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Health & Wellness: Vitamin Metabolism

Vitamins are essential to the body as they are responsible for carrying out important biochemical pathways. Vitamins also play a… Read More

July 1, 2020

Spinal Tap used to Diagnose, Administer Medicine, and Imaging Assistance

Most of us have heard the term spinal tap, or have seen it on a tv medical drama show. It… Read More

June 30, 2020

Health & Wellness: Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin resistance is directly related to many chronic health conditions. As the research continues to evolve, we see blood sugar… Read More

June 29, 2020

Health & Wellness: Bone Health

In order to have proper bone health, it takes a lot of focus and a lot of nutrients. Bone health… Read More

June 26, 2020

The Future of Personalized Medicine in El Paso

What is a disease? Over the years the definition of disease has evolved and changed as medicine became more advanced.… Read More

June 25, 2020

What is Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)?: An Overview

Degenerative Disc Disease is a general term for a condition in which the damaged intervertebral disc causes chronic pain, which… Read More

June 23, 2020

Understanding HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infections

Infections can happen to any individual given specific circumstances, however, infections occurring in HIV/AIDS patients are more commonly referred to… Read More

June 22, 2020

Disc Bulge & Herniation Chiropractic Care Overview

Disc bulge and disc herniation are some of the most common conditions that can affect the spine of both young… Read More

June 19, 2020

Gluten Sensitivities & Our Genes

Many have heard of celiac disease, but non-celiac gluten sensitivity, not so much. However, this condition is rising and extremely… Read More

June 18, 2020

What is Crohn’s Disease? An Overview

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBDs are health issues that affect the digestive tract by causing inflammation… Read More

June 18, 2020

Osteoporosis & Gut Health

There are over one million osteoporosis-related fractures per year. In fact, with a hip fracture, the percentage of an individual’s… Read More

June 17, 2020

Health & Wellness: The Importance of Heart Health & Lipid Metabolism

Lipid metabolism is extremely important as heart disease remains the number one killer in America. In fact, over 600,000 people… Read More

June 16, 2020

Does the Brain Need Carbohydrates?

Our brain is constantly working to help us make decisions, speak, read, and perform many other important functions. It’s also… Read More

June 12, 2020

LIVE PODCAST WITH LIZETTE ORTIZ: TIPS ON FITNESS DURING THIS TIME

Join us for a LIVE podcast with Lizette Ortiz to discuss nutrition tips during this time, suggested exercise types, the… Read More

June 11, 2020

CoQ10: An Essential Supplement

One of the most important nutrients in the body is Co-Enzyme Q10 (CoQ10). CoQ10 is involved in the electron transport… Read More

June 11, 2020

The Importance of Folate and Folic Acid

Folate is a B vitamin naturally found in a variety of foods. The body can’t produce folate, that’s why it’s… Read More

June 11, 2020

Nutrigenetics: Bitter Taste

A chocolate bar tastes different to each of us. How sweet it is and the smaller aspects like subtle hints… Read More

June 10, 2020

Is Fructose Bad for Your Health?

Fructose is one of the main components of added sugar. It is a simple type of sugar that makes up… Read More

June 10, 2020

Arthritis: A Functional View

There are currently 54 million adults who suffer from Arthritis. Additionally, about 9% of adults have some type of arthritis-attributed… Read More

June 9, 2020

What is Folate Metabolism?

Folate, and its synthetic form folic acid, is a water-soluble B vitamin that plays a fundamental role in a variety… Read More

June 9, 2020

Excess Sugar and Chronic Inflammation

Our diet can significantly affect inflammation in our bodies. Several foods can increase inflammation while other foods can reduce inflammation.… Read More

June 8, 2020

Nutrigenetics: Salt Sensitivity

Salt is in nearly every food consumed, but some may have a genetic variation causing them to have salt sensitivities.… Read More

June 5, 2020
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