A Health & Wellness Blog by CustomVite's Nutrition Team

Cortisol: “The Stress Hormone”

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: October 11, 2017    Comments: 0

Known as the “stress hormone” , cortisol is a type of steroid hormone produced in the body by the adrenal glands and is released in response to fear or stress (even the stress of waking up). Although necessary to help regulate blood pressure and the immune system during a sudden crisis, some experts worry that […]

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What is Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)?

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: October 2, 2017    Comments: 0

Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) might sound like a long scary word, but it’s really just a naturally occurring organic sulfur compound that is found in tissues of plants and animals. It is a derivative of dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), which is essential for optimal health and has numerous therapeutic effects, such as helping in the proper recovery and healing […]

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How to Deal with Gallstones

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: September 25, 2017    Comments: 0

If you’ve ever heard your doctor mention that you might have gallstones, you’re not alone. In fact, 10-15% of the US adult population has (or will have) gallstones at some point in their lives. But what exactly are gallstones and how does nutrition play a role? Here’s a quick A-Z guide on how to deal […]

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Aspartame-Is it Safe?

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: September 18, 2017    Comments: 0

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener found in various processed food products and artificial sweetener brands, like Equal and Nutrasweet. Believe it or not, it’s nearly two hundred times sweeter than regular sugar! Therefore, smaller amounts of it are needed to sweeten foods. We often seen aspartame in the following food products: Diet foods Instant breakfasts […]

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Fibromyalgia

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: September 13, 2017    Comments: 0

If you’re one of the 4 million US adults living with fibromyalgia, then you are probably all too familiar with the symptoms of this chronic disease. Hallmarks of fibromyalgia include pain and stiffness all over your body, severe fatigue and tiredness, sleep problems, depression and anxiety, trouble thinking, memory and concentration issues, digestive problems, and […]

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