Welcome back everyone! In today’s news, we want to learn about how your lifestyle may be more important than your genes when it comes to your health.
Studies in the new field of Epigenetics are showing lifestyle factors can override any limitations of your genes. The term epigenetics means “above” genetics, the external modifications to DNA that turn genes on or off.
You inherit your genetic makeup from your parents, but many factors during your lifetime can turn your negative genes off and your positive on. Researchers found that a lifetime of exercise is likely to give you the body characteristics of a healthy athlete, while an inactive lifestyle can give you body characteristics associated with increased risk for many diseases.
Research is showing regardless of your genetic build, you can improve your health and prolong your life by:
- Exercising every day
- Controlling excess weight gain
- Eating a healthful diet that includes a variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, beans, and seeds
- Avoiding smoking
- Restricting alcohol
- Getting regular chiropractic care
If you find this area of research interesting, click HERE to learn more!
Asheville Chiropractors Dr. Nicole Lindsey and Dr. Brian Gennett specialize in natural health care and spinal correction. The Doctors take the whole body approach when treating patient’s and help you discover the cause of your health problems. Dr. Nicole and Dr. Bryan help many people with gluten and gut disorders and will guide you back into balance with the use of chiropractic, massage, physical therapy, vitamins, weight loss and nutritional advice.
Having practiced in Asheville since 2001, Dr. Lindsey is known as the go-to Chiropractor in the area. Dr. Nicole Lindsey is the founder of Back in Balance and has been in private practice in Asheville, NC since 2001. She graduated with a Bachelors in Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, GA. Dr. Nicole is a member of the NC Chiropractic Association, the Asheville Area Wholistic & Integrative Professionals Group, serves as a board member for Health Network Solutions.
Dr. Nicole is committed to service and respect for her staff and patients. Dr. Nicole treats each person as a whole. She not only wants to rid you of pain but find the cause of the problem. Dr. Nicole will guide you back to health through a unique regimen of chiropractic care, stretches, exercises, nutrition, hormone support and lifestyle changes. Dr. Nicole also works with many medical doctors and healthcare providers in the Asheville and surrounding areas to collaborate and better serve your healthcare needs. Dr. Lindsey and her staff take pride in being able to coach their patients back to health and balance.