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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.

Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

Photo by Martin Brosy on Unsplash A new study has found that lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure, or hypertension, by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study has been published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology […]

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

Photo by Allef Vinicius (ig: @seteales) on Unsplash According to a new study performed by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from human activity are making staple crops – such as rice and wheat – less nutritious and […]

Athletic Performance in Women Increased with These Two Minerals

Athletic Performance in Women Increased with These Two Minerals

In order to achieve peak performance, athletes need good nutrition and specific vitamins and minerals to keep their bodies in optimal health. Female athletes have special nutritional needs, due to hormones and menstruation. The three commonly suggested minerals for female athletes are iron, copper and […]

New Study: Zinc Supplementation Improves Immune System Function in the Elderly

New Study: Zinc Supplementation Improves Immune System Function in the Elderly

Supplementing elderly people in a nursing home with Zinc improves the Function of their Immune System Zinc is a micro-mineral, meaning we need less of it than others. As far as the amount of a mineral the body requires on a daily basis, it may […]