Nutrition and Wellness

Dr. Jimenez Nutrition and Wellness Functional Medicine Team. Food provides people with the necessary energy and nutrients to be healthy. By eating various foods, including good quality vegetables, fruits, whole-grain products, and lean meats, the body can replenish itself with the essential proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals to function effectively. Nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins,  minerals, and water.

Healthy eating does not have to be hard. The key is to eat various foods, including vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Eat lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, and low-fat dairy products and drink lots of water. Limit salt, sugar, alcohol, saturated fat, and trans fat. Saturated fats usually come from animals. Look for trans fat on the labels of processed foods, margarine, and shortenings.

Dr. Alex Jimenez offers nutritional examples as well as describes the importance of balanced nutrition throughout this series of articles, emphasizing how a proper diet combined with physical activity can help individuals reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases like heart disease, and ultimately promote overall health and wellness.

General Disclaimer *

The information herein is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified healthcare professional or licensed physician and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own health care decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified health care professional. Our information scope is limited to chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, sensitive health issues, functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions. We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.* Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request.

We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to ask Dr. Alex Jimenez or contact us at 915-850-0900.

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CCST, IFMCP*, CIFM*, ATN*

email: coach@elpasofunctionalmedicine.com

phone: 915-850-0900

Licensed in: Texas & New Mexico*

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February 3, 2023

Why Magnesium Is Important For Your Health? (Part 3)

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/V9vXZ-vswlI Introduction Nowadays, many individuals are incorporating various fruits, vegetables, lean portions of meat, and healthy fats and oils into… Read More

February 3, 2023

Foods That Help Maintain Flexibility: EP Chiropractic Clinic

Having and maintaining flexibility in the joints depends on the connective tissues surrounding the muscles. Proper lubrication in the connective… Read More

February 2, 2023

Why Magnesium Is Important For Blood Pressure? (Part 2)

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February 1, 2023

Why Is Magnesium Important? (Part 1)

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January 31, 2023

What Are The Benefits Of Potassium?

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January 30, 2023

Dr. Alex Jimenez Presents: The Impact Of Stress (Part 2)

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January 27, 2023

Dr. Alex Jimenez Presents: The Impact Of Stress

https://youtu.be/J2u4LV-DCQA Introduction Dr. Alex Jimenez, D.C., presents how stress can impact many individuals and correlate with many conditions in the… Read More

January 26, 2023

Dr. Alex Jimenez Presents: How Hypertension Is Explained (Part 2)

https://youtu.be/DmTGagbkPzg?t=1064 Introduction Dr. Alex Jimenez, D.C., presents how hypertension affects the human body and how to find ways to manage… Read More

January 25, 2023

Dr. Alex Jimenez Presents: How Hypertension Is Explained

https://youtu.be/DmTGagbkPzg Introduction Dr. Alex Jimenez, D.C., presents how hypertension affects the human body and some causes that can increase hypertension… Read More

January 24, 2023

Dr. Alex Jimenez Presents: The Effects Of Anti-Inflammatory Phytochemicals

https://youtu.be/njUf43ebHSU?t=1225   Introduction Dr. Alex Jimenez, D.C., presents how anti-inflammatory phytochemicals can reduce inflammation and treat other chronic conditions that… Read More

January 23, 2023

Trail Mix Health: EP’s Chiropractic Functional Team

Trail mix is a favorite snack for many individuals. A typical mix combines granola, dried fruits, nuts, seeds, cereals, and… Read More

January 18, 2023

Spinal Lymphatic Detox: EP Chiropractic Wellness Team

Chiropractic care has a powerful therapeutic effect on the body's systems. This includes the nervous, muscular, skeletal, and lymphatic. The… Read More

January 17, 2023

Dr. Alex Jimenez Presents: Therapeutic Uses Of Anti-Inflammatory Botanicals

https://youtu.be/njUf43ebHSU   Introduction Dr. Alex Jimenez, D.C., presents how anti-inflammatory botanicals and phytochemicals can reduce inflammatory cytokines that can cause… Read More

January 17, 2023

An Overview Of Parkinson’s Disease Affecting The Body

Introduction The brain is one of the most powerful organs providing somatic and peripheral signals throughout the body. The brain ensures that the body stays functional… Read More

January 12, 2023

The Benefits Of Foam Rolling To Reduce Trigger Point Pain

Introduction When exercising, it is very important to warm each muscle group to prevent injuries from occurring when working out. Stretching the arms, legs,… Read More

January 6, 2023

Bone Broth Benefits: EP’s Chiropractic Functional Wellness Team

Bone Broth Benefits: Bone broth is made by simmering the bones and connective tissue from just about any animal, including… Read More

January 5, 2023

Holiday Health: EP’s Chiropractic Functional Wellness Team

Winter is when most children and adults are prone to catching colds, the flu, etc. The excitement of the holiday… Read More

December 22, 2022

Toe Extensors, Trigger Points, & Chiropractic Care

Introduction The feet allow movement to make the host do various actions when it comes to the body. Whether running,… Read More

December 22, 2022