Immune System: An in-depth look into Key Components

    “Optimal functioning of the immune system, it turns out, is dependent upon feeling good.” Marcey Shapiro Your immune system is your body’s natural defense against illness, and it also kicks in to lead charge over the healing process when you become injured. While we are born with many natural tools that support immune function, we […]

    12 Signs of Low Testosterone

    Low testosterone Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. It’s mainly produced in men by the testicles. Testosterone affects a man’s appearance and sexual development. It stimulates sperm production as well as a man’s sex drive. It also helps build muscle and bone mass. Testosterone production typically decreases with age. According to the […]

    Optimal Health: Easier Than You Think With Cenegenics

    For many years, optimal health was defined as the absence of illness or injury. Then, the World Health Organization took this definition a step further, stating that health is not merely being free of disease, but also maintaining “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being.” Here at Cenegenics, we take that definition even […]

    Alzheimer’s Prevention: Understanding & Acting on Key Risk Factors

    Currently, there are 5.8 million individuals in the U.S. living with Alzheimer’s. This disease and other forms of dementia take the lives of one in three seniors – more than prostate and breast cancer combined. Alarmingly, the statistics are only worsening: within 30 years, the number of people living with Alzheimer’s is anticipated to jump […]

    How to lower cholesterol levels with these easy lifestyle changes

    While cholesterol is produced naturally in the body by the liver, having too much of it can put your health at risk. High levels of low-density lipoprotein, also known as LDL or “bad” cholesterol, can accumulate within the artery walls, increasing risk for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. , as […]

    What is Metabolic Syndrome? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

    What is Metabolic Syndrome? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Metabolic syndrome is a constellation of disorders which increase the risk of stroke, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Patients who have these conditions together face greater odds of developing future cardiovascular disease than any single factor alone. Nearly a quarter of the adult population is living […]

    Could You Be at Risk of Developing Insulin Resistance?

    Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which helps glucose, or blood sugar, make its way into cells throughout the body’s muscle, fat, and liver to be used for energy. Glucose is found in various amounts in different types of food. Blood sugar levels spike after you eat, prompting the pancreas to release insulin. […]

    Learn About Vitamin K – Including Foods High in Vitamin K

    When we talk about important vitamins and minerals, oftentimes vitamins like B, C, and D tend to get the most attention. Yet, the body needs more than two dozen vitamins and minerals every day to function optimally. While there are certainly some which are more critical to important bodily functions than others, the roles of […]

    Are You Experiencing Low Vitamin D?

    To perform its best, the body needs at least 30 different vitamins and mineralsevery day. [1] While each plays an essential role in keeping us healthy, some are more critical than others. To add further complexity to the mix, there are some nutrients which we are most likely to be deficient in, due to dietary […]