nutrient deficiencies

What a Nutrient Deficiency Could Mean For Your Health

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Most nutrients our bodies receive come in the form of foods. However, our diets typically don’t include nutrient-rich foods at every meal. Do you know that, if left untreated, nutrient deficiencies could cause potentially harmful conditions? According to the Center for Disease Control, micronutrients are only required by the body in small amounts, and are… read more

How To Celebrate National Thyroid Health Awareness Month

January is National Thyroid Health Awareness Month, and it seeks to educate everyone on what the thyroid is and how it works. While small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body as it influences the function of the heart, kidneys, brain, liver and skin. Its hormones help keep the body warm, appropriately uses… read more

Tips To Clean Up Your Health In 2020

The New Year brings opportunities to establish new habits and hobbies that can improve your lifestyle and health for the better. The habits you create this year can have far-reaching effects into the future, and can greatly affect how you feel as you age. Whether that means cutting out sugar, exercising more or drinking more… read more

Tips For Defeating Sugar Addiction

Sugar has been around for thousands of years, but sugar addiction is something relatively new to the 20th and 21st centuries. As fast food restaurants and even grocery stores are increasing the sugar content of their food, the American populace is increasingly experiencing addiction, diabetes and obesity. What makes it worse, sugar addiction still isn’t… read more

What’s The Difference Between Functional & Integrative Medicine?

Two of the most rapidly growing forms of medical attention include functional and integrative medicine, which aim to address your physical, emotional and mental needs. While functional medicine focuses on creating individualized therapies tailored to treat underlying causes of illness, integrative medicine seeks to understand the individual as a whole and applies many forms of… read more

What Does A Nutritional Visit Entail?

  We are all used to going to the doctor for yearly checkups and exams, but there is one medicinal visit that most aren’t as accustomed to: a nutritional visit. Nutritional visits can range from comprehensive weight loss programs to young adult nutritional screenings and adult health screenings, and these visits focus on helping children… read more

Why Should I Schedule A Functional Medicine Visit?

When we’re sick, we go to the doctor’s office for a diagnosis and medication to treat our illness. However, sickness shouldn’t be the only reason why we visit the doctor. Functional medicine visits are becoming increasingly popular as they work to evaluate the antecedents, triggers and mediators of disease, even before they begin. These visits… read more

Combating Testosterone Deficiencies

  As men age, it’s common for testosterone deficiencies to appear that affect their mood, energy and performance. While it’s well known how testosterone functions in fertility, it also affects all the organ systems, such as the heart, brain, liver and kidneys. When left untreated, low testosterone levels can lead to erectile dysfunction, depression, obesity… read more

Prepare For Holiday Celebrations With A Health Screening

Over the Fourth of July, we are busy celebrating with fireworks, food and fun, but sometimes neglect our physical health throughout all of the hustle and bustle. Especially if you’re participating in physical activities, like an Independence Day 5K or swimming at the lake, it’s important to know that your body is healthy and able… read more

How Nutritional Supplements Can Improve Your Health

Our bodies are complex organisms that need protection to keep them strong. Stressful lifestyles, environmental pollution and disease can affect how our bodies function and fight off infection. Nutritional supplements are an effective way of combating these issues while reducing long-term healthcare costs. Supplements can decrease the likelihood of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease,… read more