14 11, 2023

Can Taurine help us live longer and healthier lives?

By |2023-11-14T12:44:41+00:00November 14th, 2023|Bone Health, Detox, Exercise, General, Heart, IHC News, Nutrition, Supplements|

Can Taurine help us live longer and healthier lives? Taurine is an amino acid found in meat, eggs, and fish. As the most abundant free amino acid in the brain, heart, and nervous system, taurine is a vital component for many bodily functions. Most recently the focus has been on taurine as an anti-aging elixir. Researchers are [...]

6 04, 2023

Demystifying Perimenopause

By |2023-04-06T14:48:42+00:00April 6th, 2023|Adrenal Fatigue, Anxiety, Bone Health, Depression, Estrogen, Exercise, Fatigue, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, IHC News, Insomnia, Libido, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle, Progesterone, Sleep, Stress, Supplements, Vaginal dryness|

Perimenopause is a normal part of the aging process for women and will affect each woman differently. Part of demystifying perimenopause means understanding what is normal for you. Education and awareness are the first steps to understanding potential changes in the body during this transitional phase in life. If you have additional questions after reading [...]

24 02, 2022

How is your heart feeling today? Have you ever checked?

By |2022-03-09T15:27:00+00:00February 24th, 2022|Atherosclerosis, Blood Pressure, Exercise, Heart, High Cholesterol, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Inflammation, Insulin, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Stress, Supplements, Triglycerides|

Cardio-Metabolic Disease is the leading cause of death to Americans since WWII according to the CDC. By taking a look under the hood we can see that heart disease is just not about LDL. Heart disease is a constellation of metabolic dysfunctions. Insulin resistance, obesity, hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes (T2D). How [...]

7 12, 2021

Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the body. 

By |2021-12-07T19:01:25+00:00December 7th, 2021|Bone Health, Digestion, Exercise, General, Gut Health, Heart, IHC News, Nutrition, Supplements|

Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the body.  Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the body and is "the main structural protein". Over time lifestyle factors can cause reduced elasticity in cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and skin. This not only leads to wrinkles and decreased dermal matrix, but to soft tissue and joint discomfort (1).   [...]

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 [...]

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 |2023-03-08T16:39:38+00:00March 17th, 2021|Diabetes, Exercise, General, IHC News, Insulin|

Reduce your A1C levels: Lifestyle, Diet, and Nutrition 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. [...]

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 [...]

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