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Cold Prevention: Do Vitamin C Supplements Actually Work?

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With the onset of winter, we may reach for cold remedies and vitamin C supplements to boost the immune system and avoid catching a virus. But, do they work?

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Your Pre-workout Supplements: Hype or Health?

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Fitness and sports nutrition trends are constantly evolving – one of the most recent trends are performance-enhancing supplements labeled as pre-workout supplements. These supplements make claims to up adrenaline, get you into “beast mode,” give you “amplified pumps,” and promise a lot of other aggressive adjectives. A few popular brands are C4, Optimum Nutrition (ON), and MuscleTech. Continue reading

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On Medication? You’ll Need to Know These 6 Steps

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Carolyn Bradner Jasik, MD, Medical Advisor at Mango Health

This is a guest post by Dr. Carolyn Bradner Jasik. Based in San Francisco, Dr. Bradner Jasik is a pediatrician and researcher of preventive health and behavior change. She is also a medical advisor at Mango Health, a free smartphone app that helps to manage medications and develop good habits around daily health management. Learn more at mangohealth.com.

 

In theory, there’s nothing so hard about following instructions for taking your medicine. But in the often-crazy reality of everyday life, it’s pretty easy to forget your medication or do things that compromise its safety and effectiveness. Here are the six important rules to stick with when taking any medication:

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Simple Wellness Steps: How to Supplement For Immunity

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We’ve been sharing tips for wellness that are actionable and easy to bring into your everyday life, in an effort to help you be your best self. We believe that incorporating small, feasible changes over shorter periods of change can help you experience the motivation and confidence that comes from seeing your personal goals fulfilled.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

How to Get The Best and Easiest Access to Your Supplements

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We talk a lot about all the cool things you can do with WellnessFX – from exporting your lab results and accessing your practitioner recommendations, to storing your health records digitally, and much more. 

Did you also know that all WellnessFX members, regardless of where you live, have access to the full Thorne Research line of high quality, premium dietary supplements, shipped right to you?

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

5 Supplements Critical for Men’s Health

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We couldn’t let the ladies have all the fun – today Dr. Ross advises the gentleman on what supplements men should consider taking.

Below are general recommendations for anyone looking to improve their overall health and wellness. These five nutritional supplements should become part of a daily routine.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.