Most of us always have a health goal or two in mind. Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, clear up your skin, or something entirely different, it’s completely human to always be working toward something. Read More
At Integrative Nutrition, Joshua teaches that spirituality is a vital part of a person's primary food – what sustains you beyond your plate, like your career, relationships, exercise, and spirituality. Read More
It wasn’t until I started my courses in nutrition that I really became aware of the mineral magnesium and its importance to the body. Magnesium didn’t show up in everyday conversation like that of “take Vitamin C to combat colds, drink milk for calcium for bones “etc. It's surprising given that Magnesium has a role in over 300 processes in the body. Some of them include: Read More
Are you a runner, or do you hate anything that even comes close to a slow jog? Were you forced to run the mile in high school and hated every minute of it, or did you breeze through it like a natural-born marathon runner? Read More
For the longest time it was always drummed into us that older women in particular need calcium for strong bones. I was at my gynecologist the other day and while updating my medication / supplementation list and talking about the repeat bone scan, I told her I wasn’t very religious about taking daily calcium these days, favoring eating leafy greens daily instead. She then told me that the recommendations are changed, but to make sure that I was taking Vitamin D. I personally stop taking Vitamin D during the summer months, thinking I am outdoors enough and should have it covered. Nope, I was informed I should take at least 1000 mg during the summer.
Hmm, I decided to do some research and low and behold look what pops up the same day no less! Read More