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Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper

Adelle Davis, an American author and nutritionist, said it well “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”.  According to the annual report of the International Food Information Council, while 90% of Americans know having breakfast is important for health and […]

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Aging: How old is “old”?

No two people age in exactly the same way. The US Government defines “older adulthood” at 65 years of age because they’re eligible for Medicare and Social Security. Many people choose to retire in their 50’s while others choose to continue to work and lead active lives […]

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Fever is not an illness, rather, it is a symptom of sickness and is usually a positive sign that the body is fighting infection.

Many infants and children develop high fevers with minor viral illnesses. Fever is an important part of the body’s defense against infection. Most bacteria and viruses that cause infections in people thrive best at 98.6 °F.1 The American Academy of Pediatrics describes that fever is not a […]

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Even health food stores are jumping on the deceptive marketing bandwagon.

Just because you shop at Whole-Foods or Trader Joe’s doesn’t mean you are consuming healthy products.  Webster defines Marketing – the process or technique of promoting, selling, and distributing a product or service.  Not to get too deep into this subject I would like to focus on […]

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Quality of Life Improvements and Spontaneous Lifestyle Changes in a Patient Undergoing Subluxation-Centered Chiropractic Care: A Case Study

Article Date: Feb 09, 2011 Case Study Quality of Life Improvements and Spontaneous Lifestyle Changes in a  Patient Undergoing Subluxation-Centered Chiropractic Care: A Case Study Yannick Pauli, D.C. Bio [October 11, 2006, pg 1-15] Purpose of study:  This case study is to report the improvement in quality […]

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STOP Eating Soy!

I came across this great article on soy and soy products.  We have stopped with soy products about 6 years ago when my daughter was born.  Please read this article very carefully, it is a summary from “The whole soy story”. Enjoy. By Marlene Merritt, DOM, LAc, […]

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Summer in Phoenix, can I still exercise outdoors?

    The quick answer is yes.  However, unless you are a die hard desert dweller you should get up early to enjoy the coolest part of the day.  My wife Angela does a boot camp at 5:30am and she comes home feeling revitalized and ready to […]

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Pain Pill overdose send thousands to the ER each year

Acetaminophen overdoses lead to more than 78,000 emergency room visits a year according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Consumers take acetaminophen the active ingredient in Tylenol to reduce pain or fever. People think just because it is over the counter it is safe. Labels: […]

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Immune response to spinal adjustments

Being in clinical practice for over 15 years I have seen hundreds of cases where patients immune systems where not functioning at optimal levels before care. After a few visits patients report back that their child has no more ear infections, less colds and flu’s and overall […]

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Patient testimonials

We have some new testimonials posted on the website. These are just a few patients that have made these wonderful video testimonials for Smigiel Family Chiropractic. One patient was never supposed to run again and now he is running races and just completed a 300 mile challenge […]

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Chiropractor in Phoenix

Chiropractors are health care providers trained to detect subluxations that are contributing to health challenge...

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Wellness is a process in which individuals come to a realization that they need to start making positive choices in living healthier.

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Acupuncture in Phoenix

Acupuncture is a family of procedures involving stimulation of anatomical locations on or in the skin by a variety of techniques.

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