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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Probiotics & Prebiotics

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: December 29, 2017 Comments: 0

In our digestive tract, there are billions of bacterial organisms floating around. However, not all of them are harmful. Probiotics are friendly bacteria that live in your intestines and increase your body’s immunity to defend against disease. They function by controlling the growth of disease-causing bacteria. Prebiotics, on the other hand, are indigestible carbohydrates, or […]

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Relief for Winter Skin

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: December 20, 2017 Comments: 0

For those of us that live in the Northern parts of the US, we’re currently in the middle of a polar vortex, more commonly known as, winter. Along with the plummeting temperatures comes dry, scaly skin that is sometimes associated with eczema, accentuated fine lines, and acne (yikes)! If you’re unable to head down south […]

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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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