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 

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

7 months ago

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

7 months ago

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

8 months ago

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

9 months ago

Natural Antioxidants

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

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

10 months ago

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

1 year ago

Health & Wellness: Vitamin Metabolism

Vitamins are essential to the body as they are responsible for carrying out important biochemical pathways. Vitamins also play a… Read More

1 year ago

Does the Brain Need Carbohydrates?

Our brain is constantly working to help us make decisions, speak, read, and perform many other important functions. It’s also… Read More

1 year ago

CoQ10: An Essential Supplement

One of the most important nutrients in the body is Co-Enzyme Q10 (CoQ10). CoQ10 is involved in the electron transport… Read More

1 year ago

The Importance of Folate and Folic Acid

Folate is a B vitamin naturally found in a variety of foods. The body can’t produce folate, that’s why it’s… Read More

1 year ago

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