Nutrition At Corrective Chiropractic
Nutritional therapy is the process of using nutrition to heal dis-ease in the body.
Dr. Wickstrom addresses more than just diet counseling.
There is no question that the quality of foods today in the average diet is sorely lacking. In the United States, we are grossly overfed, yet undernourished!
Every day our bodies are breaking down at a rate of 24 billion cells. Hopefully (and as designed) we are rebuilding 24 billion cells per day. If not, we are degenerating. The definition of degeneration is when you are breaking down faster than you are rebuilding. The purpose of eating food is to supply the essential nutrients the body requires to build, rebuild, provide energy, and function.
Eating isn’t just filling space, satisfying the taste buds, meeting a social obligation or preventing starvation. Every physiological function in the body is dependent on specific nutrients for function. If the body does not receive proper nutrients, a function is reduced. If you put dirty gas in your car, it may still run, but not efficiently. In the body, we call that disease.
The purpose of nutritional therapy is to ascertain if there are deficiencies that are contributing to a disease or lowered function.