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Functional Medicine Explained

Supplements

Supplements: What is more fundamental to our existence than diet and nutrition? Most of us eat at least three times a day. This creates a cumulative effect, as to either our diet help fuel our body or it harms it. Bad nutrition, diet, and obesity can lead to conditions such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and chronic pain. Having knowledge about dietary supplements such as, vitamins along with proper nutritional balance, and effective techniques to shed weight can help those striving to change in their new healthy life. A dietary supplement is used to provide nutrients in order to increase the quantity of their consumption, or to provide non-nutrient chemicals which are claimed to have a biological/beneficial effects. Dietary supplements come in all shapes and sizes. There are capsules, drinks, energy bars, powders and traditional tablets. The most popular are calcium, iron, vitamins D and E, herbs like echinacea and garlic and specialty products like glucosamine, probiotics, and fish oils. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900

Vitamin D and The Gut Connection

Vitamin D is essential to the body since it not only promotes healthy teeth and healthy bones, but it can… Read More

February 20, 2020

Podcast: Metabolic Syndrome Explained

https://youtu.be/K8quvajGRgc   Metabolic syndrome is a collection of risk factors that can ultimately increase the risk of developing a variety… Read More

February 18, 2020

Berberine and Metabolic Syndrome

For the beneficial properties, berberine can help regulate the body’s glucose hormones and has the same effects as the pharmaceutical… Read More

February 13, 2020

Nutraceuticals for Sciatica

Nutraceuticals can help relieve several different types of chronic pain, including sciatica or sciatic nerve pain. Stephen DeFelice, MD, coined… Read More

February 12, 2020

Functional Neurology: Akkermansia Muciniphila for Metabolic Syndrome

According to scientists, our gut microbiome may be associated with health issues like metabolic syndrome, including heart disease, stroke, and… Read More

January 28, 2020

Functional Neurology: Foods to Eat and Avoid with Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is medically defined as a collection of health issues that can increase the risk of developing a variety… Read More

January 24, 2020

Functional Neurology: Natural Ways to Increase Serotonin

Serotonin is a well-known neurotransmitter that plays an essential role in various functions of the brain and body, including mood… Read More

January 13, 2020

Functional Neurology: What are Movement Disorders?

Movement disorders are characterized as health issues that cause abnormal and involuntary body positions or movements. Many neurological conditions are… Read More

January 2, 2020

Natural Ways to Fix a Leaky Blood-Brain Barrier in Functional Neurology Part 2

The blood-brain barrier is a protective shield that allows nutrients to enter the brain while keeping harmful components in the… Read More

December 31, 2019

Natural Ways to Fix a Leaky Blood-Brain Barrier in Functional Neurology Part 1

The blood-brain barrier is a protective shield that allows nutrients to enter the brain while keeping harmful components in the… Read More

December 30, 2019

How SAG Helps The Body

When glutathione is decreased in the body, it is known as glutathione deficiency or GSH. It is a tripeptide that… Read More

December 11, 2019

What is NAC?

NAC is a semi-essential amino acid that has outstanding properties for the body. It helps replenishes the body’s glutathione and… Read More

December 10, 2019

How Supplements Can Prevent CKD

When a person is at risk of having chronic kidney disease or just want them to be healthy as possible,… Read More

November 8, 2019

The Importance of Micronutrients in Supplements El Paso, Texas

Dr. Alex Jimenez of El Paso, Texas, takes an in depth look about the importance of supplements to the body. Read More

September 25, 2019

The Importance of Micronutrition in Vitamins El Paso, Texas

Today Dr. Alex Jimenez, of El Paso, Texas, takes an in depth look of vitamins in micronutrition. Read More

September 24, 2019

9 Essential Nutrients For Healthy Skin El Paso, TX.

Everyone in the world wants healthy skin. We see it advertised on television with lotions and vitamin supplements. When we… Read More

September 3, 2019

Stay Calm and L-Theanine El Paso, Texas

Stressed Out - L-Theanine Ever wondered why your job is so stressful? Or that you haven’t gotten enough sleep due… Read More

August 27, 2019

Calcium Supplements El Paso, Texas

  Calcium overview- Calcium is a mineral that is essential for life (2). Not only does the body require calcium… Read More

August 19, 2019

Understanding A Supplement Label El Paso, Texas

Supplement Labels   Supplemental Facts title indicates that the product is marketed for sale in the USA and is FDA… Read More

August 9, 2019

Hormones & Dietary Supplements El Paso, Texas

Supplements 101 Supplements can become overwhelming with everything that's out there. This will touch on key categories of supplements and… Read More

August 8, 2019

Botanicals & Dietary Supplements El Paso, Texas

Supplements 101 Supplements can become overwhelming with everything that's out there. This will touch on key categories of supplements and… Read More

August 7, 2019
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