Supplement For Kidney Health

Curcumin: The Spice of Life and Health

…the health (and taste!) benefits of curcumin by adding a little spice to your life. Eat Indian food and use turmeric when cooking meals at home. * If you prefer to take supplemental curcumin (often called turmeric extract), aim for 1,400 to 1,800 mg per day. For improved absorption, look for a…

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10 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…of hidden health problems and how to address them. Sign #1 of Hidden Health Problems: Cracked, Calloused Skin Cracked, calloused skin on the heels and feet could signify a deficiency of vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that is crucial for optimal immune system function and eye health. To rectify…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…Fortunately, supplementing with selenium can help decrease this risk. I recommend 200 mcg of selenium per day. Zinc Adequate zinc levels are essential for optimal immune function, vision, and skin health. Supplemental zinc has also been shown to improve wound healing and bolster prostate health. I…

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New Vitamin D Recommendations Are Misguided

…truly is no single dose that’s right for everyone. As a general rule, I’ve found that 2,000–5,000 IU daily works for most people. Your best bet is to have your blood level of vitamin D (25(OH)D) tested and take enough supplemental vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) to keep it in the…

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Knock Out a Top Cause of Diabetic Complications

…Help Yourself to Better Health At my clinic, we routinely prescribe high doses of water- and fat-soluble vitamins and minerals to virtually all of our patients. However, for our patients with diabetes, we bump up those amounts by at least 50 percent to compensate for nutritional deficiencies…

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How to Boost Circulation

…naturally. Boost Circulation Naturally With Supplements Let’s first discuss how to improve circulation with supplements. There are two primary targets to consider for improved circulation: enhancing the viscosity of the blood and boosting the health of the blood vessels. Enhance and Support…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…boron, strontium, and a special whey-derived supplement called milk basic protein (MBP) that was shown in a six-month study to lower markers of bone loss and increase bone density. The recommended daily dosages of these supplements for bone health are: 1,000 mg of calcium, 500 mg of magnesium,…

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