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Good Brain Health Equals A Young, Vibrant You!

When I discuss fitness with my patients, they’re often surprised when I tell them they need to also consider the fitness of their brain too. Many people don’t know that a healthy brain not only helps sharpen their memory but it also helps prevent other diseases as well. Today, I’d like to share with you some things I recommend to my patients to keep their brain READ MORE

Weight Loss Products Part 6: Garcinia Plus Meratrim® Gold

By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN Garcinia Plus Meratrim® Gold™ by NutriGold® is a combination of Super Citrimax® Garcinia Cambogia extract at 1500mg (60% Hydroxycitric Acid or HCA) in two caps combined with a proprietary blend of Meratrim® 400mg Sphaeranthus indicus extract and garcinia mangostana extract aiming to help with weight reduction and promote a healthy body weight. A low dose of READ MORE

Weight Loss Products Part 5: White Kidney Bean Carb Intercept

By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN White Kidney Bean Carb Intercept® by Natrol® is a product that claims to work by controlling fat storage related to the ingestion of too many carbohydrates. It works by interfering with specific digestive enzymes and may be appropriate for a client looking for a supplement that is not a stimulant like so many products in the READ MORE

Okinawa: The Land of Longevity

Exploring the world’s blue zones (or, "longevity hot spots") provides clues as to why certain people live longer than others. Currently, there are five locations that hold world records. Okinawa, a small island off the coast of mainland Japan, is a model of good health. The average life expectancy is 81.2 (the longest in the world), and they have the highest global rate of centenarians, about 35 for READ MORE

Weight Loss the FoodTrient Way

Losing weight is never easy, but for many of us, it is a step toward improved health and longevity. The first thing we have to conquer is the fear of feeling hungry. Hunger tells us that we are eating fewer calories than we normally do. This is a good sign on your road to weight loss: The more comfortable we are with feeling hungry, the READ MORE

Do Natural Weight Loss Product Work? Part 4: Super Citrimax®

By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN The Super Citrimax® product by NOW supplement brand aims to improve blood sugars while also promoting a healthy body weight. A low dose of calcium (100mg), iodine from kelp (300mcg) and naturally occurring sodium (15mg) accompany the ingredients that will likely be more active in accomplishing said benefits: ChromeMate® provides 200mcg chromium and the Super CitriMax READ MORE

Fluoride in Water Linked to Low Thyroid

The fluoridation of the American water supply started in 1951. The rationale was that fluoride would help to prevent cavities. Today, it’s estimated that about 62% percent of the U.S. population receives fluoridated water. Many have questioned the safety of this practice, fearing that fluoride may do more harm than good. And in some countries, the fluoridation of water has been banned. A recent study, published in the Journal READ MORE

These 3 Healthy Habits Fight Mental Decline

One of the biggest fears my patients have about getting older is losing their mental sharpness.  But, the truth is, mental decline is not a “given” of getting older.  Rather, it’s a consequence, or the end result, of not safeguarding your overall health.  That’s why I’d like to tell you about 3 simple ways you can greatly reduce your risk of mental decline… Slow Mental READ MORE

Are Natural Weight Loss Products Safe? Part 3: Bitter Orange

By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN The active component in Nature’s Way Bitter Orange product has been studied with interest for its role in weight loss, and despite much caution with regards to side effects, has proven relatively safe in some animal and human research. ­­­­The product has shown some efficacy for modest weight loss and has made its way onto the Generally READ MORE

Try These Cancer-Preventing Foods

Cancer is responsible for 1 out of every 4 deaths in the U.S.A. One of the best cancer-prevention tools for health is eating the right foods, but finding the motivation to eat right sometimes alludes us until we, or someone we love, is faced with a deadly disease. Garlic, produces sulfur compounds and READ MORE
What Do FoodTrients Do?
anti-inflamatory Anti-Inflammatory
Reduces inflammation process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
anti-oxidant Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
immunity-booster Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
mind Mind
Enhancers encourage vibrant skin and hair and improve mood and mental agility.
disease-preventing Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.