Our Health Community – BRAISED Bone Broth Company

Chris LoRang Our Health Community

We are very excited to partner with Kate Brown from BRAISED Bone Broth Company and Kitchen Collage of Des Moines on an upcoming event all about bone broth. Bone broth is a great addition to your diet, celebrated for its rich nutritional profile. Learning how to make your own is a great addition to your culinary skills. We wanted to highlight …

“That Sugar Film” Event — A Sweet Success

Chris LoRang Events

At last week’s Wellness Wednesday screening of That Sugar Film, nearly 100 people turned out to the Varsity Theater to share in this Des Moines debut. A Community Event The event was made even better thanks to our community partners. Fresh Cafe and Market, with Kerri Rush at the helm, provided incredible sugar-free snacks in the lobby, including kale chips, fruit-infused lemonade, …

Dr. LoRang becomes Certified Wahls Protocol® Health Professional

Chris LoRang Clinic News, Your Best Life

In August, Dr. LoRang attended The Wahls Protocol Conference in Cedar Rapids, where he became a certified Wahls Protocol® Health Professional.  With this training, he learned more about the functional medicine approach and the research that supports the concepts of The Wahls Protocol. The Wahls Protocol is “a radical new way to treat all chronic autoimmune conditions using Paleo principles.” The conference brought together leading …

Resources to Start Your Whole30

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

If you’ve been into Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center, you’ve probably heard us talk about the whole foods nutrition perspective called Whole30. Whole30 is simple: You cut out processed foods and added sugars for 30 days. It’s designed to help reduce inflammation in your body, reset your palate, bring mindfulness to your food habits, feel better in your body, and …

Top 5 After-School Snacks

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Check out these easy-to-prepare snack options for your kids! We know that keeping healthy food around for after school snacking can be difficult – try these 5 delicious combinations for easy to prepare options. Making healthful food options readily available instead of less healthy options can have a dramatic effect on your child’s food choices. Make it easy! As a rule, fats and proteins are …

Our Health Community – HoQ Restaurant

Chris LoRang Our Health Community, Out and About

Thoughtful food choices are so important in a healthy lifestyle. At Capital Chiropractic, we address habits surrounding food, the impact of processed foods, and strategies for implementing healthier choices. Central to this discussion is where patients can go for good quality meats, produce and other food products – right here in Central Iowa. With Des Moines Restaurant Week around the corner, we thought we would …

6 Tips for Endurance Runners: Before, During, and After Your Run

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

If you’re gearing up for the Des Moines Marathon, Des Moines Half Marathon, an Ironman, triathlon, road race, or relay, consider these six tips for using nutrition and specific exercises for before, during, and after your run to help ensure your peak performance and fast recovery. 1. Focus on warm-ups over stretching. Stretching before a run was once believed to …