6 10, 2021

Top 20 Immune Boosting Foods

By |2021-10-06T22:53:40+00:00October 6th, 2021|Cold, immunity, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Supplements, Vitamin D|

Top 20 Immune Boosting Foods Your body’s immune system is a remarkable machine designed to protect you from harmful threats that may arise from outside or inside your own body. Overall, the immune system generates an inflammatory response that can be specific to a certain area (think infection) or a generalized area (think fever), and targets the threat [...]

6 10, 2021

Common Electrolytes: Imbalances, Uses in the Body and More

By |2021-10-06T22:39:17+00:00October 6th, 2021|Exercise, Fatigue, General, Inflammation, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Stress, Supplements|

Common Electrolytes: Imbalances, Uses in the Body and More What are electrolytes? And what happens if we don’t have enough? Electrolytes are particles that carry a positive or negative electric charge once dissolved in water. They are essential for our cells, organs, and body systems to work properly. (48) The levels of electrolytes in your body [...]

1 09, 2021

What does DHA do for the brain?

By |2021-09-01T13:04:10+00:00September 1st, 2021|Brain Health, General, Inflammation, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Prenatal, Supplements|

Supporting Juvenile Brain Health with DHA DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an omega-3 fatty acid, is the most abundant phospholipid in the brain, with the brain being approximately 60% phospholipid. There are 3 types of phospholipids responsible for proper neurological development. Phosphatidylethanolamine (PE), Phosphatidylcholine (PC), & Phosphatidylserine (PS) are a mouth full. All you need to know [...]

27 08, 2021

The Health Benefits of Vitamin K

By |2021-08-27T15:54:58+00:00August 27th, 2021|General|

Vitamin K: Health Benefits, And Daily Intake Here’s a fun fact: the “K” in vitamin K comes from the German word “koagulation.” That makes total sense when you consider vitamin K’s role in the human body. The fact though is, “vitamin K” is a bit of a misnomer. Vitamin K is not just one vitamin [...]

5 05, 2021

What is the Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics?

By |2021-05-05T20:34:39+00:00May 5th, 2021|Anxiety, Fatigue, General, Mindfullness, Nutrition, Sleep, Supplements|

What is the Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics? While probiotics have become well known for their health benefits, less is known about prebiotics. (6) The lining of your gut is home to trillions of live microorganisms, mostly yeasts and bacteria, that together make up what’s known as the gut microbiome. Probiotics help restore the composition of [...]

12 04, 2021

Your Body Needs More Fiber: Understand The Health Benefits

By |2021-04-12T13:46:55+00:00April 12th, 2021|Diabetes, Digestion, Exercise, General, Gut Health, Heart, High Cholesterol, Insulin, Nutrition|

You’ve probably heard about the importance of fiber in your diet. But if you’re like most North Americans, you’re not getting nearly as much as you should. (7) That’s because the typical Western diet is high in sugar and fat (particularly animal fat), and generally low in sources of fiber such as fruit and vegetables. [...]

17 03, 2021

Reduce your A1C levels: Lifestyle, Diet, and Nutrition

By |2021-03-17T14:26:39+00:00March 17th, 2021|Diabetes, Exercise, General, IHC News, Insulin|

Yes, Lifestyle, Diet, and Exercise are key to supporting a healthy A1C. Making sure you are getting movement throughout the day is something we hear a lot about. Suggestions for adding whole nutritious foods to your plate are all over your morning news and social media feed. With the rise in temperatures and spring just [...]

26 01, 2021

What is Long COVID?

By |2021-01-26T22:44:13+00:00January 26th, 2021|COVID|

Go long, is a term used in football. Long is not a word you want to hear with COVID-19. We have passed the anniversary of the first known case of COVID-19 in the states with over 25 Million confirmed cases in America. There are still lots of questions surrounding COVID-19. What we do know, is [...]

15 01, 2021

Exercise and Nutrition: What to Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

By |2021-01-17T17:09:50+00:00January 15th, 2021|Exercise, General|

You’ve likely heard that you can’t “out-exercise” a poor diet, and extensive research has asserted this fact. (8) Just like regular exercise, proper nutrition and consuming the right foods before and after exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading to learn about how adjusting what and when you eat can help [...]

6 01, 2021

COVID-19 Testing FAQs

By |2021-01-06T13:50:16+00:00January 6th, 2021|Flu, General|

COVID-19 Testing FAQs (Updated December 21, 2020) For an up-to-date list of COVID-19 tests authorized to be used during the COVID-19 pandemic, in laboratories and in patient-care areas, see https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-emergency-use-authorizations-medical-devices/vitro-diagnostics-euas Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) testing options for COVID-19 infections are rapidly evolving. A variety of healthcare professionals are involved in testing including nurses, prescribers, pharmacists, [...]

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