Managing Joint Pain During the Cold Winter Months

joint pain in the cold winter months

We’re in the throes of winter and it’s cold. According to recent research, you’re not going crazy. The chilly temperatures actually can worsen any pre-existing pain in the joints and bones. A study by researchers at Tufts University in Boston found evidence that the weather really can cause discomfort for those with arthritis and other kinds of joint pain. The… Read more »

The Connection Between Calcium and Magnesium

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The relationship between calcium and magnesium in our bodies is complicated. They work together in many functions, such as regulating heartbeat, muscle tone and contraction, and nerve conduction. Magnesium is actually the key to the body’s proper absorption and use of calcium, as well as other important nutrients. If we consume too much calcium, without… Read more »

Why You Should Be Taking Krill Oil

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Krill are tiny shrimp-like animals with an abundance of healthy omega-3 fatty acids necessary for proper cellular function. Here are six reasons you should be taking krill oil. 1. It’s Easier to Absorb The omega-3 fatty acids in krill oil are stored as phospholipids, which have a simpler digestive process than other forms of fatty… Read more »

Without Licaps® Technology, Krill Oil Capsules May be Rancid

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When it’s fresh, krill oil is an excellent source of Omega 3 fatty acids. However, krill oil has a chemical structure that makes it highly susceptible to spoiling or oxidation. The oxidation process begins as soon as the oil is exposed to oxygen, heat or light. The antioxidant found in krill oil, astaxanthin, can act… Read more »

Why Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Need Vitamin D

link between vitamin d deficiency and rheumatoid arthritis

Everyone needs the sunshine vitamin. It helps your bones grow properly and stay strong. Vitamin D also helps your body absorb calcium. But it may be even more important for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) to get enough vitamin D. Recent research has found that some RA medications can cause deficiencies in patients. A study… Read more »

Elevate Your Game – Improve Your Pain, Brain, and Veins

krill oil vs fish oil - benefits of krill oil

Introducing Team OmegaKrill   March Gladness continues at Dr. Newton’s Naturals. We’ve chosen four of our top selling products and over the next three weeks our employees will be putting them to the test. Next up on the road to victory: Team OmegaKrill AKA “The OmegaKrillers” Captain Larry S.- Operations Joe M. – Marketing Steve… Read more »

Mediterranean Diet Fights Inflammation

Anti Inflammatory Diets - Mediterranean Diet Fights Inflammation

  There is evidence that consuming a Mediterranean-style diet—rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, olive oil, and fish lowers the level of pro-inflammatory chemicals in the body. The diet may also protect against depression by increasing levels of omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants used by the body to manufacture anti-inflammatory chemicals that increase blood flow… Read more »

World’s Worst Inflammatory Foods

Inflammatory foods to avoid if you're looking to reduce chronic inflammation

Chronic inflammation is the silent killer linked to osteoporosis, arthritis, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even cancer. If you want to combat the effects of chronic inflammation, these are the foods you should most definitely avoid: 1. Sugar – Sugar is EVERYWHERE from processed foods, desserts and snacks right down to condiments. Too much sugar… Read more »

Reducing Inflammation – It’s Not As Hard As You Think

Reduce chronic inflammation and the dangerous diseases associated with it

If you’ve ever had a sore throat, a rash or sprained ankle, you’ve experienced acute inflammation – your body’s natural and helpful immune response to tissue damage. This kind of inflammation is a good thing. However, chronic inflammation is your body’s worst enemy. Over time, it can wear out your immune system leaving you susceptible… Read more »

Inflammation Nation

What is chronic inflammation - causes symptoms and treatment

What is chronic inflammation and are you at risk? Do you know what heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, stroke and cancer have in common? Scientists have linked each of these to a condition known as chronic inflammation, and they are studying how high-fat foods and excess body weight may increase the risk for fatal disorders. Inflammation… Read more »