A Health & Wellness Blog by CustomVite's Nutrition Team

Wishing You a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: December 4, 2017    Comments: 0

  With family gatherings, and lots of indulgent food surrounding us, it’s very easy to unintentionally pack on a few extra pounds during the holiday season. Since the year is coming to an end, many people start to think about goals that they look forward to accomplishing next year. We’re here to help you with […]

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Berberine: Under Investigation

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: November 27, 2017    Comments: 0

Berberine is a compound that is extracted from the roots and stems of a variety of plants such as barberry, tree turmeric and goldenseal. Recently, berberine as a natural supplement has been touted for its possible anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and anti-diabetic properties. Although this might be the first time you’ve heard of this product, berberine has […]

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Lung Health

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: November 22, 2017    Comments: 0

November is Lung Cancer awareness month, so it’s a good time to think about the health of our lungs. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. We all know not smoking and avoiding exposure to pollutants can help protect our lungs, but sometimes we take our lungs for granted. […]

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The Remarkable Benefits of Green Tea & Matcha

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: November 6, 2017    Comments: 0

EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), one of the main organic compounds found in green tea, is well known for its outstanding health benefits and possible anti-cancer effects. This compound is part of a group of plant polyphenols (micronutrients with antioxidant activity), commonly known as tannins, which give a mild astringent or slightly bitter taste when consumed. So […]

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What are “Superfoods”?

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team   Date: October 30, 2017    Comments: 0

You may have seen or heard the term “superfoods” tossed around on TV and on food labels. But what makes some foods, well, so “super”? Although there is no official definition, superfoods are nutrient powerhouses that are jam-packed with compounds such as antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins and minerals that can help maintain your weight and may […]

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