We Compound Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Capsules!

According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, oral medications in the form of tablets and capsules are a potential source of gluten contamination. One common excipient is starch. A recent search of medications listed on a National Library of Medicine database, managed in conjunction with the National Institute of Health, showed that there were 8,379 individual…

5 Superfoods for Women

According to the new Dietary Guideline for Americans, many women aren’t getting enough potassium, fiber, choline, magnesium, calcium, iron and vitamins A, D, E and C. Web MD shared the 5 superfoods that help women get the important nutrients they need. Read why eggs, prunes, Greek yogurt, salmon and pistachios should be on your next…

Vitamin D in the prevention of aging-related diseases

Chronic diseases associated with aging such as cognitive decline, depression, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes and cancer might have an association to vitamin D deficiency according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON). Older adults may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency due to diet,…

Exercise to Help Prevent Heart Disease?

According to WebMD, regular exercise helps cut the odds of getting heart disease. It’s recommended that you work up to an aerobic exercise session lasting 20 to 30 minutes, at least three to four times a week with each exercise session including a warm-up, conditioning, and a cool down. Learn more about heart disease and…

February 5, 2016 is National Wear Red Day

Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The more a woman knows about heart disease, the better chance she has at beating it. About 80% of heart disease in women is preventable. It’s important that you schedule your Well-Women Visit so your…

World Cancer Day- February 4th

World Cancer Day takes place each year on February 4th. The goal of World Cancer Day is to raise awareness and education about the disease in an effort to save millions from preventable deaths each year. WorldCancerDay.org shares; “Currently, 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide every year, out of which, 4 million people die…

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. This February make sure you are aware of the steps and strategies you can take to help prevent heart disease. A good place to start is eliminating the amount of salt in your diet, increasing physical activity, and…