Tag: antioxidants

Antioxidants: Our Companions in Healthy Aging by Amanda M. Williams, MPH

healthy aging

Amanda Williams holds a doctorate in medicine from Xavier University in Aruba, a Masters degree in Public Health from Nova Southeastern University, and a Bachelor’s degree in biology from St. Mary’s College Orchard Lake. Amanda has spent the last ten years focused on nutrition and wellness. Her background in disease state management allows for a…


Black-Pigmented Superfoods: A Rainbow of Benefits By Nicole Crane, B.S, NTP

black-pigmented foods

For years, health professionals have been advising others to “eat the rainbow,” advising to eat a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. For many, getting those 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables is a struggle. How does one get the antioxidant, immune boosting, vitality supportive benefits of a rainbow of foods? While there is…


Skin Care at InVite® Health by Allison Menor, BS

adult acne

Beauty is something that is always best achieved from the inside out; especially as we age and certain nutrients become depleted. That’s when the available pool of circulating antioxidants that would normally be available to protect and rejuvenate the skin has diminished and isn’t what it used to be. Replenishing nutrients from the inside can…


Green Tea: Vital Immune Support By Nicole Crane BS, NTP

After water, green tea, along with its white and black variants, all from the Camellia sinesis shrub,is the most consumed beverage in the world. There may be no beverage more salubrious. The tea plant is rich in valuable antioxidants known as polyphenols. The polyphenols in green tea are called catechins, of which EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate)…


How Antioxidants, Superfoods and their Nutrients Heal Us By Dr. Millie Lytle ND, MPH, CNS

metabolism

Antioxidants are natural or synthetic substances that may delay, prevent or heal cellular damage by reducing agents that harm cells (called free radicals or reactive oxygen species (ROS)). Antioxidants are naturally found in many plant foods and are also available as complexes or individual nutrients in supplements or drug form1. While the Food and Drug…