Tag: Supplements

Maintenance Insurance Plan for Wellness

Maintenance Insurance Plan for Wellness

Over these last months it’s been my pleasure to introduce you to the RENEW Total Body Detox program. I hope you were able to implement many tips and suggestions from my posts. As I’ve mentioned a number of times, each of our health journeys are completely unique. The goal is not completion but awareness and diligence and a commitment to improvement.…

Research That Matters

Research That Matters

Research is near and dear to my heart. Both when I design supplement formulations as well as when I educate through books and talks, I pride myself on making sure that the information I share is as grounded in scientific study as it can be. I was delighted to read a recent article in the Wall Street Journal titled “Carrying…

Regular Fish Oil Use Linked to Better Brain

I regularly blog about the brain benefits of fish oil because the science behind them is so extensive and I want to pass the knowledge on to others. When you have the knowledge to heal your body, you become your own health advocate, and you realize how much power you have to change your health. In yet another study highlighting…

US Adults Not Getting Enough Omega-3

The protective effects of omega-3 fats against heart disease are well known. In fact, the American Heart Association recommends healthy people consume a minimum of two servings of seafood (oily fish are preferred) per week, to provide an average 250 mg per day of EPA and DHA. They recommend supplementation with 1 gram EPA + DHA daily for people with…

Bifido Probiotic Improves Immune Health in Elderly

Daily supplementation with the probiotic Bifidobacterium lactis was found to improve immune health in elderly adults, according to a study by researchers from the University of Reading and published in the Journal of Nutritional Science. The daily probiotic was found to significantly increase white blood cell activity in the participants when compared to people who took placebo. Specifically, the phagocytic…

ReNew Life Ultimate Flora Probiotics #1 in Customer Satisfaction

For more than a decade our team at ReNew Life has been formulating the purest, most effective natural supplements with the health and well-being of our customers in mind—which is why I couldn’t be more excited about this recent award! The ReNew Life Ultimate Flora line of high-potency probiotics was named the top-rated probiotic brand for customer satisfaction, based on…

Higher Omega-3 Levels Linked to Preserved Brain Cells

Elderly women with higher omega-3 levels were found to have larger brain volume when compared to women with lower omega-3 levels, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.  Researchers from the University of South Dakota tested the blood of over 1,000 women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study. They analyzed the red blood cell omega-3…

Fish Oil Supplementation Boosts Young Children’s IQ

Most parents want their children to get ahead in the world, and intelligence level tends to be the measure society uses to gauge the ability to excel. While there are certainly arguments to that point, not many parents would pass up the chance to increase IQ level in their children if they could. A recent study published in the journal…

Probiotics + Prebiotics = Constipation Relief

Probiotics are friendly bacteria that are beneficial to the person consuming them. Prebiotics are soluble fibers that increase the amount of beneficial bacteria in the gut. In essence, prebiotics act as food for the probiotics, helping to support their growth. Taking the two supplements together is often recommended as a way to optimize gut bacterial balance and improve digestive health.…

High Mercury Content Found in Canned Tuna—Children’s #1 Favorite Fish

The largest source of methylmercury—the most toxic form of the heavy metal mercury—obtained through the diet comes from canned tuna. Thirty-two percent of dietary methylmercury, a known neurotoxin, comes from canned tuna. There are two main types of tuna—albacore and light tuna. Albacore is known to be higher in mercury than light tuna, and so the current federal advisory issued…