Celanese Chiropractic Health & Performance Blog

Nitrate-Rich Vegetables and Performance

September 20, 2016

Nitrate-Rich Vegetables and Performance Beet Juice and Performance Beets contain many health promoting components, including the antioxidants betalain, resveratrol, and quercetin. But in recent years, beets have directed our attention to benefits of their high nitrate content. Our bodies convert the nitrate in beets to nitrite, and some nitrite is then converted into nitric oxide.…

10 Important Nutrients for Active Living and Optimal Performance

August 31, 2016

10 Important Nutrients for Active Living and Optimal Performance Active individuals need more nutrients than less-active people. They demand more from their bodies, and must compensate with the right nutrients from foods or supplements to keep performance and recovery at its peak. The more intense the exercise or sport, the greater the body’s nutrient needs.…

Nutrition Strategies for Health & Performance in Rock Hill

July 26, 2016

Nutrition Strategies for Health & Performance in Rock Hill How Much Protein Do You Need? Protein is essential for life and an important part of every cell in our bodies. The building blocks of protein, amino acids, are needed to repair cells, build and repair muscles, and make hormones, enzymes, and antibodies. Protein can also…

Meeting Performance Nutrition Goals When Eating Away from Home

July 6, 2016

Meeting Performance Nutrition Goals When Eating Away from Home Spring Break and Summer Vacation are upon us, and we all know that traveling can make it more difficult to find and choose the most nutritious options. Follow these tips to stay on track and meet your performance nutrition goals on-the-go. Goals for Eating On the Road Plan…

Athletes Avoiding Gluten and Grains: Is There Good Evidence?

July 6, 2016

Athletes Avoiding Gluten and Grains: Is There Good Evidence? The gluten-free (GF) trend is popular and many athletes have hopped on the bandwagon thinking it might improve their health, digestion, and athletic performance. People with celiac disease (about 1% of the population) need to absolutely avoid gluten because it damages their intestines. Although many people report feeling better…