Keeping a Balanced Gut Microbiome for Overall Health

The community of microbes in the gut known as the gut microbiome promotes processes critical for health. Microbiome imbalance (dysbiosis) may lead to inflammation and associated diseases. Fiber, as a food source for bacteria in the colon can contribute to gut microbiome stability, decreased inflammation and increased health. In addition, the intestinal barrier helps protect … Read more

5 Nutrients to Support Healthy Detox

Your body is constantly exposed to toxins from both internal and external sources. The body has natural mechanisms to help neutralize and eliminate toxins, but without adequate nutritional support those mechanisms can become depleted and overwhelmed leaving the body vulnerable leading to disease and premature aging.

Inflammation, C-Reactive Protein (CRP) and Your Health

C-Reactive Protein (CRP) is a biomarker that indicates inflammation throughout the body and is closely tied to cardiovascular risk. CRP may also indicate cancer, infection, auto-immune disease, and more. Natural nutrients like omega-3, fiber, curcumin, hydroxytyrosol, and magnesium may help reduce CRP and associated risks.

Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion: 7 Nutrients Commonly Depleted by Medications

Drug-induced nutrient depletion occurs when prescription medications deplete, block absorption, increase excretion, or increase utilization of nutrients resulting in nutrient deficiency. Most medications have potential to deplete nutrients contributing to side effects, poor tolerability, & sometimes discontinuation.

Nutritional Support for the Hard-Working Heart

Your heart works hard every day of your life and that requires adequate nutritional support to avoid cardiovascular disease, especially for people with diabetes. Nutrients like CoQ10, carnitine, magnesium, taurine, sulforaphane, olive extracts, and fiber all help support a healthy heart and circulatory system.