Hey everybody, Doctor Christopher Hood here, and let’s get started on your health reset! The first thing I advise everyone to do is cut out all processed food. Processed foods are manmade in a laboratory. They literally sit in laboratories and design food based on its taste and its shelf life. So they can make money selling you processed food over a long time period, but not once do they talk about its nutritional value or its abilities to increase your life or your health, its all about making it taste good and prolonging its shelf life so they can keep making more money. Anything that comes in a box, so that rice that you can cook up in five minutes, or the mac and cheese dinners. Food in a box in the middle in the grocery store, is the first thing you need to cut out. Any processed food, anything when you read the label that you can’t pronounce it, you shouldn’t put in your body. When you eat chemicals, your body has to process those chemicals and the process of that has to take filtration from your liver. Your liver gets a problem over years of doing it and it will cause damage over time. Cut out processed food. Shop on the outside of the grocery store, where you have the vegetables, where you have the meats. The easiest way to think about it is that if it grows on the planet, it’s good for your health. When I talk about that people say “Oh my gosh, organic food?! It is so expensive. I can’t afford that.” Let’s shift your mindset here, the truth here is if eating healthy food saves you one long term proscription medication or one hospital stay, it literally pays for itself. So, I’m not talking about spending all your hard earn money on organic groceries that you have to buy at some expensive store. I’m saying shift into a mindset where you’re eating real food that grows on the planet, vegetables, proteins, things that are actually increasing vitality. And shift away from food in the box that is processed in a wrapper. Because when you eat that your body doesn’t know what to do with it and its toxic long term. So, cut out processed food and start eating real foo that naturally grows on the planet.
Hopefully you’re getting information that can start moving you in the right direction.
Once again, I’m doctor Christopher Hood and God Bless.
Hey everybody. Are you tired all the time? Like, you get up and you’re tired and you get through your day and you’re tired? And you wake up and you need coffee to revive, then at lunch time you need caffeinated soda to revive? And at dinnertime you hardly have enough energy to be with your family?
If you suffer from that I can help. I’m Doctor Christopher Hood from Hood Chiropractic and today I know right now at this stage, as you’re working through the month, you’re like “I’m getting my health back on track. I’m exercising now. I’ve been losing a couple pounds. I’m eating right” It’s January, it’s a new year, we want to be building that. You guys are working through that right now. Now’s the time to implement something that I call, Food Timing. See, I’m going to blow your mind with this information. Cause most of us are taught when growing up that we need to eat and balance carbohydrates, proteins and fats at every meal. Like “if I balance this stuff every day and like at breakfast I need to ratio that and lunch I need to-“ We’ve even heard diets like that, it’s not true. The truth is your body needs different sources of fuel at different times during the day. SO, what we have to do to really maximize our weight lost and our fitness and our bodies changing, we need to actually time what you’re eating at different times. Let me explain, so, food timing. Your body is prominently made out of proteins and fats. So, when you sleep at night, we’ll start with dinner and we’ll work our way through to breakfast. When you’re sleeping at night, you need building blocks to rebuild your health and rebuild our strength. So your last meal of the day should be really high in proteins and really high in good healthy fats. That’s kind of counter to what the Standard American Diet is. You’ve heard me call that sad before. The Standard American Diet is a lot of carbohydrates, lots of pasta, loading up at the end of the day cause you probably haven’t eaten all day long. So, the last meal of the day, if you want to super charge your fitness at this stage of the game, last meal of the day, high in proteins, high in healthy fats like avocado, nuts or seeds and lots and lots of green leafy vegetables. No calories there, that’s your last meal. Your body’s than rebuilding all night long, it’s been utilizing energy, to use those proteins and fat to build healthy strong cells, muscles, tissues, heart, lungs, whatever. So, your first meal of the day needs to replenish your energy supply. So, that should be good carbohydrates. No proteins no fats, good carbohydrates. What do I mean? No pancakes with butter and syrup, were talking about oatmeal with almond slivers on it, little bit of natural honey, or we could use a sweet potato here. I know it’s not chic right now to be eating a sweet potato for breakfast. But that’s what we’re taking about. First meal of the day we’re replenishing that energy. I prefer the oatmeal, gluten free, steal cut oatmeal. It works really good, you can put some dry fruit in there, like raises, dried cherries, something like that. Then your lunch meal. Your lunch meal should really be the traditional dinner meal. That’s when you’re going to balance your carbohydrates, like some good aromatic rice. I would stay away from the pastas, but some vegetables and proteins. So, the balance of the carbohydrates, proteins and fats are there. Now if you really want to pour kerosene on the fat burning fire here, the other thing you’re going to do is you’re going to snack during the day because the more you eat, I’ve talked about this in a previous blog, but the number one user of energy in the human body is digestion. So, if you’ve gone through the fasting stages we’ve talked about and now you want to start eating more meals to keep that digestion cranking. You’ll do the breakfast meal than you’ll do a snack. You’re going to eat now every two to three hours. So your first snack is going to be high in carbohydrates, that’s where you’re going to have an apple or a fruit. Then the lunch meal is going to be the balance. So, you’re working towards cutting out the carbohydrates and moving towards proteins, fats and vegetables for dinner. So, you’re afternoon snack would be nuts or seed or even broccoli, or pees or green beans, raw vegetables would be fine there, or steamed vegetables for the afternoon snack. And then what we talked about for dinner. And if you’re really still hungry after dinner, that’s when in my family instated the protein shacks. We use protein shakes there, blend it in with a lot of ice, makes it feel like it’s a milkshake. That’s the goal there. Food Timing, it’s key to keeping your weight loss and your health building as we work through the month.
It’s a pleasure to serve you guys, again, Dr. Christopher Hood from Hood Chiropractic. It’s all good in the hood. God bless you guys and I’ll talk to you again soon.
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