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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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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“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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Saturated Fat and Heart Health

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: February 28, 2018 Comments: 0

When it comes to heart health, dietitians and doctors often recommend limiting your saturated fat intake. This is because excess saturated fat may cause a buildup of cholesterol in your arteries, which may increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. Interestingly, recent studies have blurred the line between saturated fat intake and heart disease. […]

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Nuts About Heart Health

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

February is American Heart Month. Sadly, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. While following a heart-healthy diet can help reduce your risk of heart disease, one particularly beneficial food item is nuts! In fact, research shows that people who regularly eat nuts are less likely to have heart […]

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Foods That May Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer

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

A study found in the British Medical Journal revealed that eating fiber and whole grains may drastically reduce your risk of developing colon cancer. Specifically, researchers have found that for every 10g/day of fiber, there is a 10% decrease in risk. Furthermore, adding just three servings of high fiber foods to your diet, particularly from […]

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Why Your Workout Isn’t Working Out

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: January 19, 2018 Comments: 0

Have you ever worked out for a significant period of time and noticed ZERO changes to your body? If you have, it can be one of the most discouraging realizations. After all, getting yourself off the couch and to the gym is a feat of strength on it’s own, never mind if all that hard […]

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What About An Egg A Day?

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: January 12, 2018 Comments: 0

When it comes to nutrition facts, one large egg contains about 6g of protein, 72 calories, 270 IU of vitamin A, and 41 IU of vitamin D. Research shows that for the average person, an egg a day likely does not increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular diseases, but there still […]

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Eating Habits That Can Zap Your Energy

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: January 3, 2018 Comments: 0

Do you feel tired all the time, even after a full night’s sleep?   If so, you may want to take a closer look at your eating habits. What and how you eat can affect your energy level throughout the day. Here are six eating habits that could be making you tired: 1. Skipping meals, especially breakfast […]

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