What is cholesterol and what does it do?
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that naturally occurs in the blood. It assists in hormone and tissue production, helps protect your nerves and aids the digestive system. What’s HDL?
High-density lipoprotein or HDL is often called “good” cholesterol because it helps bring the “bad” cholesterol back to the liver and cleanses the bloodstream. A level greater than 60 is optimal.
Low-density lipoprotein or LDL is often call
A healthy diet consists of foods which are calorie dense foods, balanced carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Vitamins supplement a healthy diet to fill in the gaps of nutrients you are unable to meet. Vitamins are not a substitute for good nutrition, but may offer additional benefits of certain phytonutrients. Scientific studies continue to emerge supporting the use of specific nutrients which are beneficial in treating and preventing certain diseases and chronic health conditi
Artificial fertilization associated with traditional/conventional crops yields lush crops by swelling the plants with water. Pound-for-pound, organic food has more “dry matter” (i.e. food). This is one of the reasons organic foods have higher levels of nutrients. Research by American nutritionist Virginia Worthington has confirmed that, based on current dietary patterns, the differences can be enough to help you achieve the recommended daily allowances for certain nutrients t
As a pharmacist, I have filled thousands of prescriptions for people who suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure). Often, patients are initially prescribed one medication to help control their blood pressure, but over time the doctor adds more medications. Some patients end up taking three or four daily medications. In many cases additional therapies, such as exercise or modifying one’s diet, can be utilized to help control blood pressure and sometimes give the added be
Most people know exercise is important for good health and it can improve your overall well-being physically and mentally.
It can help you lose weight, reduce high blood pressure and even prevent many illnesses, before they can occur. According to the Mayo Clinic, there are seven specific advantages to exercising regularly. 1. Exercise can improve your mood. Get moving when you are feeling stressed out, angry or blue. A vigorous walk or work out can promote the release of ne
Interactive Metronome (IM) is a neuro-motor therapy leader that has changed clinical expectations by assisting patients in reaching greater functional gains in a shorter period of time. As a provider of IM services we can help children and adults with numerous neurological problems, which include; ADHD, Multiple Sclerosis, gait difficulties, Autism, stroke, Dyslexia, non-verbal learning disorders, Alzheimer’s and many others. Please ask your provider how IM can help you or yo