Some consumers do not know how to identify a natural vitamin from a synthetic one. Vitamin and mineral supplements may contain labels that are too complicated for you to understand. You may not even know what to look for in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If Your Vitamins are Real or Fake
The term “plant based” is everywhere right now—and there’s no standard definition for what that phrase actually means. This confusion may contribute to something I’ve been hearing as a registered dietitian: that consuming plant-based omega-3 fatty acids is the same … Continue reading Plant-Based Supplements Versus Fish – Omega-3 Sources
Retinoids, or topical forms of vitamin A, are some of the “most used and most studied anti-aging compounds,” according to Harvard Health Publishing. Whether applied as a retinoid cream for acne, an overnight serum for wrinkles or even as a … Continue reading Retinoid Benefits vs. Myths: The Facts for Healthier Skin
You’ve likely seen the term “plant-based” popping up everywhere. In the marketing of Impossible Foods products. All over the snack world. In one-sided films posing as documentaries. But what, exactly, does “plant-based” mean? That’s unclear at this point, as there … Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan Diet – What’s the Difference?
You may not be lucky enough to live surrounded by palm trees, but thanks to popular tropical fruits like açaí and dragon fruit (and whoever made smoothie bowls a thing), you can darn sure pretend. Okay, açaí bowls may be … Continue reading What Is Dragon Fruit? Benefits, Flavor, And How To Eat It
Australia is home to one of the most potent vitamin C foods known as the Kakadu plum. How much vitamin C does this superfruit contain? According to the Australian … Continue reading Kakadu Plum: Top 5 Benefits of this Vitamin C-Rich Fruit
We know that legumes, nuts and seeds can be some of the healthiest superfoods around when consumed in moderation, and one of the better nuts for health is the walnut. Walnuts nutrition has been shown to help fight depression, improve brain … Continue reading Black Walnut Benefits, Uses and Nutrition Facts
Gone are the days when your only sparkling water options were giant, two-liter seltzer bottles beneath rows of soda at the grocery store: The age of fizzy water has officially arrived. (Fun fact: Sparkling water is actually expected to be … Continue reading 11 Best Sparkling Water Brands Of 2019, According To Dietitians
Can everyday habits, products (coffee!) and strategies actually help your memory? Sometimes, yes, says P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.B.B.S., director of Duke University’s Neurocognitive Disorders Program and MH brain health advisor. Here, he weighs in on which popular memory products and … Continue reading Which Natural Memory Boosters Really Work?
These pharmacist-recommended over-the-counter products will make your next trip to the drugstore easier. When you’ve got a drippy nose or terrible headache, chances are you head to your local pharmacy in search of relief, where endless over-the-counter treatment options await. … Continue reading Pharmacists’ Choices: Top 5 Recommended Health Supplements 2019
Why are Cells Important? There are over 37 trillion cells in your body that work hard for you every single day. On average, your body loses 19 million cells each minute, and makes an equal amount to replace them. As … Continue reading Why Are Micronutrients Important?
Your brain controls every system in your body. Without a healthy brain, your heart can’t pump blood, your legs can’t run, and you can’t function normally. So how does your brain perform at its best? It relies on omega-3 fatty … Continue reading Omega 3 Benefits – What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?
Doctor Trusted Quality There are several brands of supplements considered to be Doctor-Trusted-Brands which have pharmaceutical-grade ingredients. These supplement brands go above-and-beyond the call of duty to adhere to very rigid manufacturing guidelines 1 required by the FDA to be able to be … Continue reading The Best Supplement Brands 2017: A Review of the Most-Trusted Supplements