Coronavirus Update and Prevention

Ok, so by now we have heard so much about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and many of us are completely freaked out, but is it as bad as it seems?  The fast spread of the coronavirus has prompted global alarm, with some states closing their borders, airlines suspending flights and some governments barring entry to those […]

What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus

Today, nutrition house posted their daily health tip on the Coronavirus.  If you want to know about it and how you can protect yourself, please continue reading… “The Coronavirus (CoV) is not a new virus, nor is it one particular virus, but a family of viruses that have come together to cause one big nasty […]

Do Carb Blockers Really Work?

If you are trying to cut down on carbs, but really, really want a piece of pizza, you can simply pop a carb blocker and eat to your hearts content!  But do carb blockers really work and if so, how? Ok, so it is silly to think you can eat all the carbs you want […]

Are You Lacking Energy?

Are you lacking the energy you need to get through the day?  Do you get that mid-day crash only to have to reach for a double espresso to give you the energy boost?  Do you wake in the morning feeling as though you haven’t even slept all night?  Do you have difficulty being productive at […]

What is Hypothyroidism and How Does It Affect Your Weight?

Do you have an underactive thyroid?  It is technically called hypothyroidism.  This is a condition where the thyroid gland is not functioning the way it should…it’s underactive.  It either doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormones or the thyroid hormones are not available to the body.  It is a lot more common than you think.  In fact, […]

What’s The Scoop on Turmeric?

I think by now most of you have heard about the amazing spice, turmeric.  The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin.  Turmeric is a popular spice similar to ginger, known for its bright yellow/orange color and is used in curry powders and mustards.  This plant grows across India and other areas of Asia and Central […]

Can Vitamin D Help You Lose Weight?

Many of us know that our bodies need vitamin D to absorb calcium and promote bone growth.  Too little vitamin D results in soft bones in children, known as rickets, and fragile bones in adults.  Vitamin D is needed for many important functions in the body other than building strong bones such as strengthening the […]