Vitamins & Supplements
Natural supplements are growing in popularity, and formulas are becoming more effective. If you are searching for natural ways to stay healthy or manage medical conditions, natural supplements are a great alternative to prescription drugs.
The dangers of taking prescription drugs are becoming more widely known, and people are trending more toward using natural solutions like vitamins and supplements.
The most popular supplements today include curcumin as an anti-inflammatory and improve your overall health, omega-3s (fish oil) to keep your heart healthy, melatonin to help with sleep issues, CoQ10 for brain health and memory enhancement and vitamin D for healthy bones.
There are even effective natural supplements like Prelox® to help treat ED in men.
America’s diabetes epidemic won’t end anytime soon. Sadly, I have no silver bullet to stop that runaway train. But I can tell you where there’s promise, and offer my advice to diabetics and those at risk, so they can put up a fight. It’s not all gloom and doom. Indeed, research pours in every day […]
The human body is an amazing machine, capable of regulating itself under extreme duress. It can raise its own temperature to fight illness. Your joints can predict rainy weather. Your brain is both a turbine of cognitive function and a near-infinite warehouse of memory. Find anything built by humans that can do those things and […]
A lot of people write in with questions about how and when to take their supplements, if they should worry about their supplements interacting with their medications, and what vitamins cannot be taken together. There are plenty of concerns when it comes to interactions between drugs and certain drug/supplement combos. But the good news is […]
The supplements aisle. Hundreds of bottles of pills, powders and extracts stacked on top of each other. Each one promises something different than the other while claiming how important they are for your health. Where do you begin? Which supplements do you really you need? I hear these questions a lot in my practice. So, […]
Should you be taking one of the popular omega-6 or omega-9 supplements with your omega-3s? So many choices, claims, and promises. The ideal ratio of 3 to 6 to 9? Disputed. The “perfectly balanced” dose? Depends. My advice? Just stick with your omega-3s. Perfect isn’t there The fact that supplement producers disagree wildly on what […]
Most of us don’t really fear aging in and of itself—we fear looking and feeling old. We fear losing our faculties and our independence. We fear looking older than other people our age. And there’s a multi-billion dollar market chock-full of “anti-aging” lotions, pills, and potions that profits heartily from our collective fears. And while […]
This is not just for diabetics. Unbalanced blood sugar levels and too much sugar consumption in general can significantly increase the risk of developing diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease. That means keeping blood glucose levels balanced can be a life-sustaining, even life-saving, practice—for diabetics and healthy people alike. But hidden sugar is ubiquitous in […]
You know those probiotic supplements? The ones with the “good bacteria” that keep us healthy in a million ways, from improved digestion to optimal immune support? As wonderful as they are, they typically lose significant health power in a battle with your stomach. But now, there’s a way to help them deliver their full benefits […]
What are Omega-3 fatty acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are one of several types of essential fatty acids (EFAs). They’re called EFAs because they’re essential to human health, but the body can’t make them, so they must come from dietary sources. The Standard American Diet is too low in these fats which are essential for good […]
Today, let’s give melatonin an extra dose of respect. This body-clock-regulating hormone calms us for sleep as darkness falls, and rouses us to greet the day. It also plays a role when heartburn and acid reflux strike. So, if you’re a sufferer, read on for natural heartburn relief. The burning question—what is (and isn’t) acid […]