Warm Up the Winter with These Flavorful Spice Blends
February 13 2019
Colder weather begs for warm, tasty food to comfort the soul. It's also the time of the year to be more health-conscious and build up the immune system to fight against common ailments like colds and the flu.
Top Water-Soluble Vitamin Deficiencies
October 28 2019
In the early 20th century, it was believed that humans only needed four types of nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and minerals.
L-Carnosine: An Underutilized Dietary Supplement
October 13 2017
Carnosine is a naturally occurring molecule composed of two amino acids, histidine and alanine. As a dietary supplement, it has been available for years. However, it is not nearly as popular as it should be based on the existing science. Carnosine functions in “excitable” tissues, such as muscle and nerve tissue, and reaches high concentrations in skeletal muscle. In these tissues it is critically important in maintaining the proper pH and electrical charge.
Are You Deficient In Essential Vitamins? Here Are 5 Ways To Tell
June 22 2020
Vitamin deficiency can be indicated by anxiety, fatigue, or brittle nails. Dr. Andrea Colon explains what you can do to help prevent vitamin deficiency.
Seven Secrets for PMS Relief
July 7 2017
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a recurrent condition in women characterized by troublesome symptoms seven to fourteen days before menstruation. Typical symptoms include decreased energy level, tension, irritability, depression, headache, altered sex drive, breast pain, backache, abdominal bloating, and edema of the fingers and ankles. Severe PMS, with depression, irritability, and extreme mood swings, is referred to as premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
Whey Protein and Weight Loss
May 16 2017
A study highlights the value of whey protein in helping to maintain muscle mass during intentional weight loss, an extremely important goal in achieving long-term diet success.
Protein for Hormonal Harmony
June 19 2019
Feeling tired or sluggish? Struggling with unexplained weight fluctuations, cravings or digestive problems?
Types of Protein Powders from Whey to Vegan
August 4 2017
Protein powder is a favorite nutrient among dieters, bodybuilders and cleanse aficionados. These powders work by providing the body with one of its most basic building blocks. There are many forms of protein powder available, and each contains several of the amino acids that the body needs for energy and muscle growth.
Stay Cozy with These Four Vegan Soup Recipes
January 30 2019
There are few foods more revitalizing than healthy vegan soup. Make these vegan soup recipes for a nutritionally packed meal.
April 26 2017
A rational approach to indigestion.
The term indigestion is often used to describe heartburn as well as feelings of gas or bloating after eating, stomach pains, or fullness in the abdomen.
Vitamin C for Kids: Is Your Child Getting Enough?
March 25 2020
What are the recommendations for vitamin C for children? A pediatrician weighs in on proper vitamin dosage, deficiency risks, quality, and more.
Vegan Bone Broth
November 30 2017
Now, vegans can have a delicious, healthy "bone" broth, too!
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