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Category: Nutrition


Vitamin D

Written By Wellness Heights on December 3, 2020

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin found in some foods and is also produced from within the body when ultraviolet (UV) rays from sunlight strikes the skin.  It works together with calcium, magnesium, and phosphate to carry out different... Read More


SPM'S

Written By Wellness Heights on November 5, 2020

Specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs) are biosynthesized from omega-3 fatty acids and used by our bodies to help resolve inflammation.  If inflammation isn't resolved it can result in fibrosis, scarring, impaired cellular function, degeneration, and hypersensitivity (increased pain sensation).  How do... Read More


Inflammation

Written By Wellness Heights on October 9, 2020

Inflammation is a protective mechanism  of the body.  It can look like swelling, redness, pain, or something like weight gain.  Inflammation can be acute or chronic.  An acute inflammation example may be a sprained ankle.  When systemic inflammation isn't resolved... Read More


Quercetin

Written By Wellness Heights on September 23, 2020

Quercetin, Zinc, and Vitamin C have been the news as natural COVID treatments. What exactly is Quercetin and what does it do you might ask? Quercetin is a plant pigment found in fruits and veggies such as kale and berries that... Read More


Sports Injuries

Written By Wellness Heights on November 20, 2019

Whether you are a weekend warrior or a frequent crossfitter you can get injured. Treatment consisted of rest, ice, compression, elevation, and popping some ibuprofen for pain. Long term use of NSAIDs has proven to cause ulcers and leaky gut,... Read More


Stress

Written By Wellness Heights on October 1, 2019

How many of you feel like you are a duck on water, cool and collected on the outside and paddling your brains out under the surface?  Stress can be both physical or psychological.  Both types can deplete nutrients.  Why don't... Read More


Migraine Headaches

Written By Wellness Heights on September 24, 2019

If you have ever suffered from a migraine headache you know.  It isn't just a bad headache, it puts life on hold and for some causes anxiety in the process.  Nobody really knows the exact etiology as to why they... Read More


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