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Is there a non-prescription alternative to Metanx®?

NERVEsustainTM vs. Metanx® “METANX” is a registered trademark of Alfasigma USA, Incorporated. It is classified as a medical “food”, although it comes in a capsule, and requires a prescription to attain. METANX® boasts that it is specially formulated to meet the nutritional needs of those suffering from diabetic nerve damage, however, the only “active ingredients”…

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What is the Relationship Between Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy?

If you are diabetic or experience peripheral neuropathy, you may benefit from taking nutritional supplements that help nourish and protect nerve health. NERVEsustain is a nutritional supplement that has been specifically designed to replenish the vitamins that are commonly depleted by medications taken to balance blood glucose, while also protecting nerve health, with optimized levels…

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Is it possible to boost metabolism with a healthy meal?

Nearly every ingredient in this recipe has some kind of metabolism boosting power, and the few others are just as important to boost flavor. Why peppers? The bell pepper is a low-calorie, antioxidant and vitamin-rich member of the Capsicum genus, and the only member that does not contain capsaicin, a chemical that makes peppers spicy.…

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Can Chromium help lower blood glucose?

What is Chromium? Chromium is an essential trace mineral that we all need in our diets in very small quantities. Once absorbed, chromium is distributed widely in the body, with the highest levels being found in the kidney, liver, spleen, and bone [1]. It is one of the most common elements in both the earth’s…

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L-Arginine: the Workhorse Nutrient You Didn’t Know You Needed

Support metabolism and cardiovascular health: Arginine, a known supporter of metabolism and cardiovascular health, has long been categorized as a “non-essential” amino acid because the body can make it. The caveat to that fact though is that production is limited, and arginine becomes “conditionally essential” as a limiting substrate under stress conditions [1]. One such…

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Benefits of Supplementing with Calcium and Magnesium

Cal/Mag for Body/Mind Calcium and magnesium are often seen paired together in nutritional supplements, as these two nutrients are not only synergistic in their functions but also both essential and commonly lacking in the typical modern diet. It has been estimated that nearly half of the adults in the US are magnesium deficient [1], and…

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N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine for Hormone Support:

NAC is an amino acid supplement that may support increased fertility in a variety of ways. The acronym PCOS (sometimes pronounced “peek-ohs”) stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. It’s a fairly common hormonal disorder, which occurs in about 10% of women at some point between menarche and menopause, during the reproductive years [1]. Unfortunately for some,…

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How about Broccoli Beef?

Designing Your Diet to Best Nourish Your Post-Menopausal Self As mature women, our nutritional needs vary slightly from those of our children or male family members. These differences are exaggerated at the point of menopause. We start to notice our caloric needs drop as our metabolism slows, but the types and amounts of vitamins, minerals,…

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Do my nutritional needs change after menopause?

FemOne SilverTM and Your Changing Nutritional Needs Post-Menopause No matter your age when perimenopause approaches or menopause begins, this change in a woman’s life, dictated by hormones, is also a sign that your nutritional needs are changing too. Due to those hormonal changes, your body will start to process some nutrients differently. You will start…

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What is a Restorative Cleanse family-friendly meal?

Thai Cashew Chicken Zoodles “Zoodles”, or zucchini noodles, are a delicious way to satisfy your spaghetti or noodle craving while maintaining a grain free diet. To make them, you’ll need a spiralizer, but they come in many forms, from tight budget to zoodle-level: expert. Zoodles are easy to make, cook quickly, and have a mild…

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