by Dr. Oler, ND | Oct 21, 2021 | Allergies, Bone Health, Depression, Immune System, Inflammation, Men's Health, Mineral Absorption, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health
Vitamin D has been in the news a lot lately. In actuality, Vitamin D is in the news all the time, as research is finding that a large portion of the population needs to supplement vitamin D in order to achieve ideal levels. However, every person has unique needs for vitamin D; in this post, we’ll show you how you can determine the exact amount of vitamin D that you need.
by Dr. Oler, ND | Apr 19, 2018 | Bone Health, Mineral Absorption, Supplements
Most people never hear of vitamin K until they (or someone they love) are placed on a blood thinner like Warfarin or Coumadin. At that time, these people are told that they need to avoid eating foods that are high in vitamin K. The unfortunate consequence of this can be an increase in atherosclerosis, kidney stones, osteopenia and osteoporosis. And it isn’t necessary. (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Dec 21, 2017 | Bone Health, Eating Naturally, Health and Wellness, Inflammation, Nutrition
Antioxidants are everywhere in nature. An easy way to spot them is to look for foods that have a natural, deep color. Most of the compounds responsible for these intense colors are called phytonutrients, and they have been found to have a plethora of benefits for human health. Our previous post looked at the benefits of red phytonutrients; in this post, we will look more closely at their orange and yellow counterparts. (more…)
by Dr. Oler, ND | Apr 20, 2017 | Bone Health, Exercise, Health and Wellness, Hormone Imbalances
Everybody knows that calcium is necessary to build healthy bones. What most people don’t know is that bone health is very dependent on the type of calcium that is taken, and very few people take the right type of calcium. (more…)