Also required for health are a range of microminerals – minerals needed in only tiny amounts, but just as essential for normal function.
Almost 100 percent of sodium consumed is actually absorbed into the blood stream. The body is fairly efficient at eliminating excess sodium.
Increasing potassium rich whole foods and decreasing packaged and preserved foods can often normalize blood pressure issues.
Calcium is probably the most well-known – yet least understood – mineral discussed. Also, dairy is not the only efficient source of calcium.
Zinc a heavy hitter mineral, required for hundreds of enzymes and plays a large role in sexual and immune function to eye and skin health.
Nutritional Therapy will help you dive into the causes - digestive discomfort, poor blood sugar control, hormonal imbalances – and the downstream effects.
It turns out there are many influences on genetic expression. Genes are not set in stone, but are a foundation that reacts to all environmental factors.
Going gluten-free has swept the nation. But is it just a fad or a real concern? The gluten-free label does not mean that it is healthy.
When you think about serious problems with blood sugar (blood glucose), diabetes types 1 or 2 is probably what comes to mind first.
The term leaky gut is a condition that can occur in the small intestine where food-related particles pass out of the small intestine to the blood stream.