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June 2, 2024

Top 4 Lab Tests Men Age 50+ Need to Monitor

Maintaining optimal health through nutrition becomes increasingly important as men get older, especially after age 50. This age marks a period when the body starts to experience significant changes and risk of chronic diseases goes up, necessitating closer attention to nutritional status and overall health. Regularly monitoring specific lab tests can offer insights into your nutritional health, aiding in early detection and management of potential deficiencies or imbalances. Whether you’re a male aged 50+ or you have someone in your life that you care about who is, this period of time is critical for looking ahead to a healthy, happy […]
April 23, 2024

How To Keep Your Skin Glowing at Any Age

“You are what you eat” is an old saying I frequently repeat to my patients when they ask me what can they do to make their aging skin look better and younger.  It’s not only an old adage it’s really true! What kind of food, and other substances, you put in your body influences your health and nothing reflects overall wellness more than your skin. Here’s what I tell my patients about how to keep skin glowing and healthy at any age. Your Skin Mirrors The Rest of You It’s no coincidence that teenage skin often breaks out in acne […]
July 4, 2023

8 Steps To Self-Check for Skin Cancer

Here’s the good news: melanoma and other skin cancers may show visible signs. Learn how to spot the risk signals by using this self-check guide. The rate of melanoma cases is on the rise. At least 90,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year alone. Keep in mind that melanoma and other skin conditions may show some visible signs. If you’re tuned in, those visual clues can be helpful for a diagnosis. The Skin Cancer Foundation says you should do a head-to-toe exam of your skin every month. You’ll want to look for new or changing lesions that may be cancerous or pre-cancerous. […]
March 15, 2022

Do You Need to Take Supplements?

This month FoodTrients writer and nutritionist Ginger Hultin begins her four-part series on vitamins. Part 1 explores the pros and cons of taking supplements. If you have questions about supplements, we’ve got answers to this complex and sometimes confusing topic. The world of supplements is regulated in unique ways that can very much affect your health and pocketbook, too. Some companies offer health promises about supplement products that sound enticing but understanding what’s evidence-based and what isn’t can be a huge challenge. FoodTrients® is here to explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of the supplement world, if any […]