Prostate Health

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: January 14, 2019 Comments: 0

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — also called prostate gland enlargement — is a common condition in men (especially after age 50), which results in an enlarged prostate gland.  BPH can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms, such as increased frequency of urination at night (nocturia).  Conventional treatment of BPH includes lifestyle changes such as avoiding alcohol and […]

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Holiday Stress

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: December 24, 2018 Comments: 0

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  But along with friends and family, the holidays can also bring an unwanted visitor into our lives- stress.  Unfortunately, the stress of the holidays can leave many of us feeling less than wonderful.  To make matters worse, chronic stress has been implicated in many health conditions, ranging […]

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Nutrition Tips for Staying Healthy This Winter

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

Winter is fast approaching and as the temperature drops, many people find it increasingly difficult to maintain a healthy diet. The combination of holiday eating, lack of sunlight, less physical activity, more comfort foods, deficiencies in essential vitamins and minerals, and more hibernation can not only lead to weight gain, but also wreak havoc on […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: November 26, 2018 Comments: 0

You may know that vitamin D is important for your health, but did you know there is mounting evidence suggesting a vitamin D deficiency can result in conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease?   A vitamin D deficiency may even contribute to the development of some cancers, […]

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Pancreatic Cancer

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

November is pancreatic cancer awareness month. Most healthy individuals go about their daily life without ever knowing where their pancreas is located or how it functions. However, for those who have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, they are all too familiar with the form and function of this vital organ.   The pancreas is a […]

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Fall Allergies

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

Most people associate allergies with the onset of spring, but for many people, fall triggers such as pollen, ragweed and mold can also cause the dreaded sneezing, watery eyes, runny noses and coughing.  Medication such as antihistamines can be helpful, but may cause unwanted side effects.   Fortunately, there are some natural ways to combat allergies.  […]

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7 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Glowing During Seasonal Changes

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

If the cold, changing temperatures, and dry indoor air are leaving your skin dry, itchy, and flaky this season, you’re not alone.  A change of seasons can wreak havoc on your skin.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect your skin, including moisturizing often, using a humidifier, wearing a hat, scarf and gloves, […]

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Fall Superfoods

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: October 24, 2018 Comments: 0

It’s that time of year again where it gets darker earlier, and the nights get cooler.  That can only mean one thing- it’s fall!  Lucky for us, the fall is full of a variety of seasonal foods that are full of antioxidants and fiber which can help boost your health during the colder months.  Head […]

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Cold Hands & Feet

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: October 15, 2018 Comments: 0

While most people get cold hands and feet during the colder, winter months, some people suffer from the unpleasant feeling of cold extremities year-round.  In most cases, cold hands and feet are not usually a sign of an underlying health condition, however if you have persistently cold hands and feet, coupled with discoloration, then it […]

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Antibiotic Complications

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

Many people take antibiotics to knock out a bacterial infection, but for some people, these drugs can trigger a potentially life-threatening infection caused by a type of bacteria called clostridium difficile, or C. diff.  Symptoms of C. diff range from diarrhea and abdominal cramping, to life-threatening inflammation of the colon.  Each year in the United States, about […]

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