Osteoarthritis Update

Osteoarthritis, often called “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis. In these studies, CoQ10 and garlic showed promise in supporting the health concerns of those dealing with this issue. Nutrients boost muscle and joint function CoQ10 for muscle and endurance Over time, cartilage that cushions and separates bone joints breaks down….

Six Steps For Emotional Agility

The world has changed dramatically in the past year, and many of us are fighting to remain positive and hopeful during these trying times. According to experts, it’s not positivity, but emotional agility that’s the key to resiliency and greater happiness overall. What is emotional agility? The term emotional agility was originally coined in a…

Blood Glucose and Cardiovascular Health

For decades, cholesterol has been vilified as the key factor driving heart attacks and strokes. While new drugs can drastically reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol, studies suggest that lives are not being saved by this approach. A paradigm shift is underway, and refined carbohydrates, sugar, and insulin resistance are emerging as key threats to heart health….

Men and Women Experience Heart Attacks Differently

A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart muscle becomes blocked, restricting oxygen. Depending on how long blood supply is cut off, heart damage can occur, from mild to severe, and can sometimes be fatal. Did you know that men and women experience heart attacks in unique ways? These stories of two heart…

Blood Sugar Management Tips

According to the CDC, there are several things one can do to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet plan. Keep your weight at a healthy level. Get regular physical activity, which can be as simple as walking.  Avoid skipping meals and try to…

Eye Health Update

Our eyes have no protection from damaging light rays, including the blue light that emits from our computer and cell phone screens. We wear sunglasses outside, and there are glasses and screens that purport to reduce the fatigue of blue light on the eyes. But we can add to our eyes’ protection by providing them…

Migraine Support Update

What is migraine? Unlike a common tension headache, where blood vessels contract, in migraine, doctors believe blood vessels dilate, often causing visual aura effects in addition to throbbing pain. Symptoms can last for hours and up to days, and may include extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting. Those who experience 14 or…

Get the Most from Exercise

Exercise is important to health. According to Medline.gov, some of exercise’s benefits include helping us lose weight, supporting a better mood, reducing risk of heart disease, helping us better manage blood sugar and insulin, strengthen bones and muscles, reduce the risk of some cancers, and more. In these studies, nutrients like ubiquinol, whey and curcumin…

Supplement Support For Your Best Fitness Experience

Fitness is important all year round, but at the beginning of each new year, we often seem to take the time to re-focus on our fitness goals. To help you keep your promise to yourself to exercise more, or more effectively, in this new year, consider information about nutrients and physical activity in the following…

Try Hygge: The Danish Art Of Coziness

The Danish word hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) lacks an English equivalent, but can be roughly translated as “coziness.” Conjuring images of snuggling around a warm fire or tucking into a hearty meal, the best explanation Helen Russell, author of The Year of Living Danishly, Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country (Icon Books, 2015) has…

Metabolism and Vitamins C and E

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a condition where excess weight leads to difficulties with glucose management, blood pressure and more. In these studies, vitamins C and E showed promise in supporting those with MetS. Vitamins C and E in metabolic syndrome New research suggests people with metabolic syndrome (MetS) may need more vitamins C and E….

Fix Secret Energy Zappers With These Tips

A day filled with good energy can lead to more productivity, less stress, and more feel-good emotions. But there are several things that can work against you. In these six videos, discover secret energy zappers and pointers for defeating them. 1. Dehydration Not drinking enough water can affect your mood and energy. And it’s important…