15 12, 2021

Which Fish is Which?

By |2021-12-15T20:53:30+00:00December 15th, 2021|Depression, Diabetes, Digestion, General, Gut Health, Heart, High Cholesterol, IHC News, immunity, Inflammation, Menopause, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Supplements, Vitamin D|

Which Fish to Eat and & Which Fish To Avoid   We have all been told that fish is healthy. It's an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids. With many benefits to the brain, heart & beyond. There is a lot of variety when it comes to fish. So which fish packs the best nutrition? [...]

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).   [...]

30 11, 2021

Holiday Lights & Longer Nights Managing Your Mood This Holiday Season

By |2021-11-30T15:28:07+00:00November 30th, 2021|General|

Holiday Lights & Longer Nights Managing Your Mood This Holiday Season With daylight savings time ending and winter on its way, we are feeling the effects on our mood. How we feel mentally and physically each day impacts our ability to enjoy life. It is ever important to take time for ourselves during the hectic holiday season. [...]

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 [...]

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