We are headed deep into the holiday season! It’s a beautiful time of year, yet, stress is very much a part of it. When you hear the word “stress”, most people imagine work, family obligations, financial commitments… The list goes on! The fact remains that we are currently under more stress now in today’s society than our grandparents would have experienced in their entire lifetime.
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that is well-known for its role in blood clotting. However, there are two different kinds of vitamin K, each providing its own set of health benefits. Vitamin K1 is primarily responsible for blood clotting. Vitamin K2 works with calcium, magnesium and vitamin D providing various health benefits.
The 2010 European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study found that high intake of vitamin K2 — not K1 — leads to reduced cancer risk,
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. When diagnosed with heart disease, most people understand at some level, lifestyle changes need to occur. This usually consists of assuring a nutrient dense diet, exercise (functionally of course!) and medication management is fairly par for the course.
No matter what physical shape you are in, common sense tells us it’s important to take care of our body. What if you want to start moving, but are simply too stiff or in too much pain to exercise comfortably or even safely? Where do you begin?
Physical fitness refers to the ability of your body to perform activities.