18 04, 2022

Got Allergies?

By |2022-04-18T19:15:10+00:00April 18th, 2022|Allergies, General, immunity, Supplements, Vitamin D|

It's that time of year again. Seasonal allergies are sometimes dismissed as a common nuisance; however, they can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life. If you experience seasonal allergies, it’s important not to underestimate their severity and the importance of managing the condition in order to obtain relief and improve your [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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