Can You Stop Cellular Aging?

Can You Stop Cellular Aging?
Can You Stop Cellular Aging? We’re all for aging. For many folks, the natural process of getting older means growing wiser and more comfortable in their own skin. Consider that silver hair a badge of honor! What we’re not for is aging on the cellular level. Aging gracefully means taking care of your cellular health, so you’re in good physical and mental shape as you enter your sixties, seventies, and beyond. (If you’re lucky, way beyond!) How quick...

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Resolution: Exercise!

Resolution: Exercise!
Resolution: Exercise! Something about a shiny new year makes you want to do better. Getting more exercise is a popular resolution, with good reason. You don’t need us to tell you that exercise is good for you in tons of ways (weight control, mood lift, energy boost, and sounder sleep, anyone?). So hitting the gym should be a no-brainer, right? In theory yes. But as anyone who’s ever lived in a human body can attest, it’s not always that easy. Somet...

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Establishing a Healthy Foundation and 12 Signs of a Weak Nutritional Foundation

Establishing a Healthy Foundation and 12 Signs of a Weak Nutritional Foundation
Establishing a Healthy Foundation and 12 Signs of a Weak Nutritional Foundation  In this article: What nutrients do we need to develop and maintain a healthy body? What signs show that the body is missing vitamins or minerals? What is the simplest way to cover your health bases? A Healthy Nutritional Foundation What sets kids up for a healthy life and ensures that adults age gracefully, maintaining cognitive and physical function? Getting all the e...

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Digestive Tips for the Holidays

Digestive Tips for the Holidays
Digestive Tips for the Holidays December’s here, and food wise, that means it’s temptation city. Everywhere you look, it seems like someone is trying to get you to go against your better instincts. That cookie platter in the break room. The chocolates at your hair salon. Those seasonal goodies lining the shelves of the grocery store. Not to mention all the rich and sweet foods you’re probably making at home. It’s enough to make anyone overindulge. ...

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Are You Taking The Right Iron For You?

Are You Taking The Right Iron For You?
Are You Taking The Right Iron For You?  This blog was originally posted on drwillcole.com. Nutrient deficiencies are something I see regularly in my telehealth functional medicine clinic. Our bodies are so interconnected and require a specific ratio of various nutrients in order to function optimally. And while I believe food is foundational, sometimes severe deficiencies require a little more help to overcome. Iron is one of the most common defici...

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Iron for adults over 50

Iron for adults over 50
Iron for adults over 50 Many people fear iron excess. This fear may be one reason why, even in wealthy countries, iron is the most common nutrient deficiency. For example, 8-44% of seniors are anemic, and contrary to many assumptions, men in this group are most likely to be deficient. And it is true, that like most other nutrients, iron is not good for us in excess. However, it is also not good for us to be deficient. This is why I refer to iron as...

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14 Signs You May Benefit From Taking Digestive Enzymes

14 Signs You May Benefit From Taking Digestive Enzymes
14 Signs You May Benefit From Taking Digestive Enzymes As previously posted on onbetterliving.com If you don’t think your digestion is at its best, taking a digestive enzyme supplement before each meal may reduce symptoms like gas and bloating while helping you to absorb more nutrients.* Having truly healthy digestion isn’t just about getting through a meal without feeling like our stomach is burning or it tripled after we've eaten. And there’s a l...

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Introducing: Daily and Kid’s Multi Essentials+, a liquid multivitamin and mineral formula for the whole family

Introducing: Daily and Kid’s Multi Essentials+, a liquid multivitamin and mineral formula for the whole family
Introducing: Daily and Kid’s Multi Essentials+, a liquid multivitamin and mineral formula for the whole family A good, well-balanced diet should supply most of the essential nutrients we need to power us through the day and support our overall health. However, let’s be real, not everyone is able to or chooses to eat as well as they should all the time and it can be easier than we think to get sub-optimal amounts of key vitamins and minerals – espec...

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    Immune-Essence™ with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: A Fall Essential

    Immune-Essence™ with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: A Fall Essential
    Immune-Essence™ with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: A Fall Essential When you hear the words “turkey tail,” it’s natural to think of the plume of feathers on November’s bird of honor. But Turkey Tail, so named because of its similarity to the real thing, is a mushroom with immune-boosting powers.* And in the fall, when everyone from your little ones to your seatmate on the bus seems to be a walking cootie factory, that’s something we could all use. Whic...

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    Tropical Mint Green Smoothie

    Tropical Mint Green Smoothie
    Tropical Mint Green Smoothie Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Makes: 2 x 10oz servings Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mango ½ cup frozen banana ½ an avocado (or ½ cup plain yoghurt) 1 cup filtered water 1 ½ tbsp Flora Beyond Greens Powder 1 tbsp aloe vera juice 2 tsp Udo’s Oil 2 tsp chia seeds ½ tsp peppermint extract Method:  Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender, blend on high until smooth and creamy.

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    Health Benefits of Taking a Probiotic Daily

    Health Benefits of Taking a Probiotic Daily
    Health Benefits of Taking a Probiotic Daily As previously posted on onbetterliving.com It’s wild to think about, but each of our guts are home to about 100 trillion microbes, that includes about 1000 strains of bacteria, that can weigh up to  5 pounds (1).  While the word “bacteria '' doesn't necessarily drum up warm and cozy feelings, most of these invisible critters are there to help us. In fact researchers are learning just how critical this in...

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    Organic MCT Oil

    Organic MCT Oil
    MCT oil is extremely popular for its fat-burning qualities and easy digestibility. Many people are attracted to MCT oil’s ability to support their fitness goals through improved weight management and exercise performance. Everyone can take advantage of its benefits for the heart and brain.* What is MCT Oil? MCTs are “better for you” fats, specifically MCFAs (medium-chain fatty acids), aka MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides). MCTs come in four le...

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