Things we would avoid or cut out:

  • Avoid Sodas and sugary drinks (especially first thing in the morning)
  • Habitual or routine alcohol drinking raises your baseline stress response so try to save it for special occasions!
  • Try not to over consume caffeine
  • Try to complete cutout fluoride from any source

Things we would recommend:

  • Drink 12oz of water first thing in the morning right after waking up. Even before your coffee!
  • Water first thing will stimulate your microbiome and reduce your daily inflammation
  • 1-2 Gallons of Water per day no matter what
  • Herbal Tea – try the many benefits of all the different kinds!
  • Water filtration such as Kangen Water or Innate water

For a whole day of sugar intake, including our food, stay below 30 grams of sugar.

Look at the table below for a quick reference of how much we consume just from our beverage choices! 


This portion of our website is designed to help you understand what stressors may be contributing to your symptoms. Chiropractic adjustments will never make you feel better but they will most definitely make you HEAL better. It’s the restoration of function that will stop the progression of breakdown that led you to us in the first place. With that being said, we understand it’s also important to feel better so use this Awaken Lifestyle portion of our website to identify what you may be doing to yourself that is contributing to the symptoms. Remember you can not out exercise a bad diet and you can not out-adjust a poor lifestyle!