Category Archives: Vitamins and Supplements

10 reasons to take zinc

10 Reasons You Need To Take Zinc!

Did you know that in the human body, there are more than 300 different enzymes that require zinc to function normally? Zinc deficiency can have a dramatic effect on your overall health and can even make you more susceptible to diseases including certain types of cancers. Here are 10 important functions of zinc you need… Read More »

Should You Take Fish Oil?

What You Need to Think About When Considering Fish Oil Supplements

Fish oil is an excellent supplement to address many health issues. It has been shown to have benefit in many areas, including ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and cholesterol control. However, you can’t just simply ask for fish oil at the drugstore or pharmacy and purchase what’s available. It is… Read More »

Female Hair Loss

Female Hair Loss…Getting to the Follicle of the Issue!

Hair loss is one of those dreaded things that many of us will have to deal with at some point in our lives. It can happen during your morning shower, while you’re blowing it dry, or when you brush it. A certain amount of this is normal, but there often comes a time when the… Read More »

What is IV Vitamin Therapy?

Most of us are aware that vitamins, such as vitamin C, are beneficial in the prevention of illness as well as in helping our bodies to more quickly recover from an illness. It is difficult for the body to absorb vitamin doses large enough to get the desired effect when taken orally. Since the stomach… Read More »

Why the RDA is a Poor Guideline

RDAs (Recommended Dietary Allowances) are guidelines created by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine. Their purpose was to tell the public how much of each individual vitamin and mineral your body needs. It Sounds like a great idea…so what’s the problem with the RDA? The commonly held… Read More »

How Does Fiber Help you Detox?

Toxins tend to stick to the colon and intestines while the other stuff moves out. The buildup of these toxins can have many negative effects on the body. It can stop nutrients from being absorbed, cause weight gain, and lead to various diseases including colon cancer. How Does Fiber Help? Eating more fiber will put… Read More »

Which is Better, Juicing or Blending?

Have you ever wondered if there is a difference in the health benefits between juicing and blending? If you are looking to start doing one of these two healthy options, wouldn’t it be nice to know which is more beneficial to your health before you invest in either a juicer or a blender. So let’s… Read More »

Setting the Record Straight on Supplements

I loved this recent blog post by Dr. Mark Hyman. I wholeheartedly believe that good quality, medical grade supplements are vital for your health. Also, being tested for vitamin and mineral deficiency is key to finding a proper balance for your body. I often find that even in new patients that come to see me… Read More »

Fish Oil Could Lessen Effects Of Mental Stress On Heart

This article is from our friends at The Huffington Post. At my practice in Sugar Land, Texas, I recommend my patients take our Advanced EPA/DHA Omega-3, which is a medical grade fish oil supplement.  Following is an article detailing just one of the ways it can help you feel your best and protect your health.… Read More »

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