Get Healthy NJ Blog

Holiday Eating – We Can Do it Better

By Dr. Julie Monica Not only is the holiday or “Eating” season about to unfold, it arrives incumbered with many added changes and stresses this year.  More time spent in our homes is a change many of us share. This combination – more home time and the holidays –...

Happy National Pistachio Day!

Happy National Pistachio Day! February 26 is National Pistachio Day! A 2013 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that people who consumed more nuts were at a lower risk of death from all causes. The nutrient and ability to satiate...

Like Mom Said, Sit up Straight!

Like Mom Said, Sit up Straight! How many times did Mom and Dad tell you not to slouch? Although it probably felt like it, they weren’t just nagging for the sake of nagging. Good posture is important for so many reasons. Back, shoulder and neck pain are the most...

Chiropractic Care, Not Drugs for Pain Relief

Chiropractic Care, Not Drugs for Pain Relief What do prescription painkillers OxyContin, Vicodin and codeine, have in common with illegal drugs like heroin? They are all in a class of drugs known as opioids – highly effective, highly addictive pain relievers. So why...