Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins for your body ...
Vitamin D deficiencies have been implicated in a wide range of health ...
Vitamin D is known by many as the “sunshine vitamin” and as a sidekick to calcium in promoting healthy bones. However, did you know that vitamin D has also been shown to have a role in digestive health? In your intestines, there are millions of cells that are receptors for the vitamin D molecule to […]
Vitamin D is a highly recognized vitamin known for its various beneficial effects on human health and the regulation of minerals in the body. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to osteoporosis, autoimmune diseases, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and even depression.* Serious depression afflicts 6.7% of the US population over the age of 18. The […]
Exercise is supposed to clear your mind and energize your body, right? But if you’re reaching for sugar and caffeine to fuel your day, you know all too well how feeling overwhelmed and stressed can disrupt your workout — from making it hard to find your center on your yoga matt, to preventing you from […]
Have you ever wondered how experts are able to assess your mood status? The answer is far simpler than what you may imagine. Researchers and doctors employ the usage of established questionnaires to assess conditions like anxiety and depression. Below are some of the most used questionnaires used in research and medicine to assess mood: […]
Existing for over 270 million years, Ginkgo Biloba is an ancient species of trees that has been widely cultivated for use as a source of food and traditional medicine in Asian cultures. Its broad fan shaped leaves have captivated humans for thousands of years and have been used widely in oriental medicine ranging from treating […]
Along with other metals such as Iron, Magnesium, and Copper, Zinc is part of a group called “trace minerals”, which act as helpers in tasks such as cognition, maintaining mood, growth, and digestion*. Zinc, specifically, aids in digestion by attaching to over 300 enzymes (structures made of proteins that break down other molecules); including ones […]
Folate is one of the most studied B vitamins in the B vitamin complex. It has been known as an essential nutrient in the human body. Folate deficiency has been linked to a variety of health problems, such as anemia, birth defects, and heart disease among many others. Recently, there has been more evidence that […]
B vitamins have been recognized as essential for converting food and water into energy after consumption. There are a total of eight B vitamins, which work together to help metabolism and other processes in the body. Specifically, Vitamin B12 and folate are widely known for their associations. Additionally, it is extremely vital to maintain a […]