Author: Spaulding Chiropractic Clinic

The Irrational Fear of “Starvation Mode”

The Irrational Fear of Starvation Mod Whenever I discuss the benefits of Intermittent Fasting (IF) with patients, one question always comes up: “Won’t fasting cause my body to go into starvation mode?” It’s important to point out that old ideas can be repeated over and over until we accept the ideas as truth. The “truth”  many of us have come to believe is we must eat frequently (often 6-8 times/day) or our metabolism will suddenly grind to a halt and cause us to gain weight over the long term. Contrary to this notion, IF actually increases your metabolic rate in...

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Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting in Fairbanks, AK

Lose Weight with Intermittent Fasting (IF)  Intermittent fasting (IF) is a tremendous tool for health and weight loss.  It is important to understand that IF is not a diet, but rather a very simple technique of meal timing. Intermittent fasting divides your day into two parts; a period of time that you eat (the eating window) and a period of time that you take in no calories. IF is very flexible and has many health benefits, including improved mental clarity, detoxification (reduction in headaches) and improved cardiac profiles- but weight loss, however, is the most immediate benefit. IF is...

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Make Laziness Work for You

In this week’s blog, we are going to discuss a very important concept and take advantage of one of our own human weaknesses….laziness. Read on to find out how to get laziness to work for you. First, let’s review some  key points and expand a little bit: 1. Our genes are ancient and designed to function in an environment that existed from 500 generations ago up to 2.5 million years ago. 2. Our genes have changed minimally since then, therefore our best shot at a healthy diet comes from eating foods that would have been found in our distant...

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Lose Weight in Fairbanks, AK

 It Really Is This Easy To Lose Weight in Fairbanks, AK There is nothing that will affect your overall health more than maintaining a healthy weight. At Spaulding Chiropractic, we see the loss of health and quality of life  associated with being overweight in many of our patients. Type II diabetes develops as we move away from a healthy weight and has become an epidemic in the West, with children now being affected at a high rate. We often see stories in the newspaper that show obesity rates on the rise and predicted to be much higher in the...

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The Road To Health

Where Are We Going? If you aren’t sure how to be proactive about being healthy, let me help teach you the basic principles. I promise you that what you will learn is both easy and fun. Even better than that, you will enjoy all the benefits of improved health…..more energy, a healthy weight, and a regaining of passion for life. My prime intention in this blog is to cover the most important aspects of health.  Of prime importance are what we eat, the amount of movement we give our bodies every day, and also our mental state. When you...

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