Blog

Home / Blog
Tamarac Nutrition Store NEW LOCATION

Tamarac Nutrition Store NEW LOCATION

Nutrition
Nutrition Direct Tamarac has moved to a new location! If you haven't heard the great news yet, we have upgraded and expanded to a brand new location for 2019. Our new locations is: 8197 N. University Dr. #2 Tamarac, FL 33321 954.722.8847 Nutrition Direct, Tamarac Vitamin Store has relocated. But don't worry, you won't have to go far to find us. We moved directly across the street on the West Side of University and 82nd, in the plaza behind the Walgreens. As always, Reid Eckert and our highly trained staff will be in the shop offering FREE Nutritional Counseling on what Vitamins and Supplements are best for your body type and according to your individual needs. We have joined forces with Integrative Medicine US and we are now also offering…
Read More
Nervy Nerves

Nervy Nerves

Nutrition
The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, sensory organs, and all of the nerves that connect these organs with the rest of the body. Together, these organs are responsible for the control of the body and communication among its parts. The brain and spinal cord form the control center known as the central nervous system, where information is evaluated and decisions made. The sensory nerves and sense organs of the peripheral nervous system monitor conditions inside and outside of the body and send this information to the Central nervous system. Nerves in the Peripheral Nervous System carry signals from the control center to the muscles, glands, and organs to regulate their functions. In this article we are focusing on the Peripheral Nervous System. Specifically your Nerves. Nerves act…
Read More
Your Thyroid Health

Your Thyroid Health

Nutrition
The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is normally located in the lower front of the neck. The thyroid’s job is to make thyroid hormones, which enter the blood and then carried to every tissue in the body. Thyroid hormone helps the body use energy, stay warm and keep the brain, nervous system, immune system, heart, muscles working. Your brain cells alone have more T3 receptors than any other tissues, which means that a proper uptake of thyroid hormone is essential for the brain cells to work properly. Thyroid is seriously connected to the optimal functioning of your brain, including your cognitive function, mood, ability to concentrate, memory, attention span, and emotions             Thyroid is a gland that wears down an d that…
Read More
Healthy Brain Aging

Healthy Brain Aging

Nutrition
[gallery ids="628"] The brain controls many aspects of thinking and some changes in thinking are common as people get older. For example, older adults may have: Increased difficulty finding words and recalling names More problems with multi-tasking Mild decreases in the ability to pay attention Even brain changes like: Certain parts of the brain shrink, especially those important to learning and other complex mental activities. In certain brain regions, communication between neurons (nerve cells) can be reduced. Blood flow in the brain may also decrease. Inflammation, which occurs when the body responds to an injury or disease, may increase. Also As we age, we are susceptible to a substance known as monoamie oxidase enzyme or MAO. MAO build up in our brains in excessive amounts leads to depression. MAO is…
Read More
Ginger

Ginger

Digestion, Immune System, Nutrition
Ginger is a "root” and has been a popular spice and herbal remedy for thousands of years. It has a long history of use in Asian, Indian, and Arabic herbal traditions. Ginger contains, according to scientific analysis,  hundreds of compounds and metabolites, some of which may contribute to health. Of these, the gingerols and shogaols have been most extensively researched. Gingerol is a very potent anti inflammatory and  Both gingerols and shogaols exhibit a host of biological activities, ranging from anticancer, anti-oxidant, antimicrobial, etc etc. In this article we are going to talk about Digestion, Immune Function and Inflammation as it relates to ginger. Digestion In China, for example, ginger has been used to help digestion and treat stomach upset, diarrhea, and nausea for more than 2,000 years. Helps Relieve IBS Symptoms…
Read More
All About Arthro

All About Arthro

Nutrition
Arthro is a long term care dietary supplement that is made to support joints and help with Inflammation. Arthro is made using handpicked natural ingredients that are known and tested to lubricate and provide the body with the nutrients it needs to help with joints and inflammation. It may help you with: • Worn out and damaged joint cartilage • Joint comfort • Lubrication and thus support joint mobility • Nourishing your joints with minerals, herbs and vitamins • Overall body health. Ingredients include a proprietary blend of: Glucosamine Sulfate, Chondroitin Sulfate, Quercetin, Trypsin, Bromelain, Ginger, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Alfalfa, Cat’s Claw, Devil’s Claw, Siberian Ginseng, Skullcap, Suma, Yucca, Green Tea Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Grape Seed Extract, Pine Bark Extract and Green Coffee Bean Extract. INFLAMMATION Its has several ingredients…
Read More
Five Things You May Not Know About Magnesium.

Five Things You May Not Know About Magnesium.

Nutrition
Magnesium balances important minerals such as calcium, sodium and potassium which affects the conduction of nerve impulses, muscle contraction, and heart rhythms. Magnesium is the second most abundant element inside our cells and it is crucial to more than 300 enzyme-driven biochemical reactions occurring in the body. It is considered an enzyme co-factors. Enzyme Cofactors are responsible for regulating the functions of enzymes in order to control the rate of reactions within the body. Magnesium is one of the most common co-factors in the body and is crucial for: • Cellular energy • Muscle relaxation • Hormones • Regulation of cholesterol production • Glucose breakdown Cellular energy Magnesium is a required ingredient of the energy-production process that occurs inside our cells. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a coenzyme that is responsible…
Read More
All About Vitamin D3

All About Vitamin D3

Immune System, Nutrition, Thyroid, Vitamin D
Vitamin D is so important for your overall health. Most people think that vitamin D is a vitamin, but in reality, the active form of vitamin D is one of the most potent hormones in your body, and regulates more genes and bodily functions than any other hormone yet discovered. Here are 3 important roles that Vitamin D does in our body. Vitamin D and the Immune System The immune system consists of an intricate network of antibodies and white blood cells to defeat new and previous invaders including viruses, bacteria, and drugs. Scientific research over the past three decades solidifies the connection between vitamin D and immune responses. Vitamin D plays a critical role in your immune response and enables your body to produce 200+ antimicrobial peptides, which are necessary for fighting off…
Read More
Adrenal Health Week

Adrenal Health Week

Nutrition, Stress
Your adrenal health is super important just like any other part of your body. Adrenal health is important for: Weight loss Weight gain Muscle gains Sex hormone production Thyroid health Overall body health. There are several nutrients that you can take that will help with overall body health with added bonuses that his the adrenals. Our first product highlight is B-complex. Each of the B vitamins that make up vitamin B complex is essential in varying quantities throughout the adrenal hormone production, as well as in many other processes from mood to DNA synthesis to energy production. Most B-vitamins act as co-enzymes, which means that they help form enzymes to become catalysts in biochemical transformations throughout your body.  Also, the more stress we have, the more B vitamins our bodies…
Read More
Get the Stress Out

Get the Stress Out

Nutrition, Stress
Stress in our daily lives literally sucks to deal with and we all deal with the stresses of daily life. Stress can have a significant impact on our physical health and mental health. It can effect our pain levels, our mood and even behaviors. Luckily we are here to help you in your journey of managing your stress levels holistically with an emphasis on nutrient intake. There are some nutrients that, with guidance, anyone can potentially utilize these to help them with their stress coping. Keep scrolling to find out which supplements we reviewed this week for Stress week. :)           First up Sam-e. This product is also known as S-Adenosyl methionine. SAM-e is a biological compound that exists naturally within the body and we can take…
Read More