What You Should Know About Tick Season and Lyme Disease

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Acute Lyme disease and chronic PTLDS are not easily treatable conditions, despite what the mainstream media may suggest. Instead, one single tick bite can initiate a lifelong health battle. As the warmer weather entices us outdoors to enjoy its numerous benefits, it is important to remind ourselves to take adequate precautions against the organisms that share the beauty of the season with us.

Collagen Peptides, Body Composition and Muscle Strength

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Collagen has been receiving more and more attention over the past couple of years, and rightfully so. Recent studies have shown there are many benefits of taking collagen peptide supplements, especially for premenopausal women.

Resveratrol and Enhanced Muscle in the Elderly

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Sarcopenia is the atrophy of skeletal muscle and is becoming a larger problem with the elderly population, leading to functional decline, and is associated with increased falls and immobility, acute and chronic illnesses, fatigue, and mortality. Find out how resveratrol can enhance the growth of muscle fibers by addressing the metabolic changes that contribute to sarcopenia and prevent the rapid development of the various health challenges associated with it.

Vitamin C and Cognitive Function

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With so much concern about remaining vibrant and active throughout our lives, a new study about vitamin C and its role in maintaining cognitive function is more relevant than ever. Dig in to discover how people perform when they are vitamin C deficient vs. when they have plenty of vitamin C in their body!

Benefits of Collagen Peptides for Osteoarthritis

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I personally put collagen in my morning smoothie for skin, heart and muscular health. Here we learn a little more about the potential benefits of taking a collagen peptides supplement, especially if you have osteoarthritis!

Bacteriophage Supplementation and Your Gut

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Many people are looking to limit the use of antibiotics when possible. One promising alternative you may wish to consider is bacteriophages. Let's dig in and find out more about how they work to help support your gut microbiome!

Vitamin E and Your Eye Health

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Let's look into the Designs for Health vault to find out about two important fractions found in vitamin E - tocopherol and tocotrienol - and how they affect your eye health.

Diet and Autism - What are the Options?

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A range of different dietary interventions has been proposed as nutritional therapy for autism, but the effects appear to be as varied as people with autism, themselves. What works well for one child or adult may make little difference for another. Some approaches, however, are a bit more promising than others. Here, we'll examine the gluten-free/casein-free diet, and the ketogenic diet as nutritional therapy alternatives.

Depression and Sceletium

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What's the best way to deal with depression and anxiety? While there is no one, single answer, "food is medicine" is a mantra that many of us like to follow and there are many natural supplements that can aid in maintaining optimal health. In this article, we'll take a closer look at the supplement sceletium and how it can help with depression and anxiety.