As winter is approaching, this the perfect time of the year to discuss Glutathione and its many health benefits. This is one compound I suggest for helping our body during the winter season. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again where sniffling, sneezing and coughing abound! Stay healthy this cold
and flu season with these immune boosting foods.
At Vitalia Health Care, as part of a PRP hair rejuvenation screen, I like to review functional health factors that may impede the growth of hair in order to maximize PRP results.
Not just a solution for insomnia, this incredible hormone does much more. Made in the pineal gland of the brain, melatonin has been dubbed the “Connecting Chemical” because it links the mind, body and the environment. Release of melatonin is regulated by light and by biological age.
As the Fall starts sweeping in, many of us are keen to get back on “the program”. To some this means cutting out evening ice cream treats, reducing the bubbly or re-starting at the gym (again). How can we assist and help you target the areas that need the most support.
The mineral zinc is an important part of human nutrition and chances are you know someone who is currently supplementing with it. Zinc is required for vision, cell growth, reproductive health such as synthesis of testosterone, insulin balance, immune and skin health to name a few. Severe zinc deficiencies can cause delayed growth in children, a loss or decrease of smell or taste, swollen tongue, eczema and even hair loss. Continue reading
Summer brings a flurry of BBQs, picnics, ice cream outings and late nights. Here’s your best
strategy for enjoying yourself while not going overboard.
“I’ve got to start eating healthy. Starting Monday: no sugar, no gluten, no dairy and I’m bringing salads for lunch every day.” How many times has this, or some variation of it, been said after indulging too much or too often? With a burst of motivation, you start the week off with your new diet rules in place. As time goes on…motivation starts to wane, social events come up, you’re tired of not being able to eat anything and eventually you find yourself back in your old ways. Continue reading
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder affecting many women during their reproductive years. PCOS is associated with a host of symptoms that include weight gain, irregular menstrual cycle, hirsutism, acne, and hair loss. Continue reading
At this time of the year, we often find the motivation we need to get on the “right track” with our health. Perhaps it’s engrained in us from years of starting a new school year every September. Continue reading