As the New Year came and went, we took stock of the passing year and look ahead with high hopes. For many of us, this means setting goals for a balanced, healthier lifestyle. We all want to live fuller, happier, healthier lives, but once you’ve made your list of resolutions, where do you begin? There are simple changes that you can make now that will lead to a healthier future.
Nutrition counseling is a great place to start. We get so many messages in the media each day about fad diets and nutrition, and knowing which plans and foods are best for you can be confusing. A nutritionist will review your medical history, ask about your daily food choices, and tailor a plan based on your nutritional needs, activity level, and schedule. Your plan will also address any medical issues you may currently have, as well as serving as a preventative for diseases that have been linked to poor diet. Your nutritionist can also help you learn about making better food choices in restaurants and when you’re on the go. Having simple, personalized nutrition information empowers you with what you need to make lasting improvements in your health.
Chiropractic treatment is another valuable way to invest in your health. Doctors of chiropractic believe that our bodies have an ability to heal themselves. Through spinal manipulation, chiropractors work to keep your spine, muscles, and nerves healthy and working together to allow your body to function at its optimum level. Chiropractors also counsel patients on exercise, nutrition, and work and lifestyle changes. This complete approach to care has been shown to reduce the need for drugs and surgery, and is an excellent option at every stage of life.
In deciding what steps you’ll take to invest in your health, be sure to include massage therapy. Regular deep-tissue massage is a relaxing and enjoyable way to live a healthier lifestyle. Regular deep-tissue massage improves blood pressure and helps heal sore, tired muscles. Massage helps your body eliminate toxins from muscle tissue, which allows you to heal better and faster. Over time, regular massage breaks down scar tissue that can lead to aches, pains, and inflammation. It is also a great way to incorporate regular relaxation into your routine, which promotes better mental health.
Make the best of 2016 by investing in your health. With a focus on nutrition, and making simple adjustments to your routine, you can have a lasting positive effect on your overall health. The professionals at Balanced Health & Wellness have the information and services to put you on a path to a more balanced, healthier lifestyle. Call 248.397.8122 today and get started.