15 06, 2022

20 Foods High in Soluble Fiber

By |2022-06-15T00:38:51+00:00June 15th, 2022|Detox, Digestion, General, Gut Health, Heart, High Cholesterol, IHC News, Insulin, Nutrition, Triglycerides|

Are you finding it hard to get the recommended daily intake of fiber? Do you even know what is recommended? According to the Institute of Medicine: Soluble and insoluble are the two types of fiber. Both are healthy bulk that feeds the good bacteria in your large intestine. Soluble fiber is good at helping you [...]

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).   [...]

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 [...]

19 11, 2020

Digestive Health

By |2020-12-13T18:05:21+00:00November 19th, 2020|Acid Reflux, Digestion, General, GERD, Gut Health, IHC News, Nutrition, Supplements|

The health of your digestive system is essential to ensure proper digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as to support the function of other body systems, such as the immune system. The health of the gastrointestinal system, particularly the gut microbiota, even impacts mental health through its connection with the central nervous system, often [...]

19 11, 2020

Osteoporosis isn’t just your grandmother’s problem

By |2020-12-13T18:09:25+00:00November 19th, 2020|Bone Health, Hormone replacement, IHC News, Menopause, Supplements, Vitamin D|

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is characterized by porosity of bones and decrease bone mass resulting in risk of fracture. There are many, many factors that can cause bone loss. Low body mass index (BMI) Lack of exercise/sedentary lifestyle Poor nutritional status Alcohol abuse Smoking Estrogen deficiency Family history of osteoporosis Use of certain medications (glucocorticoids, [...]

19 08, 2020

Collagen A Possible Fountain of Youth???

By |2020-08-19T20:41:54+00:00August 19th, 2020|IHC News|

Collagen A Possible Fountain of Youth??? Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the body. In fact, collagen is "the main structural protein" that forms the connective tissue throughout our body, from skin to bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Collagen makes up 80 percent of our skin, and works with another protein called elastin that keeps our skin elastic. [...]

13 02, 2018

Four Heart Disease Risk Factors Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You About

By |2020-07-01T18:18:14+00:00February 13th, 2018|Atherosclerosis, Heart, High Cholesterol, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, IHC News, Inflammation, Spectracell, Triglycerides|

FOUR HEART DISEASE RISK FACTORS YOUR DOCTOR DOESN'T TELL YOU ABOUT LIPOPROTEIN (a) Lipoprotein(a), is a particle in your blood which carries cholesterol, fats and proteins. The amount your body makes is inherited from one or both parents and is determined by the genes passed on from your parent(s) when you are born. It [...]

13 02, 2018

Tough Times Got You Down?

By |2020-07-01T18:23:28+00:00February 13th, 2018|Anxiety, IHC News, Mindfullness, Mindfulness, Stress|

When tough times bring you down, your ability to cope in a positive way is known as resilience. An essential skill for healthy development in childhood, resilience is critical to well being throughout our lifetime. The overriding question is this: as adults can we increase our capacity for resilience in order to lead more [...]

30 10, 2017

Value of Hormone Therapy Affirmed by Consensus Statement

By |2020-07-01T18:19:25+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, IHC News, Menopause, Progesterone, Testosterone|

The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) was a large government-sponsored study about the benefits and risks of a popular form of manufactured hormones. To mark the 10-year anniversary of the WHI, a consensus statement has been jointly prepared by the North American Menopause Society, the Endocrine Society, and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and [...]

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