Beat the Heat with Optimal Hydration

While summer is coming to an end, record-breaking heat waves continue to strike across the United States, putting countless people at risk for dehydration. Dehydration, an excessive loss of body water, impairs both physical and mental function and is especially...

Back to Basics: Metals Detoxification

In Parts One and Two of our Back to Basics blog series, we discussed heavy metals toxicity and testing. In this third and final installment in the series, we’ll cover how to safely and effectively detoxify heavy metals from your body so that you can get one step...

Slow Aging with Optimal Hydration, Minerals, and Antioxidants

As we age, our appearance changes in several distinctive ways: Our skin thins and wrinkles, our hair gradually fades to gray or white, bones weaken, and our muscles visibly atrophy. While these external changes are what grab our attention in the mirror, they are...

Back to Basics: Metals Testing

In Part 1 of our Back to Basics blog series, we discussed the causes and consequences of heavy metals toxicity. Here, in Part 2, we will cover the basics of metals testing and why our Mercury Tri-Test and Blood Metals panels are superior to traditional "challenge...

What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease

In 2018, an estimated 1 million people in the U.S. were infected with Lyme disease and, by 2050, this number may rise to a shocking 55.7 million people!1 In fact, the incidence of Lyme disease has increased so dramatically that the scientific community has called for...

Back to Basics: Metals Toxicity

Heavy metals are ubiquitous in our modern-day environment, with arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury comprising the bulk of our exposure. These metals have long been known to have adverse health effects, and a growing body of research indicates that they contribute to...

All About Autophagy

In 2016, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his pioneering work elucidating the mechanisms behind autophagy.1 Before this event, few people outside the medical and scientific communities had ever heard the term "autophagy,"...

How to Stay Hydrated During Your Summer Workouts

Summer is in full swing, and for many of us, that means ditching the gym and fitting workouts in outdoors! Whatever your preferred form of outdoor exercise, it is crucial that you keep yourself well-hydrated because dehydration not only impairs exercise performance...

6 Biohacks for Managing Work Stress and Boosting Focus

The U.S. workforce is currently facing dual epidemics of work-related stress and decreased productivity. According to survey data collected by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a shocking 40 percent of U.S. employees report that their...

Keto Protocols for Keto Diet Drawbacks

While the ketogenic diet offers abundant health benefits, it can initially cause several uncomfortable side effects, including flu-like symptoms, fatigue, constipation, and muscle cramps. There are also a couple long-term effects to consider, such as reduced thyroid...

Benefits of CBD

In 2017, retail sales of hemp-derived CBD products reached an astounding $350 million; by 2020, CBD is projected to be a billion-dollar market.[1],[2] What exactly is CBD, and why has it taken the wellness world by storm? Read on to learn about the evidence-based...