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Food Choices

Probiotics And Prebiotics: A Little Help From Friendly Bacteria And The Food You Eat
Introductory article - Know Yourself - August 25, 2017
Your body is inhabited by trillions of bacterial cells. Some bacteria have the potential to harm you, but many benefit your health. Do probiotics, beneficial bacteria added to food, have a health promoting role and why are prebiotics important?
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Fish Oil Supplements Or 2 Servings Of Fish?
Study - Get Healthy - August 11, 2017
Fish oil supplements are consumed daily by millions of people in response to claims that some fish oils provide a variety of preventative and/or therapeutic health benefits. What health benefits do fish oils provide and do you need fish oil supplements?
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Sports Drinks: Do You Need One, Which One?
Study - Know Yourself - August 04, 2017
Originally formulated for athletes, sports drinks are now marketed to everyone regardless of their athletic endeavors. Most people do not need a sports drink, but if you do which one is for you?
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Antioxidants
Introductory article - Know Yourself - July 28, 2017
Antioxidants are often promoted as "life preserving" nutrients: a must have in your diet be it from food or supplementation. But what are antioxidants, what role do they play in supporting health, and are anti-oxidant supplements necessary?
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Vitamin B1: Thiamin
Indepth article - Know Yourself - July 21, 2017
Vitamin B1, or thiamin(e), is a water soluble vitamin essential for maintaining health. Inadequate thiamin intake can cause adverse health effects. Why is thiamin essential and how much do you need each day?
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