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Hogg Chiropractic Center Blog

Occasional articles about health, better living and the benefits of Applied Kinesiology.

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Peanut Butter Balls

(SCD Safe) Yields 60 - 80 Balls 2 cups peanut butter, crunchy 1/3 cup honey 2 tsp. vanilla ½ cup sunflower seeds, raw 1/3 cup almonds, slivered ¼ cup walnuts, chopped (or pecans) 2 tbs. sesame seeds 1 cup coconut, shredded ½ cup raisins Mix in order given. Roll in additional sesame seeds or coconut. [...]

By | January 19th, 2013|Categories: Healthy Recipes|

CINNAMON COOKIES

(SCD safe) 4 Tablespoons butter, melted 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 cups almond flour ½ cup raisins (optional) Pecan halves (optional) Preheat oven to 275 F. Place butter in mixing bowl. Add all other ingredients, except pecans, stirring the flour in last. Form dough into 1 [...]

By | January 19th, 2013|Categories: Healthy Recipes|

Lentils, Monastery Style

(Note: lentils need to be sprouted if you're on the SCD diet) 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup lentils, dry 2 large onions, chopped 1/4 cup parsley 1 carrot, chopped 1 16oz can tomatoes 1/2 tsp thyme grated cheese 1/2 tsp marjoram 3 cups seasoned stock or water Saute' the onions, carrots in olive oil [...]

By | January 19th, 2013|Categories: Healthy Recipes|

Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)

For our patients and friends who are using the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. The SCD, is the best diet tool I have found for helping heal some serious metabolic problems. People both in our practice and elsewhere have reported that the SCD has helped with: Digestive and intestinal problems including: Celiac disease Colitis Crohns Irritable bowel [...]

By | January 19th, 2013|Categories: Health Articles|

Adrenal Stress Disorder

A condition that results when the body is subjected to more stress than it can handle or adapt to. Types of stress include: Emotional: what we usually think about as stress Physical: overwork, poor sleep, structural imbalance Chemical: caffeine, nicotine, refined sugar, solvents, paint and cleaning product fumes Thermal: Extreme cold or heat or large [...]

By | January 19th, 2013|Categories: Condition of the Month|