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Sleep: These supplements WORK!

Sleep: These supplements WORK!

Why is sleep so important? • Sleep plays a critical role in proper brain function: improves learning, protects mental and physical health, preventative against neurodegenerative disease (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s etc.)• Lack of sleep has been shown to contribute to weight gain, reduced insulin sensitivity, increased “cravings” and abnormal hormone function• Studies have shown that people who slept fewer than six hours suffer from low grade inflammation which has been associated with increased mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. •Those who get 6 hours or less of sleep are 4 times more likely to catch a cold when exposed to a virus compared to those who had...

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Are digestive enzymes for you?

Are digestive enzymes for you?

What is Digest Support? Digest Support is an enzyme supplement that helps aide in digestion. An enzyme is a substance that the body produces that acts as a catalyst – which means it speeds up a chemical reaction in the body. The supplement combines several types of enzymes that include a proprietary blend of Ox Bile Extract, DPPIV, Amylase and others as well. It speeds up the chemical reactions that help you digest food and absorb the nutrients. What conditions could digest support improve? Digest support could help any number of digestive conditions such as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Ulcerative...

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What you need to know if you are taking a statin drug

What you need to know if you are taking a statin drug

Over one quarter (25%) of the United States' population takes a statin drug typically prescribed for "high" cholesterol. If you ask many of these patients what it is for, they can confidently state, "cholesterol". But few of these patients actually know what this drug is doing in their body. Some common side effects include muscle aches, fatigue, memory loss, trouble sleeping and several other symptoms.  Coenzyme Q10, usually just called CoQ10, is a fat-soluble compound required for energy generation in the mitochondrial electron transport chain. Since it can be synthesized endogenously, CoQ10 is not technically an essential nutrient. Endogenous synthesis,...

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New study demonstrates the correlation between vitamin C levels and cognitive function

New study demonstrates the correlation between vitamin C levels and cognitive function

The amount of research that exists on vitamin C is quite extensive, yet this vitamin’s potential benefit on cognitive function may not be the first thing that comes to mind. A study published earlier this month in Frontiers in Aging Neurosceince, brought this topic to light. Here, researchers demonstrated a significant association between plasma vitamin C levels and performance on tasks involving attention, focus, working memory, decision speed, delayed and total recall, and recognition. This cross-sectional study included 81 healthy individuals ages 24 to 96 years of age with a range of plasma vitamin C concentrations. Cognitive assessments included The...

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A Natural Approach to Fighting the Flu

A Natural Approach to Fighting the Flu

"Flu-season" is upon us once again and the recommendations are pouring in from every direction. As the saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.  Our recommendations for supercharging your lifestyle, diet and supplement routine to supercharge your body.

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