Health & Nutrition
Learn how nutrition can help with a wide range of disorders, improve energy and focus, and much more within.
The mossy, spindly extensions of Huperzia serrata may not look like much to the casual observer, but the compounds therein can improve memory and other cognitive functions for Alzheimer’s patients to potentially great effect.
Even if your seafood aversion requires a generous shellacking of tartar sauce every time you can’t avoid eating fish, we can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have fish at least a few times a month.
Anxiety & Depression
Featuring a conscientious blend of easily absorbable nutrients, extracts, and vital serotonin precursors, Onnit New Mood mounts a targeted attempt to improve mood and fight general stress.
One of several casualties of the single-minded assault on germs sponsored jointly by cleaning product commercials and modern healthcare providers is the collective misunderstanding of probiotics.
Food is for physical wellness, and pharmaceutical products are for mental health conditions—that’s where most of us land when it comes to nutrition psychiatry.
The majority of herbal sleep aids under objective scrutiny have been proven safe and non-addictive; that’s not the hard part when it comes to making it through the vetting process and into common use.
Chemotherapy and surgery may currently preside as the most effective treatments for cancer, but they can’t do what nutrition therapy can—they can’t (reasonably) prevent the cancer from forming in the first place.
In the chemotherapy patient’s personal war against cancer, every ounce of control they can wrestle away from the disease is a victory that can contribute to brighter outcomes—especially when it means they can eat foods they enjoy again.
What exactly is dextrose, and where does it come from? Let’s take a closer look at what dextrose is, how athletes and people with diabetes use it, and whether dextrose is healthy or not.
Instead of binging on snacks like chips or pretzels that can cause a blood sugar spike, consider adding higher-protein, lower-carb snacks to your daily routine—like these 15 options, which are some of the best snacks for diabetes you can make in just minutes.
While it may be convenient to put each health concern in a box, focusing on one treatment at a time, the diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) connection provides an important lesson: the human body doesn’t work that way.
Recognizing the connection between weight status and insulin resistance is a start, but understanding the actual mechanics involved provides a crucial defense against diabetes.
Normally, we’re content to bounce around new and/or controversial theories on nutritional concepts all day, but every so often, we have the luxury of seeing in black and white.
Junk food and fast food companies have become so adept at milking our prehistorically rooted cravings for fat, salt, and simple carbs that they don’t even need to hide their tricks anymore.
Nutrition is understandably not priority one in the chaotic moments immediately following a traumatic brain injury (TBI), but as soon as the patient is stable, nutrition therapy shares center stage with other key tenets of TBI rehabilitation.