Five Most Common Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies in Athletes

It can be a challenge to maintain an exercise routine, but getting the right nutrients can help.  However, physical activity can also change a patient’s micronutrient needs.  “How exercise affects nutrient status is different for each person, says Joy Dubost, PhD, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Certain vitamins and minerals are especially…

Resveratrol and It’s Benefits For Your Health

Resveratrol began drawing worldwide attention when researchers in the 1990s were looking to understand the unusually low rates of cardiovascular disease in France despite the high intake of fat and red wine among the French people. There are hundreds of scientific articles that reference resveratrol as researchers continue to explore the numerous physiological pathways influenced…

K2 For Your Health

I imagine if one of every three patients who walked through your door was afflicted with a debilitating, yet completely preventable and treatable disease.  Unfortunately, this isn’t just a dark fantasy, but a stark reality, as more than 100 million Americans suffer from preventable diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes. As a health…

Brain Nutrients for Chronic Lyme Disease

Many people with chronic Lyme disease battle cognitive dysfunction that creates debilitating symptoms, such as difficulties with focus, concentration, word finding, decision-making, reasoning, and analysis, as well as short-term memory loss. The dysfunction occurs for many reasons, such as the presence of Lyme neurotoxins in the brain, which cause inflammation; the destruction of neurons and…