Supplement Warning: Are You Getting the Right Vitamin D?

Supplement Warning: Are You Getting the Right Vitamin D? We’ve long known the benefits of vitamin D and the importance of having your daily dose. Your body requires it to properly absorb and metabolize calcium and phosphorus, two of the most abundant minerals in your body. Vitamin D also helps regulate your immune system, manages [...]

By | 2017-07-21T09:38:22+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Super Women|

The Tick-Borne Virus to Be on the Lookout for This Summer

I’ve recently been asked about the potentially deadly tick-borne illness that’s rearing its ugly head in certain parts of the country. It’s called the Powassan virus and its transmitted by deer ticks—the same ones, in fact, that carry Lyme disease. Though only around 75 cases of Powassan virus have been reported in the U.S. in [...]

By | 2017-06-23T17:16:07+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Pediatric Wellness|

The World Health Organization Claims Processed Meats to Cause Cancer

Bacon lovers: you may need to sit down for this one. This week, The World Health Organization has officially claimed processed meats, such as hot dogs, sausages, and bacon, to be cancerous. In fact, they were even placed in the same category for cancer risk as tobacco smoking and asbestos. While the International Agency for Research [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:37:19+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Food 101|