PhD
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- Metabolic and physiologic improvements from consuming a paleolithic, hunter-gatherer type diet.
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- Vitamin D deficiency and risk of cardiovascular disease.
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- Nutritional Mechanisms that Influence Cardiovascular Disease.
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- Blackberry, Black Raspberry, Blueberry, Cranberry, Red Raspberry and Strawberry extracts inhibit growth and stimulate apoptosis of human cancer cell in vitro.
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- Curcumin suppresses the paclitaxel-induced nuclear factor-kappa B pathway in breast cancer cells and inhibits lung metastasis of human breast cancer in nude mice.
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- Calcium, dairy products and bone health in children and young adults: A reevaluation of the evidence.
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- Intensive lifestyle changes may affect the progression of prostate cancer.
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- An evolutionary perspective on human physical activity: implications on health.Eaton, B.S.Comp
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- Inflammation and cancer.
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- Potasium, magnesium and fruit and vegetable intakes are associated with greater bone mineral density in eldery men and women.
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- Why drinking green tea could prevent cancer.
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