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What you need to know about fish oil quality standards

In Supplements by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC March 21st, 2019

Here’s what you need to know about Fish Oil quality standards in popular Fish Oil supplements. The health claims regarding supplements can be confusing. Irresponsible advertising makes it more difficult to determine which products will help you reach your health goals, and which ones aren’t worth your money. You may have seen recent news reports about a class action lawsuit against CVS over false marketing of its Omega-3 Krill Oil. The CVS case raises questions …

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7 benefits of green tea extract

In Supplements by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC March 21st, 2019

Tea is full of powerful antioxidants that can improve your health in a number of ways, including helping you lose weight, prevent cancer growth, and control blood sugar levels.  Most of us think of tea as something to drink, but you can obtain the same benefits by taking a green tea extract supplement. Green tea extract can be found in pill, powder, or tincture form. Tea comes in many different types and flavors. About 80 percent …

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6 signs you need a probiotic

In Supplements by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC March 18th, 2019

Supporting your gut health can be the key to fighting off skin conditions, boosting your immune system, improving mood disorders, and even losing weight.  Eating foods high in probiotics and taking probiotic supplements can improve your gut health, and may reverse some health problems associated with bacterial imbalances in the GI tract. The presence of “good” bacteria in the gut is necessary to keep harmful bacteria under control, promote good digestion, and keep the immune system …

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4 common questions about vitamins and supplements

In Supplements by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC March 18th, 2019

Vitamins and supplements can play an important role in a healthy lifestyle. Certain supplements can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and combat stress. If you’ve ever used supplements as part of your health and wellness plan — even if you’ve been taking them for a long time — you may have questions about their proper use and effectiveness. The following answers to 4 common questions about vitamins and supplements will help you …

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Improve Digestion With Probiotic Supplements

In 2018 Testionials, Fitness, Health and Wellness, Supplements by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC March 21st, 2019

Probiotic supplements provide the body the boost it requires to keep digestive discomfort at bay. Probiotics are microorganisms in our body. Most people are unaware that our body depends on these bacteria in order to function properly. These are good bacteria that help the body fight off other harmful bacteria and digest food. Why Probiotic Supplements are Needed In its normal state, our body is home to thousands of good bacteria. We also acquire these …

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Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

In 2018 Testionials, Health and Wellness, Nutrition, Supplements by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC March 18th, 2019

There is a direct correlation between being overweight and having Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. This is also called hyperglycemia. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. If you have Type 2 diabetes your body does not use insulin properly. This is called insulin resistance. At first, your pancreas makes extra insulin to make up for …