As you probably know, Artic Flex was formulated by a group of orthopedic surgeons in an effort to support the bone and joint health of patients on a regenerative level. After digging through the research and carrying out multiple trials on which ingredients would result in the best bone and joint supplement, they found that […]
Last year, we posted an article each season that included a list of in-season fruits and vegetables for the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. Since the first day of Spring is right around the corner, we thought we could provide you with some real recipes that include those in-season fruits and vegetables for the Spring. Today’s […]
Everyone agrees that vitamins are good for you, but when you hear that a food or a nutrient is rich in vitamins or minerals, what exactly does that mean? How does your body use the vitamins it acquires through the diet? How do vitamins make you healthy? The answers to such questions depend mainly on […]
If you are an athlete, focus on staying active, or strive to maintain a healthy physique, there is a good chance you have heard of branch-chained amino acids (BCAAs). Touted for helping in energy production, minimizing muscle soreness, weight loss, and even fighting fatigue, BCAA supplementation is getting a lot of attention. The question remains: […]
Today is the last Friday of 2019 and, if you’ve been a part of the Flex Fam for some time, you know that Fridays are a special day of the week for us. Each Friday–which we’ve dubbed Flex Friday–we strive to publish an article with actionable tools, helpful tips, or background knowledge on topics relating […]
“Bread is the staff of death.” — Dr. Emmet Densmore, American physician 1837-1911 Imagine: it’s the Paleolithic Period (about 2 million years ago), and you and your sister are sitting in a cave watching a storm coming across the horizon. You decide to stay on the safe side and wait out the weather. Before long, […]
If you’re a follower of health trends, you’ve probably noticed words like gut flora, microbiota, microbiome, prebiotics, and probiotics used frequently on TV, social media, book covers, and in the supplement aisles of your grocery store. In today’s post, we’re going to take a look at how prebiotics and probiotics work. To do that, we’ll need to understand a […]
Autumn is traditionally a season where the hard work of the spring and summer — tilling, plowing, planting, watering, feeding, growing, pruning, and gleaning — pays off in a bountiful harvest. Farmer’s markets display produce bursting with autumn colors; seas of yellow, orange, muted reds, and purple dominate the visual landscape. Let’s take a look […]
Strontium has been used in medicine, dentistry, and dietary supplementation. This article reviews the various forms and uses for strontium, addresses the safety and side effects of these strontium forms, and highlights the evidence for the usage of each form.
We’ll help you understand this element through commonly asked questions from those who have considered strontium as a part of their health approach.