A Health & Wellness Blog by CustomVite's Nutrition Team

Estrogen Exposure

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: June 14, 2018    Comments: 0

Estrogen is an important hormone that is present in both males and females, albeit in different ratios.  In women, it forms the reproductive organs and is an important factor in regulating the menstrual cycle.  As women age (especially near menopause), their hormone levels change resulting in a decrease in both estrogen and progesterone.  Although both […]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: June 4, 2018    Comments: 0

The inflammatory response is a complex cascade of biochemical reactions that recognize and respond to sites of injury. While we know that acute inflammation is a normal, protective process following pain or injury, chronic inflammation, on the other hand, is when the body has persistent, systemic inflammation causing damage to its own healthy tissue, rather […]

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Bilberries – Small But Mighty

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: April 30, 2018    Comments: 0

Blueberries vs. bilberries – is there a difference? We’ve all more than likely seen and eaten the humble blueberry, but bilberries are a little less familiar, at least in North America. Bilberry is a European relative of the blueberry and looks very similar in shape and size. One main difference however is the flesh – […]

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“Let food be thy medicine…”

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: April 27, 2018    Comments: 0

“Let food be thy medicine…” is a profound ancient quote that continues to prove true over and over again in recent scientific studies. Despite what the science says, and with modern medicine at our fingertips, we sometimes feel more comfortable taking drugs rather than adjusting our diets. Of course, in many cases, prescription medication is […]

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The Ketogenics Diet – Helpful or Harmful?

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: April 11, 2018    Comments: 0

With over 70% of Americans considered to be overweight or have obesity, there’s no surprise that the diet and weight loss market has exploded into a multi-billion dollar industry. Because of that, we’re left with a variety of diet programs available to us that can be overwhelming, confusing and sometimes conflicting. One particular program that […]

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