nutrition

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

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

Have A Healthy Thanksgiving By Following These Tips

Thanksgiving is a day full of family, food and fun, but in all the hustle and bustle, we oftentimes forget to follow a few simple rules to keep our health in check. Some health hazards that occur over Thanksgiving include salmonella poisoning after eating an undercooked turkey and even heart failure problems if too much… 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

November Is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month and serves as a reminder to each of us that taking care of our physical health is of utmost importance. Diabetes develops when the blood glucose levels are too high in the body, which can cause fatigue, weight loss/gain, blurry vision and even death when left uncontrolled. There are two… read more

What’s The Difference Between A Food Allergy and A Food Sensitivity?

Millions suffer from food allergies and food sensitivities, but many don’t understand the difference between the two. While food allergies cause immune system reactions in the body that affects multiple organs, food sensitivities cause digestive issues, headaches, skin rashes and fatigue that are typically mild and short-lasting. Patients experiencing food reactions should be assessed for… read more

Overcoming Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Millions of people suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) each year, with the majority of patients being predominantly female. IBS develops when the colon muscle contracts more easily than in people who don’t have the condition, causing waves of constipation and diarrhea. This condition is painful, embarrassing and difficult to live with because it can… read more

How Your Diet Is Affecting Your Weight Loss Goals

Getting the proper amount of nutrition in your diet is an essential part of losing weight and keeping it off. However, even if you’re exercising regularly, sleeping well and cutting back on carbs, your weight loss goals can become hard to reach if you don’t manage the amount of sugar that you consume. Sugar is… read more