Supplements

Supplements: What is more fundamental to our existence than diet and nutrition? Most of us eat at least three times a day. This creates a cumulative effect, as to either our diet help fuel our body or it harms it. Bad nutrition, diet, and obesity can lead to conditions such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and chronic pain. Having knowledge about dietary supplements such as, vitamins along with proper nutritional balance, and effective techniques to shed weight can help those striving to change in their new healthy life. A dietary supplement is used to provide nutrients in order to increase the quantity of their consumption, or to provide non-nutrient chemicals which are claimed to have a biological/beneficial effects. Dietary supplements come in all shapes and sizes. There are capsules, drinks, energy bars, powders and traditional tablets. The most popular are calcium, iron, vitamins D and E, herbs like echinacea and garlic and specialty products like glucosamine, probiotics, and fish oils. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900 

Whey Protein Powder: Musculoskeletal Healing

The body needs protein which is essential in building muscle, repairing tissue, producing enzymes and hormones and is a source… Read More

July 20, 2022

Diet and Nutritional Supplements: Chronic Pain Effects

Nutrition is how the body utilizes consumed food. Nutrition plays a role in chronic pain; lifestyle behaviors can influence how… Read More

July 1, 2022

A Look At Insulin Resistance & Magnesium

Introduction The body requires energy to move around and get to places as fast as possible. The primary energy source… Read More

June 9, 2022

Supplements for Hormone Health | Part 3

Introduction There is a butterfly-shaped organ that is located at the base of the neck that plays a huge role… Read More

January 31, 2022

Supplements For Hormone Health | Part 2

Introduction The body has a system that makes sure that each organ is functioning properly by secreting out hormones through… Read More

January 27, 2022

Vitamin D For Bone Health and Injury Prevention

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine pill, can help keep the musculoskeletal system healthy and prevent injury by keeping… Read More

April 5, 2021

The Science Behind Melatonin

It was first isolated from the Bovine Pineal gland in 1958. Nevertheless, in humans, it is the main hormone secreted… Read More

March 16, 2021

Nutritional Modulation of NLRP3 Inflammasome

Inflammation is a necessary response, and it can initiate host defense response and repair damaged tissue. However, an uncontrolled inflammatory… Read More

March 9, 2021

Curcumin and its Detoxifying Effects

The growing evidence about the clinical application of naturally occurring phytochemicals has revealed multiple phytochemicals’ detoxifying properties. Curcumin, commonly known… Read More

January 27, 2021

Natural Antioxidants

The utilization of natural antioxidants to reduce oxidative stress is a promising therapeutic approach to prevent diseases by reducing ROS.… Read More

January 21, 2021

Muscle Wasting: Treatments

Muscle wasting conditions have multiple etiologies. For example, sarcopenia is generally associated with aging, the decline of muscle function, and… Read More

January 15, 2021

The Impact of Cinnamon

Several herbal species to treat the underlying causes of cardiometabolic disturbances with effective results have been used widely. Accordingly, cinnamon… Read More

January 12, 2021

The Science Behind Nopal

Mexican traditional medicine has left empirical knowledge about herbs, plants, and barks to use in critical or chronic conditions. Nevertheless,… Read More

January 8, 2021

R-alpha-lipoic-acid and energetic metabolism

The prevalence and effects that obesity can cause on the human body and health are a big concern in the… Read More

January 5, 2021

Berberine: Inflammation and Oxidative Stress

The production of inflammatory cytokines and oxidative stress are linked to metabolic derangements that ultimately lead to an elevated risk… Read More

December 31, 2020

Controlling Glucose with Boswellia Supplements

Monitoring and control of glucose levels are imperative to the treatment plan of metabolic diseases. Conditions like Type 2 Diabetes… Read More

December 30, 2020

Supplement Support in PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is comprised of multiple signs and symptoms. PCOS metabolic syndrome is treated with multiple approaches, including diet,… Read More

December 26, 2020

Calcium and Vitamin D for Optimal Bone Health

Calcium and Vitamin D for optimal bone health. The body's bones/skeletal system contains a huge amount of calcium. Close to… Read More

December 17, 2020

Understanding Inflammation & Immune Dysfunction Part 2

Inflammation is the human body’s natural response to protect itself against injury, infection, and illness. Trauma, exposure to foods (poor… Read More

October 22, 2020