Little Miss Vitamin K

Meet Miss K. She is a mysterious nutrient that hides in fermented foods, dark leafy greens, herbs, and a bunch of other veggies. Until now, she’s an under-stated critical nutrient who’s moving into the spotlight. Be the first to know about her magic in bone health, heart health, gut health, brain health and disease prevention. If vitamins and minerals were gender-specific, my brain insists Vitamin K is a female, AND she has a dynamic twin.

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Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the most difficult diseases that I encounter in my nutrition profession is Alzheimer’s disease. It is a tragically debilitating, brain-wasting disease. It currently afflicts one in eight people, and isn’t limited to the elderly anymore. In 20 years, it is expected to affect one in four Americans. There is no cure for this heart wrenching disease. The best treatment for Alzheimer’s is to prevent it. Since our brains use 25% of calories we consume, adopting smart eating habits will support your long-term brain health.

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