Helping Reduce Obesity with Olive Polyphenols

Obesity can result from various factors including diet and is associated with inflammation that often increases with aging. Many ingredients in Olivamine® help maintain healthy levels of inflammation including the important olive polyphenols, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein. Obesity is linked with the loss of metabolic energy balance that may be restored by thermogenesis (heat production) from … Read more

Vitamin D and Magnesium Work Together to Promote Health

Vitamin D deficiency is common and can result in unregulated cell proliferation. The beneficial effects from vitamin D are dependent on sufficient magnesium intake.  Deficiency in either nutrient is associated with health problems including cardiovascular disease and conditions preceding diabetes that are associated with inflammation. Vitamin D and magnesium work together in Olivamine® VitalHealth to … Read more

Medications Associated with Deficiencies in the Vital Micronutrient Zinc

Commonly prescribed drugs can lead to deficiencies in micronutrients including zinc. Zinc deficiencies play important roles in diseases like Alzheimer’s disease. Zinc deficiencies can result from taking medicines including antacids, diuretics and certain heart medications, and can occur in individuals with chronic diarrhea and liver problems. Olivamine® MultiVitamin can help remedy zinc deficiencies. Zinc deficiencies … Read more

Mitochondria and Health: Maintaining Your Cellular Engines

Cells contain biological engines called mitochondria that convert food into energy the body can use. Mitochondria utilize a complex system of vitamins, minerals, essential lipids, electrolytes, amino acids, antioxidants to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies lead to dysfunction, cell death, disease, and aging.

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.

4 Nutrients You Should Probably be Supplementing

Ideally, following a healthy and well-balanced diet should provide your body with all of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients it needs for optimum health. However, even with our best efforts there are some key nutrients that most people simply are not getting enough of without incorporating nutritional supplements.

Olivamine®: What is it? Science Behind the Olivamine Supplements

Olivamine® is a patented antioxidant formula based on olive extracts with hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein plus supporting vitamins and amino acids. It was created to promote cellular health by activating mitochondrial antioxidants that are known to play a role in inflammation, disease, and longevity.