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Why Do Some Supplement Labels Look Different?

You might have been taking a particular nutrition supplement for a while, and now all of a sudden, it’s label looks different! Did the product change? Does it have a new formulation? Well, possibly, but most likely the change is due to implementation of a new law: Nutrition and Supplements Facts Labels Rule introduced by the FDA. The deadline for implementation has been moved back until January 1, 2020 (January 1, 2021...

Watch My TV Interview On GO-TV – “Nutr...

I was interviewed last month by Cecilia Gutierrez, President of the Ossining Rotary Club, about nutrition and why it’s so important for children and their families. “Nutrition Factors” is currently being shown on Greater Ossining TV (GO-TV) and is also being used as an intro to a culinary nutrition program in the Ossining Public Schools. Watch it here on YouTube. I hope you enjoy...

Detoxification – Pathways and Key Nutrients

The body detoxifies in 2 phases and good nutrition is essential for ridding of these wastes. I work with clients to support these processes by making sure they are getting enough of these nutrients through diet and if needed, targeted supplements. This diagram (enlarged below) is a great summary of the detoxification process and where the various nutrients are needed. Detoxification of metabolic end products,...

Soil: The Foundation of Nutrition

Healthy Soils for a Healthy Life. Lest we forget that we as humans are part of the earth’s ecosystem. We get our nutrients from the plants and animals we eat (many of which eat the plants too) and the water we drink. If the soil is malnourished, then we too will suffer. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations focused on how “Over 2 Billion People Suffer from Micronutrient Deficiencies.”...

Winter Blues: Vitamin D & Sunlight Needed to ...

Without enough vitamin D, we are unable to synthesize serotonin. Serotonin regulates our mood, whether we have positive or negative thoughts, inner rest and confidence, appetite, sleep, cognitive functions like memory and learning! It’s a neurotransmitter that’s vital for many brain functions including regulating dopamine levels, which plays a role in reward-mediated behavior. Did you know that we need Vitamin D...

Scientists: Vitamin B12 Shapes Microbial Communiti...

Of course we are not microbes, but your intestinal tract is the host to about 100 TRILLION bacteria, about three pounds worth. These microbes make up a complex ecological system, that when in balance, provides us with protection from the “outside” elements. So, when I read this article about how Vitamin B12 helps shape microbial communities, I was intrigued. “Vitamin B12 has an importance to microbial...