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Why You Need Copper If You Are Taking A Zinc Supplement – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 147

Why You Need Copper If You Are Taking A Zinc Supplement – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 147

Copper is an essential mineral that does many important things for the body, especially for the immune system. But, for those who are currently taking high levels of zinc due to the Coronavirus, you may need a little bit more copper.

Many Strokes Are Preventable – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 72

Many Strokes Are Preventable – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 72

Strokes are quite common and are a leading cause of loss of mobility and independence. Yet many strokes are preventable by making simple adjustments to your lifestyle and changing some of the foods you eat. 

The Micronutrient & Immune System Connection – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 69

The Micronutrient & Immune System Connection – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 69

Amanda Williams, MPH discusses the important role of micronutrients and the immune system, and understanding how the immune system itself is working based on levels of key vitamins and minerals.

Your Thyroid Is A Critical Aspect of Your Health, Part 2 – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 15

Your Thyroid Is A Critical Aspect of Your Health, Part 2 – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 15

On today’s episode, Amanda Williams, MPH discusses the appropriate blood tests that provide an accurate indication of how well your thyroid is functioning and the specific nutrients that can help optimize it.

Staying Healthy & Hydrated in the Heat of the Summer

Staying Healthy & Hydrated in the Heat of the Summer

Written Amanda Williams, MPH You’ve always been told to drink more fluids – in the summer when you’re sweating and by your doctor when you’re sick. But why is this so important to our health to stay hydrated? What is waters purpose in our bodies? […]

Healthy Bones: Why Calcium Alone Just Doesn’t Cut It

Healthy Bones: Why Calcium Alone Just Doesn’t Cut It

Our bones are constantly being broken down and built back up, so the body can remove old frail bone cells and replace them with new strong ones. But calcium is not the only nutrient you need.