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).   [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

30 10, 2017

Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds and Flu

By |2020-07-01T18:27:14+00:00October 30th, 2017|Cold, Flu, Gut Health, IHC News, Nutrition, Sleep, Stress, Supplements, Vitamin D|

When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention really is the first line of defense. To keep your body's defense system--the immune system--in peak condition, follow our immunity-boosting tips to help your body fight off the bugs looking for a host. And, for times when you are feeling ill, the second set of [...]

30 10, 2017

Don’t Let Food Labels Give You Indigestion

By |2020-07-01T18:28:04+00:00October 30th, 2017|Digestion, Nutrition|

When you are cruising the grocery store aisles, you probably flip over a few items to scrutinize their nutrition labels. But do you understand what you're looking at? The government is working on updating the label to reflect today's nutritional concerns and include more realistic serving sizes, but until that happens, use the diagram [...]

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