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Insulin Resistance and Insulin Sensitivity

By |2022-08-09T18:56:11-06:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , |

Insulin resistance can be difficult to detect without medical tests. However, its effects can be dangerous if left unchecked. This month we are taking a look at the risks and symptoms of insulin resistance, plus 10 preventative measures you can take to reduce your risks of insulin resistance and increase your insulin sensitivity.   What is [...]

Staying Clear of Heavy Metals

By |2022-08-09T18:56:49-06:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can be found throughout the environment. Given their prevalence in the foods that we eat and even the air we breathe, we are exposed to high levels of heavy metals every day. Certain metals-- including zinc, copper, and iron—are beneficial for your health in small doses. However, overexposure to [...]

Mushrooms: The Underrated Superfood

By |2022-07-11T23:20:07-06:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Mushrooms have been used for centuries, across many cultures as both food and medicine. A growing body of research now centers on the many benefits of mushrooms both on our physical and mental health. If you’ve only thought of mushrooms as a nice addition to a stir-fry, it’s time to learn more about these fascinating fungi, [...]

How To Meet Your Body’s Iron Needs

By |2022-07-11T23:14:41-06:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , |

Iron is an essential mineral that helps maintain many vital functions in the body. This includes the production of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that helps transport oxygen throughout the body. Consuming enough iron is important. Without it, your body will struggle to produce enough healthy red blood cells. Iron levels impact many aspects [...]

Mental Fitness: Top Tips For Optimum Clarity

By |2022-06-23T12:10:36-06:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , |

Mental fitness is a concept used to help us enhance our thought patterns and overall mental and cognitive well-being. Just as the body can be strengthened through physical exercise, our minds too can be made more resilient through conscious training and healthy lifestyle practices. By developing an awareness of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, we can [...]

How Functional Lab Testing Can Get To The Root Cause

By |2022-06-23T11:49:49-06:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , |

Every successful journey needs a good map, so your road to good health needs the data to ensure you will reach your destination. Think of it this way: If you don’t know the root cause of a problem, you don’t know the best starting point and route to follow. A thorough evaluation of your overall health [...]

Foods You Should Be Eating Daily for Longevity

By |2022-06-01T21:28:02-06:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

The small choices we make every day add up to a lasting impact on our long-term health. One of the most striking examples of how good decisions lead to good outcomes is the role of our everyday food choices on longevity. Growing research points to the importance of diet on both quality of life and lifespan [...]

Do You Need Supplements? Things To Consider

By |2022-05-31T18:57:27-06:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Do you need to take supplements? The answer isn’t always straightforward. In a perfect world, all the nutrients we need are readily available from a well-rounded diet. However, many other factors come into play. Simply put, today’s world isn’t always conducive to a diet that meets all your needs. Here are some questions to ask to [...]

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