The immune system is at the very core of human health and wellness, constantly working to protect your body by identifying and eliminating pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. There is nothing more fundamental to optimal health than the immune system and nothing is more fundamental to a healthy immune system than diet [...]
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Oranges are an especially rich source of folate. One orange can hold up to 50 mcg, and a large glass of fresh-squeezed juice may contain even more. What is Folate? “Folate” is a generic term for a family of functionally and chemically-related compounds. Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin needed [...]
What Are Electrolytes? Electrolytes are certain minerals that are found in our bodily fluids. Our body needs them to conduct the electrical charges that power our bodies. The electrolytes in our blood, plasma, and cellular fluids conduct the electrical charges that power our heartbeat, breathing, cells, nerves, muscles, fluid balance, and oxygen delivery. [...]
Oxylent®’s effervescent technology transforms the experience of taking supplements from having to swallow tableted pills to drinking a delicious beverage instead. Each single-serving packet of our award-winning Oxylent® effervescent formulas can be added to water to create a fizzy drink that not only delivers a full panel of nutrients, but in a more [...]
Understanding Diabetes Diabetes is a multi-faceted metabolic disorder. It is characterized by deficiencies in insulin secretion and/or insulin action. As a result, cells do not receive enough insulin for their energy and growth requirements and the body cannot regulate the amount of glucose in the blood. Over time, glucose builds up in the [...]
Among the Most Common Health Issues in the World Without healthy cardiovascular function, blood cannot be oxygenated, nutrients cannot be transported throughout the body, and waste products cannot be filtered by the liver and kidneys. Unfortunately, however, cardiovascular health issues are increasingly common in the United States and worldwide. Understanding the role of [...]
A Growing Population at Risk of Nutritional Deficiencies Over 200,000 people a year have undergone bariatric surgical procedures in the United States in recent years, and it is estimated that the total number of people who have undergone such obesity procedures in the U.S. will exceed 1 million in the very near future. [...]
Why are B vitamins an Important Part of a Daily Multivitamin? B vitamins are important because they act as coenzymes in the body. Coenzymes team up with enzymes to perform a variety of molecular reactions that are essential to bodily functions. Many health issues result from a reduced ability of coenzymes and enzymes [...]
Optimizing Energy, Performance and Recovery Athletes are often encouraged to consume sugary energy products in order to maximize energy and insulin levels and fuel their race, run, ride, swim or climb. However, research now shows that sugars are not the best way to sustain energy and maximize performance, endurance and recovery. In fact, [...]
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA (December 12, 2017) – Vitalah®, the Proud Creators of Oxylent® (www.oxylent.com), have partnered with Whole Planet Foundation during the month of December to help alleviate poverty throughout the world. Founded in 2005, Whole Planet Foundation is a Whole Foods Market non-profit organization that supports the alleviation of poverty worldwide [...]