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Learn More About Your Levels – Tips for Understanding Cholesterol

Much has been written about controlling cardiovascular disease by controlling cholesterol levels in the blood. You might not know this, but we don’t actually measure cholesterol directly. Instead, tests measure lipoproteins that transport cholesterol, which you might be more familiar with by the names HDL (high-density lipoprotein), LDL (low-density lipoprotein) et al. Levels of HDL, […]

Feeling Stressed? Our Recommendation for Adrenal Support

The term “Adrenal” comes from the Latin “ad” meaning “over” and “renal” meaning “kidney,” that is to say, over the kidneys. The adrenal glands are tiny glands that weigh less than a couple of grapes. Nevertheless, these glands are essential to life and health, controlling things like sodium, glucose and hormones like epinephrine, norepinephrine and […]

Supplements: Prenatal to Postnatal

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One of the most frequently asked questions is about whether a woman should take supplements during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Whether or not you should take supplements is an excellent question and warrants a good answer. First, what is a supplement? The U.S. Federal Government defines a supplement as: is intended to supplement the diet; contains […]