Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Monk Fruit vs. Stevia: Which Low-Calorie Sweetener Is Best?

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Monk fruit and stevia are the alternative sweetener darlings of the low-carb and keto worlds. Have you ever wondered what the difference is between them? Do these natural sweeteners taste good? How do they affect your glycemic balance? Are they actually beneficial? Does monk fruit or stevia better support your health?

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DGP: What Happens If I Can’t Get N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)? [Episode 9]

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Welcome to this week’s SNPit. This is where we get down and dirty on a specific topic about your health. Today’s topic is the possible ban on NAC plus a simple, worry-free solution for you.

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5 Nutrients You Need for a Healthy Immune System

5 Nutrients You Need For a Healthy Immune System

People are looking for immune-supportive nutrients now, more than ever. 

Google searches for “vitamin D,” “vitamin C,” “vitamin A,” and “immunity” are at an all-time high. (1)

With the flood of misinformation on the internet, how do you know what you really need to support a healthy immune system?

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Why is Prop 65 on My Supplement Label?

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Have you ever seen a product with a label that says, “Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm?” Sounds ominous. Yet this warning has become ubiquitous in many markets, and the world of supplements is not immune.

You may have even seen this warning on some of our products here at Seeking Health. Instead of downplaying why some of our products have these labels, we wanted to delve into the history of Prop 65 as well as explain why these warnings exist.

Our primary focus at Seeking Health is education and helping you to optimize your nutrition via targeted supplementation. We also focus extensively on quality and transparency. We want you to understand the safety standards and testing that all of our products go through.

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Why You Should Use an NADH Supplement

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Do you struggle to get out of bed in the morning and then chug down an espresso just to get through your day?

Are you an athlete who trains and competes for long hours seeking that extra energy to get you to first place?

Would you love more energy all day long?

If so, check out this powerful, tasty, and optimally-absorbing lozenge that may just be your perfect solution: NADH + CoQ10.*

Keep reading to learn about how NADH and CoQ10 are key for supporting your body’s natural ability to produce and sustain energy.*

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Hashimoto’s Thyroid Disease: Genetics, Nutrition, and Lifestyle

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Thyroid problems are common. If you’re reading this, you may be one of the 20 million people in the United States affected by thyroid disease. (1) What you may not realize is that many thyroid problems originate in the immune system. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a result of the immune system mistakenly targeting and attacking the thyroid gland. This can lead to symptoms of hypothyroidism like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and more.

Genetics can play a role in the development of Hashimoto’s, but you are more than your genes. This article explores the role of genetics in Hashimoto’s. We’ll also discuss how nutrition and lifestyle can be used to manage Hashimoto’s and promote healthy thyroid function.

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4 Things You Can Learn From Genetic Testing

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Genetic testing at home has become very popular in recent years. With greater accessibility, more people than ever are getting their genes tested and learning about their DNA make-up.

Still, if you’re new to the concept, you might wonder what exactly can be learned from this process and whether or not it’s actually helpful.

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Should You Test Your Genes?

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Genetic home testing has become wildly popular in recent years. In the past, the only genetic testing offered was through healthcare providers when there was an increased family risk of a particular health issue. Take breast cancer for example. Testing for the BRCA mutation status, doctors can identify risk factors that give more information to act.

In recent years, anyone can have access to their genetic information from the comfort of home. Simply fill a tube with saliva and wait for the results!

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