Author: thedoc

Iron deficiency without anemia vs. Iron deficiency with anemia

What is the difference between iron deficiency without anemia and iron deficiency with anemia? Iron deficiency is when you do not have enough iron. This is best demonstrated via a blood ferritin test.  Ferritin is the storage depot for iron. A ferritin below 30 is generally considered iron deficiency.  Most people will feel their best with […]

The many benefits of the supplement NAC

There’s been so much discussion lately about NAC that I thought it was worth highlighting the benefits of the supplement NAC. This simple amino acid has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-cancer properties. NAC supports glutathione production If you have been around the health accumulation camp, then you’ve probably come across N-acetyl Cysteine also more […]

Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy and What To Do About It

With the number of unique dietary strategies and food sensitivities on the rise, maintaining a balanced and robust diet is truly a daunting task for countless pregnant women. This is not accounting for the fact that many women have significant taste, smell, and texture aversions related to food items when pregnant.  All this creates a […]