More and more parents are seeking chiropractic care for their children. Many spinal problems seen in adults began as early as birth. Even so called ‘natural’ birthing methods can stress an infant’s spine and developing nervous system. The resulting irritation to the nervous system caused by spinal and cranial misalignment can be the cause of [...]
About Spencer CharletDr. Spencer Charlet is a chiropractic physician at Active Spine Chiropractic. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida then went on to earn his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida, where he graduated summa cum lade.
Have you heard the saying, “You are what you eat”? This statement could not be more true. Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. What we eat greatly affects the status of our health. If we consume foods grossly inadequate in the proper nutrients we need, our [...]
Trail mix is a mixture of dried fruit and nuts eaten as a snack food, originally by hikers and campers. Therefore, it appears to be a great snack while hiking. Horace Kephart wrote about the beneficial weight-to-energy ratio of nuts, nut butters, and dried fruit in his 1906 book titled Camping and Woodcraft. Perhaps even [...]
When eating, should you save the best bite for last? If you are like me, the answer is yes! But, are we doing what is best for our body? Eating foods in a certain order can drastically reduce your insulin response. Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas, which regulates the amount of glucose [...]
Do you make dinner reservations in time for the early bird specials, or are you more of a late night snacker? Either way works as long as you are wrapping up dinner about three hours before bed time. Eating three hours before you turn in for the night will ensure your best chance at a [...]