Which probiotics work best?

You’ve probably heard about probiotics – from kombucha to kefir, we’re seeing this term more and more often. There is a growing body of research suggesting that live-active cultures and bacteria like probiotics can treat and prevent health issues ranging from indigestion to allergies. But what exactly are probiotics and what can they really do…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Mar 8, 2017

Vitamin D – a key to preventing falls in the elderly

We all hope that as we age, our ability to live in our own homes independently is a dream that will be a reality. Unfortunately one of the more common reasons why the elderly have to give up that dream is the increased risk of falling, leading to fractures, disability and loss of independence. However,…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Sep 11, 2015

Do dietary supplements give athletes the winning edge?

Dietary supplements have always played a predominate role in the world of sports. Whether a person is a competitive athlete or a casual exerciser, today’s athlete is always looking for the latest and greatest nutritional supplement that will give them the ultimate performance-enhancing edge. Competition in sports has always been high but nowadays it is…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Sep 1, 2015