How to Slow the Aging of Your Bones

How to Slow the Aging of Your Bones

Movement is life – that’s why our bones and muscles play a crucial role in what we do and enjoy every day. Our bones and muscles have to be well taken care of to ensure they can serve us our entire lives.

Why Gut Health is Important to Your Weight Loss Success

gut health and weight loss

The foods we eat influence our health – it’s simple. A pivotal part of that process is our gut. To begin an effective weight loss journey, you need to first identify the root our your health problems. For some this could be an unhealthy gut that is the result of poor diet or lifestyle choices – two aspects that also contribute to weight gain.

Understanding the Role of Cholesterol in your Diet

cholesterol and your body

Cholesterol is often viewed negatively since too much cholesterol poses health concerns. However, cholesterol plays a necessary role in making your body function as it should. Fortunately your body makes all of the cholesterol you need. With a healthy diet and exercise, you can regulate your cholesterol to maintain a healthy amount.

Hormones: Understanding the Basics of What they Do For Your Body

absolute basics of hormones

There are over 50 different hormones that regulate various facets of your body. The task of a hormone is to carry information from cell to cell throughout your body. Because the role of hormones are so impactful, yet so mysterious (considering their effects are not not visible to patients), many patients consult our providers to learn more about their hormones.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: The Good Kind of Fats

benefits of omega 3 fatty acids

It is estimated that 68% of adults do not consume enough Omega-3 fatty acids. Commonly found in fish, omega-3’s provide many great benefits to your heart and overall health. Make a meaningful change and add omega-3s to your diet!

Foods for an Upset Stomach

what to eat when your stomach is feeling sick

Be it the flu or a similar stomach bug, what you eat while you are feeling ill can play a big role in how you feel as your body recovers. It’s likely you grew up being told to drink lots of fluids – this is great advice!

How Food Affects Your Mood

food and your mood

Change your diet and you can change your overall health… but can it also change your mood?

Serotonin, along with dopamine, is a chemical in the brain that influences your mood. Food you eat can actually influence your serotonin production. The most common foods that can boost your serotonin levels are carbohydrates, fish, and foods high in vitamin D.

Making the Most of Your Fish: Health Benefits, Cooking, and What to Avoid

benefits of eating fish

March and April are among the most popular times of the year to eat fish – due in a big part to Lent. While it’s difficult to find a conclusive sales number for the entire fish industry, it seems that many retailers and restaurants report seeing roughly a 20% spike in fish sales this time of the year.