Nutrition Alert News

A Recipe for Memory, “Salade Niçoise”.

The MIND diet, derived from the Mediterranean diet and DASH diets, has been shown to help protect against some cognitive decline [1]. If you would like to read more about it, click here for a link to our blog post. Basically, the diet prescribes 10 brain-boosting foods at certain rates per week and lists 5…

Read more

What are the Best Diets for Brain Health?

As we get older, it seems as though everything starts to slow down a bit. Our metabolism slows, our ability to build muscle slows, and our joints often force us to slow our movements. Perhaps the most daunting slow-down of them all is the slow-down of the mind. Wouldn’t it be amazing if there was…

Read more

Can “DIM” Help with Acne?

What is DIM and how does it work with hormones? Diindolylmethane (or DIM) is both an antioxidant and phytonutrient. It is a natural substance generated when acids in the stomach break down indole-3-carbinol (I3C), a compound found in cruciferous vegetables such as kale, broccoli, cabbage, and brussels sprouts. In order to get the recommended daily…

Read more

Could Gluten be Causing Your Brain Fog?

Often, we associate gluten or intolerance thereof with gastrointestinal problems or digestive issues. As it turns out, gluten can also have an impact on your brain and the way you think. Have you tested negative for celiac and ruled out gluten as the problem? Take a step back. It is possible to be intolerant or…

Read more

Chicken Tikka Masala for sustained energy!

Feeling sluggish or fatigued often comes down to an imbalance between energy supply and demand. To feel energized, we need to make sure our cells are supplied with enough fuel and the right machinery to meet the demands we put upon them. However, the old cliché of eating a big pasta dinner to carb-load the…

Read more

Let’s Talk about an Energy Boost!

How to Boost Energy Naturally-On the smallest scale, energy in your body is made by turning glucose molecules into ATP, and this process happens most efficiently in the presence of certain important nutrients and plenty of water and oxygen. This means the best way to give your body a sustainable boost of energy is to…

Read more

Do the elderly need to take amino acids?

While age brings valuable wisdom, it unfortunately also brings the gradual wasting of skeletal muscle mass, known as sarcopenia. More unfortunately still, sarcopenia brings with it an increased risk of injury, disability, and the loss of independence. Starting as early as our 30’s, research has shown that muscle mass and strength begins to decline in…

Read more

Am I Experiencing Burnout?

How to avoid or recover from burnout  We are living at a time of global change. We are learning to live differently to mitigate risks and reduce exposure to a potentially deadly virus, and we are making changes to antiquated systems with hopes of a brighter future. Overwhelmingly, the world around us is changing and…

Read more

Does BPA free mean toxin free?

BPA-Free Plastic is Not Toxin-Free Why glass containers are still a superior choice for your supplements as well as your food and drinks. What is BPA? The chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is infamous as a toxic component of plastics. It has been used in epoxy resins and polycarbonate plastics since the 1960s, but in the…

Read more

Can foods help with fertility?

 Forget the oysters and champagne, science says there are some foods that are more likely to help you get pregnant. About 15% of heterosexual couples report struggling with infertility, and it is a nearly even 50/50 split between whether the issue is on the male or female side of the equation [1]. Interestingly enough, diet…

Read more

Join Our Social Community!