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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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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Eat Your Broccoli

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: September 17, 2018 Comments: 0

Why do parents force their kids to eat broccoli? Well, everybody knows that broccoli is considered one of those healthy, “dark, leafy green” vegetables, that have an abundance of vitamins and minerals, but is there something more to this familiar green? While broccoli is considered a rich source of vitamins K and C, it is […]

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Pregnancy & Diet

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

For most pregnant women, even those who pay little attention to their diet, pregnancy is a major “aha” moment – a time when you fully grasp the meaning of “you are what you eat.”   But you don’t have to wait until you’re pregnant to start eating well for your baby.  Following a healthy diet before […]

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3 Nutrients To Combat Easy Bruising

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

Although bruising is a normal process following injury, these familiar, unsightly, purple marks can be caused by a variety of other factors that do not involve trauma to the skin.  Aging, certain medications, and vitamin deficiencies can all affect how easily your body bruises. Of course, prolonged, unexplainable bruising, especially those that last more than […]

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How to Enhance Your Immune System

Posted By: CustomVite Nutrition Team Date: August 29, 2018 Comments: 0

Leukocytes, otherwise known as white blood cells, play an important role in your immune system and serve to protect you from harmful microorganisms and disease.  When your body develops an infection, and is actively trying to fight it, the quantity of white blood cells increases. As these cells increase in number, they are simultaneously transported […]

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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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