Having good heart health begins with understanding how your life choices affect your overall health. This can be particularly true when it comes to dealing with high cholesterol. Everyone should have a basic understanding of the kinds of cholesterol. Nearly 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease daily, with an average of one death occurring every 40 seconds. Cholesterol is always a hot topic, with millions of dollars spent on medication to lower LDL ("bad cholesterol") and raise HDL ("good cholesterol"). There are many Read More
2017 is here and now is the best time to get healthy, or recommit to staying healthy. Health should be number one on your priority list, and Supplement Spot can be an active part of that. This is also the time of the year for lists, and we thought it would be fun to share some examples of New Year’s resolution lists for a healthy 2017.
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We’ve all grown up being told to eat your fruits and vegetables. Let’s talk about the “fruit” part and which fruit is good for what. Each fruit has their own special nutritional treat. If you want to focus on something particular, it’s good to know which fruit is best for you. Here is a short list of fruits readily available (or should I say “low hanging fruits”) you should consider and why:
Avoid the Holiday Blues
During the next 60 days, most of us will be traveling to family or friend’s homes to celebrate the Holidays. Many are traveling across the country by train or plane. These things are certain; we will be eating more, sleeping less, encountering large groups of people, and have more stress in our lives.
As we travel we also expose ourselves to germs and bacteria that our system may not be familiar with. Perhaps grandma does not keep her house a clean as she once did. The good
There have been many studies that have proven the link between Retinol and healthy skin. The retinoid family comprises vitamin A (retinol) and its natural derivatives. Vitamin A can be very effective in diminishing sign of aging in most people. Retinols can help resurface the skin. “Retinoids are amazing multitaskers. By acting directly on the DNA in skin cells, they boost the many cell functions that tend to slow down once we hit 30,” says Alexiades-Armenakas, Ph.D., a New York City–based
Fall has arrived around the United States. Football season is in full swing and the holidays are just around the corner. Now is a great time to think about how you will manage your health to insure you stay healthy through the holidays. We offer three ways (healthy eating, exercise, and proper supplements) to help you maintain your weight and health. As always, remember to consult your physician before starting any new exercise or diet plan.Healthy Eating Strategies
According to the National Institutes of Health,
This is just a small video how enjoying the simple things in life and spending quality time with children will keep you happy and feeling young.
It's my son catching his first fish from a kayak. Turn up the volume and Enjoy!
Casey H Borgers, President
First and foremost, what is DIM?
DIM (DI-Indolyl Methane or diindolylmethane) is derived in the body from the phytonutrient Indole-3-Carbinol found in cruciferous vegetables including broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and kale. Its primary benefit is its ability to assist the body in metabolizing estrogen. There are two pathways for estrogen to take form with the 2-hydrozy pathway being the good one. DIM assists in the metabolism of estrogen in the 2-hydroxy pathway, thus allowing the body to metabolize estrogen quicker and keeping the levels more stable. This becomes more of
We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important to your overall health and well-being. Easier said than done right? Most adults need around seven hours sleep per night, but if you are below that number you will want to keep reading.
Sleep health has a number of benefits you might not have thought of, including:Improved memory- sleep helps your brain prepare for the next day. A Harvard study suggested that dreaming improves memory. Reduced inflammation- sleep duration is associated with changes in levels of cytokines that are important in regulating
It is the time of year when many people are preparing for a restful vacation. Perhaps you are heading off to see the grandkids, or your whole family is taking a cruise. No matter what the activity, vacations are no reason to give up on healthy living. Here are few tips to help you stay healthy while on vacation. How to Have a Healthy Vacation.Wash your hands often. Take you supplements or victims with you. Take vitamin C or Beta Glucan Dink lots of water. If you travel abroad, consider bottled water.