Supplements for Memory, Cognition & Brain Health

References: Swanson D, Block R, Mousa SA. Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA: health benefits throughout life. Adv Nutr. 2012;3(1):1–7. doi:10.3945/an.111.000893. Braarud HC, Markhus MW, Skotheim S, et al. Maternal DHA Status during Pregnancy Has a Positive Impact on Infant Problem Solving: A Norwegian Prospective Observation Study. Nutrients. 2018;10(5):529. Published 2018 Apr 24. doi:10.3390/nu10050529. Smith SL, Rouse [...]

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Vegan Diet Mama Vitamins for a Healthy Baby

Intro Hello everybody. Dr. Bryan Dzvonick here. In the following transcript from the above video, I discuss the most common nutrient deficiencies pregnant and nursing women may encounter on a vegan diet. By the end of this transcript, you will know what nutrients to add to your vegan diet to optimize your baby’s health [...]

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How to Stop Worrying About Your Health

Intro Hello everybody. Dr. Bryan Dzvonick here. In the following transcript from the above video, I discuss how to stop worrying about your health because it’s making you feel worse. Enjoy. If you have a health condition, that alone is bad enough. Constantly worrying about it only makes it worse. In fact, when you [...]

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Optimal Vitamin D Lab Value

Intro Hello everybody. Dr. Bryan Dzvonick here. In the following transcript from the above video I discuss what your optimal vitamin D lab value should be and how to make it happen. Enjoy. Vitamin D is one of the fat-soluble vitamins that everyone nowadays seems to be deficient in. It’s a good idea to [...]

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The Most Important Thyroid Nutrient

Intro Hello everybody. Dr. Bryan Dzvonick here. In the following transcript from the above video, I discuss the most important thyroid nutrient needed for proper thyroid function. Enjoy! The most important thyroid nutrient is iodine. This is what thyroid hormone is made of. It is the building blocks of Thyroxine or T4 and Triiodothyronine [...]

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Yoga Eyes and You

The idea that certain eye movement patterns can correct vision abnormalities such as near- or farsightedness has been around since the 1920s. While there's no scientific evidence to support these claims, exercising the eyes does have health benefits. The eyes are supported by bands of muscles (the extraocular muscles) that control their movement. Exercising those [...]

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Bilberry: Not Just Another Blue Berry

Bilberry and Blueberry: They're both blue. They're both tasty. And they're both good for you. But compared to their sibling berry (the blueberry), wild-grown European bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus) are more intensely sweet and have much more delicate skins. Since the early Middle Ages, dried and fresh bilberry leaves and fruit have been used for managing [...]

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Vitamin A for Eye Health

Part of a family of substances called retinols, Vitamin A is important to our overall health and, specifically, our skin, immune system, and eyes. When hearing about Vitamin A, most people think of carrots. It's important to know that Vitamin A can be acquired from both plant and animal sources of food, and the source [...]

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An Exotic Twist on Sweet Potato Pancakes

Shake up a traditional potato pancake recipe with an exotic combination of cinnamon, curry powder, and cumin. Breakfast will never be the same. Also consider incorporating these pancakes into a holiday menu for brunch or even dinner. Ingredients 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons raw honey [...]

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That’s One Powerful (Sweet) Potato!

Here's an interesting fact: one medium sweet potato provides 100% of your daily needs for Vitamin A, as well as a healthy dose of vitamin C, several of the B vitamins, plus the minerals potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc. That's one powerful potato! But that's not all… Sweet potato is also abundant in antioxidants, [...]

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