Aging well, a Good-night’s Sleep, Cardiovas...

Research and subsequently scientific literature is constantly being updated by new discoveries.  Excitingly, preventive as well as intervention medicine is finding common ground-The microbiome. More and more we are hearing about the importance of the gut, its inhabitants and how...

Vitamin D3 Avoiding a Minimum Mindset

Most practitioners agree there is a combination of approaches that can be taken when addressing bone mineral density, endocrine dysfunction and autoimmunity.  Probably surprising to many is the impact both Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)  and Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) have on these...

Calcium Concerns: Not if You Are Thoughtful A...

Calcium Concerns: Not if You Are Thoughtful About Your Supplementation There are many essential vitamins and minerals considered critical for intake, calcium is one of them.  While it is still best practice to get your micro-nutrients through diet, we know...

A life in balance is a balanced approach to a...

A life in balance is a balanced approach to aging: Repairing metabolism is an important focus for rebuilding our core health and can improve our level of fitness in later decades of life. Through years of poor dietary choices, sedentary...

Don’t wait for October to protect yours...

While October may be Breast Health Awareness Month, it is not prudent to wait for a better lifestyle or change. “Prostate cancer patients who, before their diagnosis, routinely consumed hefty helpings of the flavonoid compounds found in plant-based foods and...

For a Lifetime of Sexual Health

NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT FOR A LIFETIME OF GOOD SEXUAL HEALTH For both men and women, aging and lifestyle play key roles in good sexual health. Psychosocial balance and healthy relationships are also crucial, but to address physical issues it’s important to...

Pre-and Post Natal Benefits of Select Nutrien...

With more and more information coming out about: “Health of the Mother”, “Maximizing a Healthy Womb”, and even the highly academic, yet subjective, discussions around Epigenetics; experts agree the “terrain” during fetal development must be maximized to support development of...

Vitamin D3-25(OH)D serum Levels and Mortality

In cross-sectional multivariate analyses, increasing age, female sex, nonwhite race, diabetes, current smoking, and higher body mass index were all independently associated with higher odds of 25(OH)D deficiency (lowest quartile at <17.8 ng/mL, while greater physical activity, vitamin D supplementation,...

The Road To Health is Paved With Good Intesti...

The mind body connection is not nearly as “fringe”, today in medicine, as it once was. Those at UCLA have recently demonstrated a way to modulate brain function, with a simple dietary ingredient, doing a whole lot more than just...

Depression and Diet…a Link to Explore

Depression and Diet…a Link to Explore According to a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, adherence to the Mediterranean/ low Glyceamic diet is associated with a decreased risk of depression in women. Depression affects women 2x as...