The foods and supplements we consume make up our diet. The diet is our body’s only source for raw materials it needs to perform its day-to-day functions. These cellular workings are complicated and continual. Fortunately, our cells perform their jobs automatically, without any forethought on our part. Our only responsibility to this intricate, dynamic system is to provide the high-quality nutrients the body needs to do a good job.Read More
By Dr. Diane E. Clayton, SAB Member
The yellow pigment curcumin from the spice turmeric is widely used in traditional Indian cuisine and is now increasingly popular as a dietary supplement. The popularity of curcumin stems from the numerous reports that it has the ability to reduce the low-level inflammation associated with a host of chronic diseases 1. Curcumin works to dampen inflammatory responses in a variety of ways in the body and this is an area of intense research. The biological effects of curcumin are usually attributed to the presence of polyphenolic compounds, known as “curcuminoids”.
Exciting new results on curcumin have now emerged from the area of sports science and nutrition. This study adds to the knowledge base about exactly how curcumin works to dampen inflammation in the body.Read More
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“I’m so proud of my first triathlon time at the Vancouver Triathlon where I finished 5th of 69 women with a time of 1:17:25. Read More
The National Sleep Foundation recommends getting seven to nine hours of restful sleep a night. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has revealed that “persons experiencing sleep insufficiency are also more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, as well as from cancer, increased mortality, and reduced quality of life and productivity”.Read More
Are you tired of being sick and tired? The CDC estimates that each year in the United States, 20% of the population gets the flu, and more than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized from seasonal flu-related complications. So many people make a mad dash to the drugstore every day to combat a cold, but why wait to act until it’s too late?Read More
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The popular phrase “listen to your gut” can apply to much more than intuition. Our gut health is actually connected to functions in the body like our immune and nervous systems, hormones, mood, weight, brain, energy, and heart. It decides which nutrients are absorbed and what toxins are eliminated. Read More
Anjana Srivastava, GNLD’s Executive Vice President, Product, Science & Technology, shares the benefits of Omega-3 and Fish Oil supplements. It is no surprise that they are the top selling nutritional supplement on the market! But, with so many on the market to choose from, how do you know you are choosing the right supplement? Watch this video to make sure you are choosing the right supplement for you and your family!
A very important lesson I have learned is that you can’t exercise your way out of poor nutrition.
People often ask me why they aren’t reaching their fitness and weight loss goals even when sticking to a good workout routine. Before answering, I usually recommend he/she start keeping a journal of what they are eating and drinking along with exercise and show me in a week.
Not surprisingly, this journal tends to reveal a pattern of justifying unhealthy eating habits with a little exercise and not enough nutrition. In this case I can follow up with the answer of ‘you can’t exercise your way out of poor nutrition!’ and then go on to point out what that person needs to cut out and what they should add to their diet. It doesn’t matter how hard you push yourself in the gym if you are eating poorly at home.