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Do You Need Nutritional Supplements?

Do You Need Nutritional Supplements?

Each person’s body has unique dietary requirements. Factors such as depleted soil, food storage and transport, farming techniques, toxin exposure, and lifestyle factors including age, stress and food sensitivities all influence nutrient acquisition. These and other factors have contributed to widespread malnutrition. Fortunately, it may be possible…

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7 Easy Ways to Remember to Take Your Supplements

7 Easy Ways to Remember to Take Your Supplements

Many Americans, up to 76 percent according to some reports, include supplements as part of their daily health regimen. However, research also shows that over 80 percent of those who take supplements or medications occasionally mistime or forget to take them! This is troublesome because, to get the most benefit from a supplement, they must be taken consistently…

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Your Top Supplement Questions, Answered

Your Top Supplement Questions, Answered

We recently sat down and asked Sharyn Reinhold, a Clinical Nutritionist, to answer a few common supplement questions. Find out what she had to say about supplement regulation, the need for nutritional supplements, quality and more! Q: What is the difference between nutritional supplements and prescription medications? A: According to the FDA, it defines…

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5 Groups Who Really Can Benefit from Nutritional Supplements

5 Groups Who Really Can Benefit from Nutritional Supplements

Supplements have become an important part of individual wellness. This is illustrated by the fact that upwards of 70% of Americans use dietary supplements regularly. Some would argue that such supplementation is unnecessary and has a minimal influence on wellness. In actuality, most people benefit from some form of daily supplementation. Read on to…

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Nutritional Supplements: Eligible Expense for FSAs or HSAs?

Nutritional Supplements: Eligible Expense for FSAs or HSAs?

Healthcare accounts allow individuals to financially invest directly in their own wellness. Proper use of these programs can provide significant savings regarding medical products and services. Unfortunately, despite being enrolled in these programs, many are not aware of the full range of benefits that come with their account. Knowing the benefits…

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The Importance of Supplementation and Nutrition

The Importance of Supplementation and Nutrition

Transcript Interviewer: Supplements while you’re pregnant, supplements when you’re not. Can you take too many? HMG Physician: Absolutely you can take too many, but you should… Here’s the thing, in the American diet it’s well known that there are not enough nutrients and vitamins. And that’s because mechanized farming,…

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5 Supplements Everyone Should Consider

5 Supplements Everyone Should Consider

Supplements are an easy and effective way of acquiring specific nutrients. Most people use supplements to address nutritional gaps or inadequacies found in their diet. However, supplements may also support various systems and functions throughout the body, facilitate greater wellness, and help people achieve their individual health goals. Supplements…

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How to Choose Quality Supplements

How to Choose Quality Supplements

To maintain proper bodily function, we must keep the body supplied with many nutrients. Unfortunately, studies show that a large percentage of the population is severely deficient in essential substances including omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B and D, iron, zinc, and magnesium. Fortunately, you can help ensure that your body gets all the nutrients…

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What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and How Is It Treated? – An Interview with Dr. Holtorf

What is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and How Is It Treated? – An Interview with Dr. Holtorf

Transcript Interviewer: Hi! We’re here today at the Holtorf Medical Group with Dr. Holtorf. Today we’re going to be talking about Hashimoto’s disease. So Dr. Holtorf, Hashimoto’s has been in the news a lot lately and a lot of controversy surrounding it. So what exactly is Hashimoto’s? Dr. Holtorf: Well, what is Hashimoto’s… I think it’s…

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Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism: Autoimmune Connection

Hashimoto's Disease and Hypothyroidism: Autoimmune Connection

Thyroid disease is complex and highly impactful. Two of the most common forms of thyroid disease are hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis acts as a precursor to hypothyroidism. However, hypothyroidism may also develop without the influence of Hashimoto’s. Understanding the relationship between these two conditions…

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AIP Diet: What Is the Autoimmune Protocol Diet?

AIP Diet: What Is the Autoimmune Protocol Diet?

Any form of immune malfunction can cause serious disruption throughout the body. However, perhaps of the most impactful form of immune dysregulation is autoimmune disease. Autoimmune disease is well-known for causing a wide range of symptoms and being difficult to treat. Interestingly, studies show that through proper implementation of the Autoimmune…

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How Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Addresses Autoimmunity

How Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Addresses Autoimmunity

Do you struggle with constant fatigue, have difficulty thinking clearly or regularly get sick? If so, you may be one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from autoimmune disease. Autoimmune malfunction of any variety has a significant impact on wellness. Autoimmune disease specifically, besides detracting from one’s well-being, is exceptionally…

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