The Risks of Being Underweight

We are all aware of the risks associated with obesity and excess fat, however most don’t realize that being underweight is also a health concern. Many of us may secretly wish we were more likely to fall into the underweight category [ ... ]

Nutrients Important to Good Gum Health

Keeping the teeth you have in your mouth starts with healthy gums. Many Americans’ have gingivitis or periodontitis, which are different stages of gum disease. Our mouths are teeming with bacteria that form plaque on teeth, brushing [ ... ]

Diet, Exercise and Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is characterized by inflammation and the breakdown of cartilage in the joints. In order to maintain a healthy weight to reduce the load placed on joints it is important to eat the appropriate amount of calories [ ... ]

Bone Health

As children we are concerned with growing up tall and with strong bones. As adults we no longer are concerned with the growing of bones, rather we become concerned with maintaining the health of our bones. The structural integrity [ ... ]

Vitamins for Vitality

It’s no secret that we need vitamins to survive and thrive. But making sure you are getting the amount you need to function at your best is vital. B vitamins for instance, are necessary for energy metabolism and if our diet is [ ... ]

The Desirable Vitamin D

Most commonly referred to as vitamin D, this hormone can act as one of your biggest advocates in maintaining and improving optimum health. Its estimated that over one billion people worldwide are vitamin D deficient (1).  This [ ... ]

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