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Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Why is a Vitamin D test important? With temperatures starting to drop, you may find yourself outdoors less, and did you know the most efficient way our body synthesizes Vitamin D is done using sunlight? While fortified milk, cereal and certain types of fish can provide limited amounts of Vitamin D in the diet, the [...]

October 1, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Bone health, Cholesterol Screens, Exercise, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Nutrition, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamins & Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

  There’s so much more that impacts weight management beyond the food you eat and time spent in the gym. While a healthy diet is critical to long-term health and weight management, hormone imbalances, inflammation, insulin resistance and other metabolic dysfunctions can impact your ability to manage a healthy weight. HealthCheckUSA offers tests and panels [...]

September 24, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Exercise, Health Screens, Men's Health, Nutrition, Obesity and related diseases, Vitamins & Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

What if there were foods more powerful than drugs? Imagine a diet that would lower your cholesterol, make your heart healthier, reduce your risk of cancer, diabetes, and stroke without the side effects of medication. What if this magic food helped you lose weight, sleep better, and feel happier? Would you fill your pantry with [...]

August 28, 2014 Ashley Healthcare, Nutrition, Vitamins & Nutrition Comments Off on The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

What Exactly is a Superfood?

What Exactly is a Superfood?

Superfoods are natural, unprocessed foods, high in nutritional value. Some great examples that can be found in any grocery store or market include: Dark green leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach, and collard greens are high in magnesium, potassium and phytonutrients. They are also a good source of iron and they are loaded with fiber [...]

August 25, 2014 Ashley Health Screens, Healthcare, Vitamins & Nutrition Comments Off on What Exactly is a Superfood?

Drink Up! Water and Your Health.

Drink Up! Water and Your Health.

Your body is about 60% water, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that you need water to keep things running smoothly. Water-based bodily fluids, lubricate digestion, assist in absorption, aid circulation, create saliva, maintain your body temperature through sweat and transport nutrients throughout your body. Other benefits of drinking water include: Flushing toxins from your [...]

July 25, 2014 Ashley Water Health Benefits Comments Off on Drink Up! Water and Your Health.

Where Do Vitamins and Minerals Really Come From?

Where Do Vitamins and Minerals Really Come From?

It’s Health and Nutrition month at HealthCheckUSA! We celebrate and value nutrition and vitamins have on our bodies. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vitamins are organic substances (made by plants or animals), minerals are inorganic elements that come from the earth; soil and water and are absorbed by plants. Animals and [...]

May 9, 2014 Ashley Vitamins & Nutrition Comments Off on Where Do Vitamins and Minerals Really Come From?