Inflammation Quiz — Is Your Lifestyle Hurting Your Health?

Sep 17,2018

Acute inflammation is an essential part of the body’s healing process. Inflammation occurs at the cellular level when the immune system tries to fight off disease-causing germs or debris from an injury and repair damaged tissue. Once the fight is over the inflammation-triggering substances are supposed to retreat. However, when…
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Are You Really Exercising Enough?

Sep 11,2018

Nearly three-quarters of the US population isn’t getting enough exercise. According to results from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, only 23 percent of American adults meet the national guidelines for aerobic and strengthening exercise. Researchers looked at five years of health and lifestyle data collected through the National…
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The Importance of C-Reactive Protein

Sep 05,2018

We have been saying this for nearly a decade — Your C-Reactive Protein (CRP) inflammatory marker DOES matter! In fact, according to Harvard Medical researcher Dr. Paul Ridker principle investigator on many CRP clinical studies, it matters more as an indicator of your heart and cardiovascular health than your cholesterol…
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Three Easy Ways to Reduce Inflammation with Exercise

Sep 04,2018

When it comes to managing inflammation, there isn’t one thing that will work. Instead, it’s essential to turn your focus to every aspect of your lifestyle. Eat a healthy diet full of anti-inflammatory foods, reduce stress, supplement wisely and choose the right types of exercise. One study followed over 4,000…
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Member Spotlight: Brandon MacCartney

Sep 01,2018

Powering Through the Day Brandon MacCartney, TriVita Member since 2017, has always been interested in health and nutrition. “I have studied nutrition since I was a senior in high school. I love learning about nutrition and how amazing God created the body! The more I learn, the more I know…
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The Inflammation Food Pyramid

Aug 28,2018

How do the pieces of an anti-inflammatory diet fit together? This pyramid shows the general guidelines. The base is the foods you should eat the most of; moving up, you see the foods and nutrients you should eat in smaller quantities, or less often. Nutritional supplements A good quality multi-vitamin…
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6 Surprising Benefits of Strength Training

Aug 21,2018

Strength training—also known as resistance or weight training—is designed to improve your muscular fitness by working specific muscle groups against external resistance. Consistently performing strength building exercises has many important benefits aside from just maintaining a healthy bodyweight and increasing muscle strength. BELOW ARE SIX PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL BENEFITS TO…
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Celebrities on Adaptogens

Aug 14,2018

Traditional medicine is making a comeback and adaptogens are taking center stage. Integrative medicine experts, wellness gurus and holistic nutritionists are all talking about adaptogens and their many benefits including glowing skin, more energy and less stress. Actors, Actresses and social media celebrities are at the forefront of sharing the…
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At the “Heart” of Good Health: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Aug 07,2018

By Samuel Grief, M.D. Scientists often discover health breakthroughs by good luck and circumstance. In the 1960s a researcher studied why Canada’s northern Eskimos weren’t suffering from heart disease as much as other North Americans, even though the Eskimos were eating a diet very high in fat (seal and polar…
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True Happiness is Found in Purpose — Take the Life Purpose Quiz

Aug 01,2018

“The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you or gives a sense of meaning, joy and happiness.” — Terry Orlick Human emotional and spiritual fulfillment is designed in our hearts by our Creator to be found in…
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