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Healthy Food, Healthy You

InnerBalance Health Center

January 29, 2018

Healthy Food, Healthy You

Healthy Food, Healthy You

Nutrition plays a huge role in overall health. Rather than sporadic dieting, the key to healthy food nutrition is establishing lifelong patterns. Healthy eating patterns over a lifetime contribute to the development of all body systems. Choosing healthy foods and drinks and cutting out detrimental options on a daily basis create the patterns that will leave you feeling good, week after week, year after year.

Nutrition My PlateRather than the old-school food pyramid the USDA now promotes nutrition with a plate graphic. Half the plate at each meal should made up healthy food such asvegetables and fruits. This s a huge increase from the old pyramid. Ideally, whole minimally-cooked fruits and vegetables dominate. The other half of the plate contains proteins and grains, preferably whole grains. Dairy products such as milk, cheese, soy products and yogurt, round out the recommended foods. Water is the preferred beverage, with 8 cups a day the recommended amount.

Choosing a variety from each category will give you a wide range of nutrients. What you don’t eat is as important as what you do eat. Limiting sodium, added sugars and saturated fats is part of a healthy eating pattern.

Since different vegetables have different nutrients try to select a variety from the different subgroups: dark green, legumes, red & orange, starchy, and other. Legumes include both beans and peas, such as kidney beans, chickpeas, lentils, and edamame. Potatoes, green peas, and corn fall in the starchy veggie subgroup. The ‘other’ category includes green peppers, lettuce, celery, and onions.

Focus on whole fruits for the fruit servings. Fruits might be raw, canned, frozen or dried. While fruit juice is part of this category juices are less nutrient dense then whole fruits and often have added sugar, so choose carefully and make juices only a small part of your fruit intake.

Grains provide the most nutrients when they are whole. Rice, popcorn and oatmeal are in the grain category as are foods the contain processed grains such as crackers, bread and pasta. Processed grains are missing parts of the kernel and also much of the beneficial iron and fiber. When choosing processed products try to find ones containing enriched grains. Keep an eye out for added sugars and saturated fats.

Depending on your preference proteins can come from animal or plant sources, or a combination of the two. Meats, seafood, eggs, nuts and seeds are all sources of protein. Legumes and dairy products are also sources.

By focusing on increasing the amount of healthy food, fruits and vegetables at each meal and limiting salt, added sugar and saturated fat you can overhaul your eating patterns and become healthier.

We at InnerBalance Health Center maintain a Gluten Free diet to support healing from brain trauma after the use of drugs and alcohol. Studies have proven Gluten cross reacts with brain tissue and can increase damage after brain trauma.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the best addiction treatment center offer Biochemical Repair & Restoration and how do they define Biochemical Restoration?

At InnerBalance Health Center, we strive to get the best addiction treatment to gain a better understanding of the psychological effects of addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.. As a component of our holistic addiction treatment process, we understand that there are certain biochemical imbalances that can make a person more prone to the addictive cycle.

By restoring chemical balance, a person is much more capable of overcoming their addiction. InnerBalance Health Center offers and is one of the foremost leaders in treating addictions using biochemical repair & restoration. We believe that biochemical imbalances can be pre-existing, or can come as a result of repeated drug and alcohol use over time. Learn more specifics about our holistic treatment here.

Is the staff available 24/7?

Yes, at InnerBalance Health Center clients have access to a staff member 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Does the treatment center prescribe addictive medications such as benzodiazepines or opiates?

No, InnerBalance does not prescribe those types of medications, unless needed for temporary stabilization for withdrawal symptoms. We focus on identifying the root causes of cravings, repairing your body’s biochemical imbalances and teaching you the lifelong skills necessary to stay sober.

How does the treatment center plan to eliminate depression, anxiety, sleep problems, mood swings, and racing mind?

At InnerBalance we realize the need to find the root cause of these issues. For example, a racing mind can come from too much histamine in the brain, a condition caused Histadelia. When we find this condition through lab testing, we use the safe amino acids and vitamins that will lower histamine levels. Depression can come from under-functioning neurotransmitters, like serotonin.

Through urine testing, we check the serotonin receptors by looking at the Tryptophan levels, and then treat with the appropriate amino acids. Please call us for a more thorough description on how we can deal with underlying symptoms. These examples just scratch the surface of our biochemical restoration approach which is integral to our holistic treatment philosophy.

Is the treatment center licensed by the state?

Yes, the InnerBalance Health Center is fully and duly licensed by the State of Colorado.

Does the treatment program offer an exercise program that the client participates in?

The InnerBalance Treatment Program includes a mandatory weekly gym time. We encourage our clients to try the different gym facilities, including weights, pool activities, classes, etc. InnerBalance provides a high quality full service gym facility to their patients.

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