15 08, 2022

What is Dysbiosis?

By |2022-11-23T15:13:22+00:00August 15th, 2022|Acid Reflux, Brain Health, Depression, Detox, Digestion, General, GERD, Gut Health, IHC News, immunity, Inflammation, Insomnia, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Obesity, Stress, Supplements|

Is Dysbiosis Wreaking Havoc on Your Health? Simply put, Dysbiosis is when there is a gut imbalance. When the 100 trillion or so microorganisms living in your gut are thrown out of balance they can create an atmosphere vulnerable to disease and other ill effects. The one thing I want you to learn here is [...]

15 06, 2022

Get Your Fiber!

By |2022-07-28T15:28:47+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? 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 feel fuller while eating, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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