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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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