For impaired memory and mental function, nutrition is the key.
Vitamin D is necessary for health and disease prevention
August 16 2017
If there is one vitamin in the world that can help optimize a person’s health and well-being, it’s vitamin D (also known as vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol). Traditionally, vitamin D deficiency was associated with the bone disease rickets, but since the disease is now rare, many assume vitamin D deficiencies do not exist. Nothing could be farther from the truth!
The Power of Synergy
August 9 2017
In regards to life, one of the most interesting phenomena, is the power of synergy. A simple explanation of synergy is when 1+1 does not equal 2, but something much greater. In terms of our health, what the research shows is a tremendous synergetic effect between diet, lifestyle, attitude, and supplementation.
Frequently Asked Questions - Pancreatic Enzymes
August 7 2017
Enzyme preparations are one of the most useful nutritional supplements available. Enzymes are molecules that speed up chemical reactions – they either help build new molecules or they split the bonds that join molecules together to break them into smaller units. In the case of enzyme products, most often they contain digestive enzymes derived from hog pancreas (pancreatin), fungal, or plant sources. These enzymes function very similar to the way the digestive enzymes secreted by the human pancreas function.
Vitamin B12 works with folic acid in many bodily processes, including the synthesis of DNA, red blood cells, and the myelin sheath that speeds the conduction of signals along nerve cells.
2 Essential Oils to Keep the Bugs Away
July 25 2017
Mosquitoes, gnats, flies, bees, and wasps are an ever-present nuisance for many people. Not only are these insects annoying, but they can cause pain and allergic reactions if they bite.
July 17 2017
Lots of patients ask me about probiotics. They know what antibiotics are, but they don’t really know what probiotics are for, when they should be used, and who needs them. It’s time to clear up the confusion.
The Health Benefits of SAMe
July 14 2017
One of the very interesting effects of many natural compounds is their ability as a solitary agent to exert beneficial effects on a wide range of health conditions. One of the best examples of this “pleiotropic” effect is S-adenosylmethionine or as commonly known SAMe. Like coenzyme Q10, carnitine, alpha lipoic acid, and many other valuable dietary supplements, our body can manufacture SAMe. But, sometimes it does not manufacture enough or can be aided greatly through supplementation.
CoQ10 Health Benefits
July 14 2017
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an essential component of mitochondria—the energy-producing unit in every cell in your body.
Do-It-Yourself Natural Remedies for Summer
June 30 2017
See how natural Do-It-Yourself natural remedies can improve your summer.
Summer is the season when most people choose to interact with the natural world. A hot sun, accessible wilderness wonders and endless outdoor activities make being outside incredibly inviting. Along with fun and recreational activities, however, there can be problems like sunburns, bug bites and travel inconveniences when hot weather is involved. Truly enjoying the summer means being prepared to counter any issues that could potentially put a damper on having a great time with friends and family.
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