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Mood boosting foods are no myth – from fruits and veggies to dark chocolate, certain foods can help you feel good while being good-for-you.  And now you can add to that list foods rich in those important Omega-3 fatty acids.   Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Depression Recent research shows that intake of Omega-3 fatty acids… Continue Reading

Seasonal Allergies Natural Remedies View More

Everyone knows that April showers bring May flowers, but April also means the arrival of spring and seasonal allergies.    About 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, and it can seriously affect your health and quality of life. Between a runny nose, watery eyes, and dark under eye… Continue Reading

2020 Food & Supplement Labeling Updates View More

By now, you’ve probably noticed the new nutrition facts on food labels and dietary supplements.  While the new labeling requirements primarily affects packaged foods, it also applies to dietary supplements.   Late last year, VitaMedica started rolling out these labeling changes along with a new and refreshed packaging design.  Even though the packaging and the… Continue Reading

What Doctors Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux Drugs View More

If you’re one of the 30-40% of Americans who suffer from acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), chances are you take medication regularly to keep it under control.  But you might want to think twice before you pop that pill, given what the latest research says.   A new study published in the British… Continue Reading

Can Bacteria Cause or Prevent Breast Cancer View More

When it comes to women’s health, there are few things scarier than the “c” word, especially breast cancer.  After all, it accounts for 25% of all cancers and is the leading cause of cancer death among women.  And while we have some understanding of risk factors, it’s clearly not enough because almost ¾ of diagnoses… Continue Reading