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Food & Nutrition

The food you eat has a profound effect on your health. Here you will find resources on how you can use that to your advantage with great recipes and the pros and cons of all the latest trendy diets.

Eat your vegetables…but take your multivitamin, too

When you were little, you were probably told countless times by your mom to eat your veggies. Just like your mom’s mom told her to eat her veggies. If you have a child or grandchild of your own, I’m sure you implore them to do the same. The reason for generations of parents “sounding like […]

The blood sugar all-star no one is talking about

The article below was written for Newport Natural Health by Robert Iafelice, MS, RD, LDN. Learn more about Robert and our other experts here. According to recent statistics from the CDC, nearly half of American adults have either diabetes or prediabetes!1 To make matters worse, the presence of diabetes confers a 2- to 4-fold increased […]

Can supplements help combat COVID-19?

With the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) hitting its peak in some states this week—and with peaks projected in the coming weeks throughout the rest of the country—researchers and pharmaceutical companies are working at lightning speed to develop a vaccine and a cure for this deadly virus. Several possibilities are being explored in this arena, and we […]

Are delivery and takeout food safe in the age of COVID-19?

In these uncertain times of social distancing and spending most of our time at home during the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, getting restaurant takeout or delivery food is one of the few “luxuries” we can look forward to. But how can you ensure that your food—and the packaging it arrives in—is safe from coronavirus (or any other […]

Beyond coagulation: the little-known benefits of vitamin K

If there’s one vitamin that hasn’t gotten the respect it deserves, it’s vitamin K. For years, it’s been viewed as the “redheaded stepchild” in the world of supplements and nutrition. Lately though, vitamin K is enjoying a resurgence of sorts. Research is starting to reveal the very diverse benefits of this important nutrient—and some of […]

Telomeres—the secret to healthy living and longer lifespans

The article below was written by Tracey Roizman, DC. Learn more about Tracey and our other experts here. The two strands of your DNA—the iconic double helix of genetic information coiled within the nucleus of every cell, are loosely held together with weak bonds so that, at any given time, sections can be carefully “unzipped” […]

The not-so-sweet truth about chocolate

As a chocoholic, I’ve often reveled in the knowledge that dark chocolate is considered a healthy treat—and even a “super food.” After all, news and research headlines have touted chocolate as good for the heart, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, brain function, mood and depression, and even anti-aging. For these reasons and more, I love giving […]

Control your blood sugar, prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Nearly 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, that number is expected to more than double to around 14 million. One in three seniors dies of Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia.1 These are scary stats. They mean that nearly everyone has a loved one, or knows someone, who suffers with […]

Mediterranean vs. Nordic diet: which is best?

Searching for a diet that provides not only spectacular health benefits but also delicious food? Look no further than the Mediterranean diet. But there’s a “new” diet in town that boasts even bigger benefits – is it the “real deal”? Let’s find out. The Mediterranean diet isn’t really a “diet.” It’s the way Europeans have […]

Go Crazy for Kombucha

Kombucha is a popular beverage made by fermenting green or black tea. While it has only just recently become everyone’s favorite “trendy” health drink, kombucha has been around for millennia. Kombucha originated in the Far East, with the first recorded use coming from China in 221 BC. Back then, it was called the Tea of […]
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