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A Targeted Supplementation Plan May Alter What You Believe About Taking Vitamins

What is targeted supplementation? This concept, quietly endorsed by mainstream medicine, may alter what you believe about taking vitamins. A very common misconception about taking supplements is that if some is good, more is better.  This is unequivocally not true.  In 99% of people taking supplements, they have neither tested their blood for specific nutrient deficiencies, nor have they tailored their supplements to their own biochemistry.  The truth is, supplements –... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Thursday, March 3, 2022

Minerals and Metabolism – What Is the Association?

Minerals are substances required within cells to catalyze metabolic reactions. These chemical reactions largely determine the ability of the body to carry out metabolism and ultimately, health status. When it comes to weight management, mineral deficiencies can compromise metabolism. Below are some examples, among many, of familiar minerals with a role in this process: Zinc: A zinc deficiency can reduce the hormone leptin (this hormone regulates appetite and promotes satiety), therefore sign... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, February 9, 2017