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​Tips for Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

Many of us spend the holidays going from one party to the next, enjoying the company of friends and family at restaurants or their homes. While it’s fun, it can also be exhausting. This can lead to fatigue and can also expose us to a lot of germs. The best defense is a good offense. Let’s look at some tips that can keep us going strong and healthy during the holiday season. HAND SANITIZER…

The Top Supplements for Men (Beyond the Basics)

There are basic supplements that all of us should be taking daily such as a multi, omega-3s, and a probiotic. Hectic schedules in these high-pressured times can put quite a burden on our body. Occasional stress, insufficient sleep, and unbalanced diets accompanying hectic lifestyles can also all contribute to imbalances in the body. Men should take the following for overall general health: a multi…

​The Healthiest Snacks for Back to School

Summer is coming to an end and it’s time to start thinking about heading back to school. Among the many things to prepare for, food is one of them. Whether it’s preparing breakfast, packing a lunch, or having healthy snacks around, nutrition is an important part of a child’s development. Here are some of our favorite snack picks.Nut and seed butters are great items to have at home to spread o…

Melatonin…A Critical Component of Healthy Aging

Melatonin can seem like a miracle supplement for those of us who fly back and forth across multiple time zones for work. Time zone hops can mess with our ability to sleep, and melatonin is one of my favorite tools for resetting. If you feel your resetting needs even more than a Melatonin boost, try adding magnesium and pharma GABA in the evening, about an hour before bed.Melatonin offers…

Alternatives to Our Kids' Favorite Junk Foods

Fast food restaurants on almost every corner, vending machines in every school, junk food that lines store shelves and is stacked by registers... what chance do our kids have to be healthier and make better food choices? This has led to an "overfed, undernourished generation."When I had my daughter Lily 11 years ago, as a dietitian I knew I was going to be strict about her food choices. At a young…