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New Roads Healthy Phytonutrients in Late Summer Veggies & Fruits

Vegetable or Fruit? Tomato? Zucchini? Green Beans? Alright! The green beans are a freebie. They’re vegetables! But the tomato and zucchini are actually fruits though they’re manytimes used in dishes thought to be vegetable based. No big deal! New Roads Chiropractic Center does not mind a bit. A healthy New Roads chiropractic treatment plan incorporates them all…right along with the spinal manipulation. As long as you enjoy eating fruits and vegetables filled with phytonutrients, you are being kind to your body! And late summer in the northern hemisphere at any rate is the perfect time to relish these fresh-from-the-garden delights!

PHYTONUTRIENTS

Your New Roads chiropractor has a fondness for phytonutrients! Fruits and vegetables are packed with phytonutrients, nature’s natural chemicals that shield plants from bugs, fungi, germs, and other such troubles. We humans eat these fruits and vegetables and benefit from their phytonutrients, too! The more than 25,000 phytonutrients keep the body in good working shape and help avert disease. Phytonutrients you have likely heard of include carotenoids (red, orange and yellow color-creating), flavonoids (cancer-preventing, asthma/cancer/heart disease risk-reducing), and reservatrol (anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, heart disease and cancer preventing). (1) New Roads Chiropractic Center purports that eating all the fresh fruits and vegetables this season will be good for us all.

New Roads CHIROPRACTIC NUTRITION TIP: ENJOY FALL FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Lots of New Roads farmers and backyard gardeners are generously giving away their harvest! Tomatoes, zucchini and beans are plentiful! Take advantage of the tomatoes’ nutrients like potassium, vitamin C and vitamin A and phytonutrients that may decrease prostate cancer risk, reinforce heart and eyesight health, safeguard skin against sun damage. (2) A new study just reported on the benefit of eating more tomatoes, cruciferous vegetables, garlic, and citrus fruits in decreasing colorectal cancer. (3) Green beans serve up vitamins K, C, A and B’s folate, riboflavin, thiamin and minerals copper and magnesium to support brain function, cellular damage repair, and bone health. All that in so few calories loaded with good protein! (4) Zucchini offers much the same – few calories, high protein, many vitamins (C, B6, A, folate, riboflavin and thiamin) plus manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium. As a matter of fact, a cup of zucchini provides 24% of the daily need for vitamin C! That’s good for cell protection, cancer prevention, better skin. (5) Don’t turn down those garden gifts! Enjoy some tasty phytonutrients in these late summer harvest goodies. New Roads Chiropractic Center cannot think of a better way to complement your body’s health! Good nutrition and a good chiropractic treatment go together well!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen and Cheri Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as they illustrate their successful incorporation of nutrition and Cox® Technic to help patients feel better.

Schedule your New Roads chiropractic appointment now. We care about the health of your spine and your body! Fruit? Vegetable? Doesn’t matter! Eat them up! Enjoy these phytonutrient marvels that can only boost your healthy chiropractic treatment plan.

 
New Roads Chiropractic Center shares research on the benefits of phytonutrient-filled fruits and vegetables.  
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