The Importance of Flu Prevention

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When you have the flu, it’s bad enough to be laid up in bed, uncomfortable, exhausted and in pain. These are reasons enough for someone to do everything they can to maintain a strong immune system, but emerging research suggests there might be a far more serious one: increased risk for stroke or neck artery tears after contracting the flu or a flu-like illness. Even more reason to take preventative measures before flu season arrives!

Depression, Cardiovascular Disease and Your Sleep Routine

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We know that sleep is a central problem with all mood and anxiety disorders. We also know that people with depression have twice the mortality and morbidity of those who don’t. But why is sleep so important and how exactly does it affect our health? Let's get down to the nuts and bolts of why developing a sleep routine is so important.

Which Heart Health Diet is Right for You?

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Prevailing wisdom on what’s good for the heart seems to change as quickly and as often as the weather. Recommendations to engage in regular physical activity and avoid smoking have stood the test of time, but dietary advice for cardiovascular health has shifted significantly. Let’s take a look at where the science currently stands on heart-healthy diets.

What You Need to Know about Your Omega 3 Supplement

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Most families can find a bottle of Omega-3 in their medicine cabinet. But did you know that different kinds of Omega-3 offer different health benefits? Find out more about the different kinds of Omega-3 and effective dosing.

What You Need to Know about CoQ10 and Statins

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Many people are taking statins, but few know of its effects on CoQ10 levels and the potential problems that may arise. Find out more about how CoQ10 works, what role it plays in your body and the potential effects of statins on your overall health.

Acetyl L-carnitine and Depression

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Have you heard of acetyl L-carnitine (ALCAR)? ALCAR is commonly connected with weight loss, but it could have a significantly positive effect on patients with depression too. Find out more about optimizing your brain health here.

Glutathione for Building Muscle Mass and Strength

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Do you want to stay healthy and active even as you get into your 70s and 80s? If so building and maintaining muscle mass and strength is key. Find out how glutathione as a supplement can help you stay strong and active, even as you begin aging.

Your Magnesium and Vitamin D Levels

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Have you ever wondered about the benefits of magnesium supplements? Many people are beginning to do some research on the matter as doctors reveal that most Americans are deficient in this important mineral. Discover some of the powerful effects magnesium can have and find out how magnesium and vitamin D are connected.

Making Dietary Collagen Peptides a Part of Your Daily Diet

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What are dietary collagen peptides? Find out why in the last half of the modern lifespan (after age 40), there is a higher need for nutritional support from collagen protein, especially in the peptide form. Then discover the benefits of adding this supplement to your daily diet.