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Lipoprotein(a): The one biomarker that could change everything

3 reasons why knowing your Lp(a) level is key to your health Courtesy of YourLabWork by: Dr. Alan Hopkins Your blood vessels carry vital nutrients and oxygen to your organs, including your heart and brain, so keeping them healthy and clear is vital to ensure your body...

Caffeine – What’s the Deal?

Caffeine is surprisingly one of the world’s most popular mood-altering substances. Whether it be consumed via coffee, tea, soda, chocolate, or even in some medicines, caffeine is a highly sought after stimulant. In fact, billions of people worldwide drink coffee,...

Meal Planning Made Easy!

Meal planning is a great way to ensure that you eat healthily, and get this: it doesn’t have to be hard! That’s right, despite how overwhelmed many of us become when we think of planning meals for an entire week, meal planning can save you time and money. Without...

Just How Bad Can Sugar Be?

Did you know the average American consumes about 152 pounds of sugar each year! That breaks down to roughly 22 teaspoons a day for each person in America. High sugar intake has been directly related to obesity, type 2 diabetes, dementia, depression, ADHD, acne, heart...

Water Makes Your World Go Round

With nearly 60% of the body being made of water, it is shocking that water takes a back seat to carbonated soda as the most popular beverage in the United States. It’s a scary statistic, not only because of the dangers drinking sugary drinks has on the body, but also...

Mindful Practice

Tuesday, September 04, 2018 Many of us work hard to eat right and exercise our bodies, but often the mind gets overlooked when it comes to our health. Meditation, often considered an exercise for the brain, is a great way to focus on the health of the mind. There are...

Got Juice?

In the last decade, there has been a rise in trendy juice bars popping up that offer signature juice blends catered to health-conscious people. This is because juicing has become widely accepted as a premium way to get fruits and veggies into your diet quickly and...

The Link Between Sleep & Your Health

Imagine the feeling of waking after a good night’s sleep. You feel refreshed, energized, and positive. Now, think of a time where you woke up feeling the opposite. Throughout the day you may have had trouble concentrating, became frustrated easier, and had...

12 Strategies To Increase Veggies

Did you know that eating an abundance of veggies can also make you happier? Studies show that eating lots of vegetables make us feel good, increases our happiness and sense of well-being, increases our vitality and motivation, and even increases curiosity and...

Your Skin Matters

Monday, August 20, 2018 Did you know the skin is the largest organ in the body?  It only takes 26 seconds for anything we put on it to absorb into our bloodstream.  With the job of protecting the body from trauma and outside dangers, regulating temperature and sensing...

15 Steps to Better Digestion

Did you know that digestive health can easily be changed with simple lifestyle adjustments? Do you have constipation, gas, bloating, diarrhea or heartburn? If you answered yes to any of the above-mentioned troubles, here are 15 steps you can take to start...