The Health Benefits of Vitamin D

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Why is Vitamin D Important? Adequate vitamin D levels are vital for optimal functioning of almost every organ system! It is responsible for the proper control of calcium and phosphate regulation in the body which contributes to muscle and bone health, and prevents osteoporosis. It also plays an important role in the normal functioning of […]

To Supplement or Not to Supplement

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Have you ever stood in the supplement aisle in the store and wondered what supplements you should really be taking?  You’re not alone.  The choices are endless.  You also may be hearing conflicting advice from friends, family, or even health care professionals. There are many reasons people should be taking vitamin and mineral supplements, and […]

Is Inflammation Keeping you From Losing Weight?

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The presence of chronic, uncontrolled low-grade inflammation in the body is an underlying factor in many common disease states: cardiovascular disease, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, allergies, cancer, certain autoimmune diseases, diabetes, and obesity to name a few.   While short-term inflammation is an important body process that helps us fight off infection and injuries, the chronic inflammation […]

Vitamin D and the Winter Blues

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Vitamin D and the Winter Blues. Known in the medical field as Season Affective Disorder (SAD), winter depression is a mental condition in which people experience depressed mood during the same season each year. Winter depression is still a mystery to many health care professionals and there are varying schools of thought with relation to […]

Staying Healthy At Any Age

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This year, resolve to a proactive approach. Our bodies are constantly changing and maintaining good health is an ongoing process. Taking care of your body and being proactive about your healthcare will help ensure a healthier, happier you! SCREENING TESTS Screening tests look for diseases before you might ever have any symptoms or determine if […]