Is Curcumin All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Curcumin, a brilliant yellow substance found in turmeric root, has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine for its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. In recent years,  scientific research has validated the...

Myths and Truths About Multivitamins

According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, a leading trade association for the dietary supplement industry, 76 percent of U.S. adults take nutritional supplements. Of these individuals, 73 percent take a multivitamin.1 In recent years, media outlets have...

7 Ways to Support Detoxification on a Ketogenic Diet

The internet and social media are abuzz with ketogenic diet success stories, with adherents reporting benefits such as dramatic weight loss, enhanced energy, and better brain function. However, the initial success many people experience on the diet is often followed...

5 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Productivity at Work

Do you find yourself struggling to focus at work? Are you easily distracted by the ping of a new email landing in your inbox or the siren call of your social media apps on your phone? Is work stress impairing your ability to perform your best? If you answered yes to...

Six Biohacks for Healthy Travel

Statistics indicate that the average business traveler travels 12 times per year for work, while the average American takes four leisure trips per year.  Together, this amounts to a whole lot of travel!1,2 The dirty air on airplanes, long days spent sitting in a car...

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,"...