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How can chiropractors benefit your health?

How can chiropractors benefit your health?

How can chiropractors benefit your health?

Published May 02, 2012
NewsCore

Back and neck pain are the chief complaints for which patients seek chiropractic help. Through manual spinal manipulation, chiropractic care is a holistic therapy that focuses on maintaining healthy musculoskeletal and nervous systems to ensure overall wellness.

Effectiveness

The research about chiropractic care is growing. According to the Annals of Internal Medicine, recent studies show that spinal manipulative therapy performed by a chiropractor, along with exercise, relieves neck pain more effectively than medication.

Furthermore, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, reported that an integrated approach to health care — including chiropractic care — results in a 51.8 percent reduction in pharmaceutical costs and 43 percent fewer hospital admissions.

You should consider seeing a chiropractor if you experience frequent pain in your back, neck, or joints, as well as headaches. This is especially so if intense soreness follows accidents, household chores, or prolonged periods of poor posture.

 

Questions & Answers regarding I 522 and Label Genetically Engineered Foods #5 of 5

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9. Does the initiative require labeling of genetically engineered fish?

Yes. Genetically engineered salmon, which the Food and Drug Administration is recommending for approval, will be labeled under I-522. Alaska already passed a law in 2005 to require labels on genetically engineered fish and seafood.

 

10. I’ve heard that there are studies that show there are no effects of genetically engineered foods on humans, then why do we need special GE/GMO labels?

 

Initiative 522 is an important first step because Washington shoppers should have the right to know what’s in the food they and their families eat. Just like you have the right to know the nutritional content of your breakfast cereal or a favorite candy bar, Yes on 522 allows shoppers to have more control over their grocery shopping decisions.

A “yes” vote on 522 allows Washington shoppers to make informed decisions when buying food for themselves and their families.

 

11. Do other states or countries require foods to have genetically engineered labels?

Yes, there are more than 60 countries around the world that require labels for food or ingredients that have been genetically engineered.

 

For more information visit website:  yeson522.com

Remember to vote Tuesday, Novbmer 5th

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7. Are all foods, including meat and dairy, required to be labeled if genetically engineered (GE) under this Initiative?

Initiative 522 is an important first step in giving Washington shoppers the information they need to make informed decisions about the food they buy and feed their families. It was modeled on the most common global GE labeling standards. The authors of the initiative intentionally worked to ensure that Washington’s labeling laws would not be stricter than global standards so that it wouldn’t have an adverse economic impact on our farmers and food producers.

Here are some examples of food that, under this initiative, would require labeling if they were genetically engineered or contained genetically engineered ingredients: sweet corn, papaya, cold cereals, corn chips, soy milk, canola oil, soft drinks and candy.

 

8. Does the initiative require labeling of meat or dairy?

Meat and dairy from animals that are themselves genetically engineered would be labeled under I-522. Meat and dairy from animals that only ate genetically engineered feed would not be labeled under this initiative. This conforms with common global labeling standards. It wouldn’t make economic sense for Washington to be stricter than global standards, because that could have an adverse economic impact on our farmers and food producers.

 

For more information visit website:  yeson522.com

Remember to vote Tuesday, November 5th

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5. Are you worried that this measure will fail since a similar initiative failed in California?

Let’s not forget that despite large chemical and pesticide companies spending well over $45 million, they barely defeated the measure. Prop 37 heightened awareness of this issue and advancing the national dialogue about food labeling. For example, since the California measure failed in November 2012, Whole Foods announced this spring that they would require all of their products to have GMO labels by 2018, and many grocery stores have come out as opposed to genetically engineered fish (GE Fish). Chipotle, the restaurant chain, also recently announced it started labeling its genetically engineered ingredients.

“Yes on 522” is doing things a little differently. With the excitement and momentum from JustLabelItWa turning in over 350,000 signatures to get I-522 on the fall ballot, we have started this campaign with a lot of interest and public engagement. People, organizations, businesses, and communities from all over the state are coming together to ensure Washington consumers have the right to know what’s in the food they and their families eat.

6. What type of salmon is on the logo?

King Salmon.

Vote Tuesday November 5

YES on 522

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3. How much money do you expect to raise?

Although we will never be able to match the many millions of dollars we anticipate big agribusiness will pour into Washington to defeat this measure, we believe we will enjoy significant financial support from citizens across the state and that this support will enable us to raise the resources we need to run a competitive campaign.

 

4. What groups have endorsed I-522?

Our support is diverse and widespread across the state. Community groups, environmental organizations, businesses, Washington Nurses Association and Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Republicans and Democrats, moms and dads, fishing families, and farmers have come together in support of I-522. We are also pleased to have the support of businesses like PCC Natural Markets, Marlene’s Market, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, Nature’s Path, Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, Amy’s Kitchen, and Whole Foods, which recently announced that it will require the labeling of genetically modified food in its stores within five years.

For more information visit the website:  yeson522.com

Remember to vote Tuesday, November 5th