Category: Know Your Nutrients

Food as Medicine

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Dr. Anne Zauderer The title for this article comes from a quote from one of the most historically famous physicians, Hippocrates. He said, “Let food be ...

Riordan Clinic D3/K2: The Birth of a Superhero Combo

Posted on July 3, 2014 by Samantha Bandasack The privately formulated Riordan Clinic vitamin D3/K2 combines the amazing healing capacity and safety of vitamin D and K into the ...

Know Your Nutrients: Liposomal Glutathione

Posted on August 13, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson A naturally occurring protein (peptide), glutathione is made up of glycine, glutamine and cysteine. These amino acids act as an ...

Know Your Nutrients: Prenatal Supplements

Posted on June 11, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson It is important for pregnant and breastfeeding women to meet the needs of a growing baby without sacrificing the vitamins, minerals and ...

Know Your Nutrients: Vitamin E

Posted on May 14, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Most people know that vitamins are essential for normal growth and nutrition. While they are found in our foods, many of us do not get ...

Know Your Nutrients: Alpha-lipoic Acid

Posted on April 17, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant that helps the body turn glucose into energy. It is made by the body and found in every cell. In ...

Know Your Nutrients: Nasosympatico

Posted on March 19, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Nasosympatico is a compound of thyme essential oil, eucalyptus oil, peppermint essential oil, and lavender essential oil enveloped in a ...

Know Your Nutrients: Turmeric Curcumin

Posted on February 13, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Turmeric is best known as a spice in the U.S. and is one of the main components of curry powder. However, turmeric is native to ...

Know Your Nutrients—Probiotics: Are All Yogurts Created Equal?

Posted on January 8, 2013 by Amanda Hawkinson Yogurt is a good source of probiotics. At least that is what popular health magazines would have us believe. I can’t tell you how often ...

Know Your Nutrients: Peppermint

Posted on December 11, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Peppermint, a hybrid between watermint and spearmint, is one of the most ancient of all herbal remedies. Dating back to the days of the ...

Know Your Nutrients: Probiotics

Posted on November 13, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson What are probiotics? Probiotics are microorganisms such as bacteria or yeast that are believed to improve health and are available in ...

Know Your Nutrients–Melatonin

Posted on October 8, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson What is Melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone made by the pineal gland, a small gland in the brain. It helps control your sleep and wake ...

Know Your Nutrients: Fiber and Pregnancy

Posted on August 14, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson There are many benefits to increasing the amount of fiber in your diet during pregnancy. Increasing fiber intake can lower blood ...

Know Your Nutrients: Zinc and Fertility

Posted on June 11, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson As one of the most studied nutrients when it comes to fertility, zinc is an essential component of genetic material. Having a ...

Know Your Nutrients: Thyroid Supporters

Posted on May 14, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Hypothyroidism is a thyroid problem that occurs when the thyroid gland does not create and secrete enough hormones to maintain the ...

Know Your Nutrients: Organic Chocolate

Posted on March 20, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson Did you know that chocolate is a healthy super food and that it is full of antioxidants? Not only does chocolate benefit your heart, it ...

Know Your Nutrients: DHEA

Posted on February 21, 2012 by Amanda Hawkinson DHEA is short for dehydroepiandrosterone. Made by the adrenal glands located just above the kidneys, scientists have known about this ...

HealthMarkers℠ Benchmarking the Biologic Determinants of Your Health

Posted on December 15, 2011 by cbdAdmin HealthMarkers are standardized and replicable laboratory measurements of an individual's biochemical makeup that represent the ...

Know Your Nutrients: Glutathione

Posted on December 13, 2011 by cbdAdmin What is the most important molecule you need to stay healthy and prevent disease? It is glutathione. The funny thing is, you've ...

Know Your Nutrients: Echinacea

Posted on November 10, 2011 by cbdAdmin Echinacea is an herbal remedy. For centuries, people have used Echinacea to treat the common cold. It is believed that the plant can ...