A Health & Wellness Blog by CustomVite's Nutrition Team

Leaky Gut Syndrome

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

Leaky gut, also called intestinal permeability, is when the cells within the inner lining of your intestine develop gaps or spaces, which allows bacteria, partially digested food, toxins and medications to enter, or leak into your bloodstream.  As you can imagine, this sort of “leakage” can cause a variety medical problems including poor nutrient absorption, […]

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: August 1, 2018    Comments: 0

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal disorders affecting approximately 6-20% of reproductive-age women.  PCOS happens when a woman’s body produces more male hormones (androgens) than normal, and thus causes an imbalance between their levels of estrogen and androgen hormones. Some symptoms include: Menstrual disorders (often skipped cycles) Hirsutism (male-pattern hair […]

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How to Naturally Manage Glaucoma

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: July 23, 2018    Comments: 0

Glaucoma is a disorder that is most commonly characterized by elevated fluid pressure within the eye.  This pressure puts strain on the eye, and, if left untreated, may damage the retina and optic nerve, and lead to vision loss or even blindness.  There are two types of glaucoma, the first, and most common form being […]

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The Smarter Sugar

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: July 13, 2018    Comments: 0

Think all sugar is bad?  You may be surprised to learn that one type of sugar is not so bad for you after all!  In fact, this sugar may help you regain your energy, improve your heart health and improve your body’s cellular performance.  It’s called D-ribose, and it is a simple sugar naturally produced […]

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What Makes Fish So Healthy?

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: July 5, 2018    Comments: 0

The general recommendation is to consume fish at least 2 times per week, but what is it about fish that makes it so good for you? And will just any fish do?  Sure, many types of fish can provide you with a good punch of lean protein, but the main reason why fish is so […]

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