Anti-Aging

  1. Collagen and Joint Pain

    Collagen and Joint Pain
    A 2018 study found that arthritis impacts 91.2 million adults in the United States.1 Over 100 different conditions cause joint pain, but the most common conditions include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. There are many lifestyle triggers for these conditions, but they all boil down to a loss of cartilage between bones. Because cartilage is primarily made up of a protein...
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  2. Managing Joint Pain with Omega 3s

    Managing Joint Pain with Omega 3s
    As with many health-related concerns, optimal nutrition is one of the best ways to help manage joint pain. Some of the most effective nutrients for painful joints are omega 3 fatty acids. What Are Omega 3s? Omega 3s are a group of fatty acids that play important roles in the functioning of your body. They’re essential, meaning that the body...
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  3. Skin Health & Probiotics

    Skin Health & Probiotics
    Probiotics aren’t just for healthy digestion. They may also play a role in skin health, particularly when it comes to anti-aging and acne. Typically, skin conditions are treated topically with creams or lotions applied directly to the skin. But, probiotics help skin by addressing the root cause of many conditions- gut health. Probiotics are good-for-you bacteria available in dietary supplements...
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  4. Why You Don’t Need a Vegan Cleanse (Or Any Cleanse)

    Why You Don’t Need a Vegan Cleanse (Or Any Cleanse)
    Juice cleanses, vegan cleanses, detox cleanses. Various types of cleanses are extremely popular right now, as are the myriad of products you need to purchase to help your body detoxify. As a Registered Dietitian, it's hard not to just brush cleanses off as another unfounded nutrition trend. But, every year I see a new “detox” method popping up, so clearly...
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  5. The Many Benefits of Collagen

    The Many Benefits of Collagen
    Collagen supplements are a pretty popular protein right now. It seems like everyone is adding it to their smoothies, shakes, and even coffee. The claims about it range from the ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles to strengthening hair to helping keep joints healthy. So, does collagen live up to all the hype around it? The answer, especially for...
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  6. Video Blog: Exercising: Getting In Shape With These Simple Steps

    Video Blog: Exercising: Getting In Shape With These Simple Steps
    Exercising: Getting In Shape With These Simple Steps
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  7. Brain Injuries in Preterm Infants

    Brain Injuries in Preterm Infants
    LOW BLOOD AND OXYGEN FLOW DISRUPTS MATURATION OF DEVELOPING BRAIN CELLS In a recent study published online, physician-scientists at Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital have challenged a view long held by pediatric neurologists about brain injury in the preterm infant. They report that ischemia or reduced blood and oxygen flow to the developing brain do not cause...
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  8. Prostate Health: How to Make Those Nighttime Bathroom Trips Disappear for Good

    Prostate Health: How to Make Those Nighttime Bathroom Trips Disappear for Good
    Best Nutrients for Prostate Health: If you’re one of those guys who is up and down all night long emptying your bladder, you’re not alone. These all-night bathroom crawls are practically a national pastime for men over 40. I bet you grumble about it, but you put up with it. After all, an enlarged prostate is basically a fact of...
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  9. Are Pharmaceuticals Depleting You of Nutrients?

    Are Pharmaceuticals Depleting You of Nutrients?
    There are many of the prescription drugs on the market today that are truly miraculous and are helping us live longer and more comfortable, productive lives. For many of us, it’s worth putting up with even moderate side effects if it means our blood sugar remains stable or we don’t experience heartburn after every meal. But there’s one darker side...
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  10. Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection

    Breast Cancer and The Estrogen Connection
    Many of today's female cancers breast in particular are estrogen dependent. If your body has too much estrogen, the normally supportive hormone can become toxic, leading to cancer. Most medical professionals refer to excess estrogen as estrogen dominance. To thoroughly understand why estrogen dominance is a major risk factor for female cancers, let's take a quick look at the way...
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