Author: Megan Nunes

Author: Megan Nunes
Ashwagandha… the most versatile herb you’ve never heard about
Table of Contents If someone asked me to eat an ancient herb with a name that translates to “the smell and strength of a horse” I would most likely pass on the offer. However, I might reconsider after learning that ashwagandha (pronounced aash-wuh-gaan-duh) has over 300 published research studies investigating
MEND, 9 hours ago
Author: Megan Nunes
Why Vitamin D – The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ – Is SO Important
In this article Why Vitamin D… The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’… Is SO Important Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for our daily health and wellness. It serves a multitude of important functions, including being beneficial for our bones, teeth, and immune system. It also helps boost our mood. According to the
MEND, 3 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
mend™ Christmas Cookies
Looking for a festive mend™ recipe? Try our Regenerate Christmas cookies! They're just as delicious as regular Christmas cookies, but packed with all the nutrients to fuel your body during the Holidays. Ingredients 2 cups (300g) flour , plain / all purpose 1/3 cups (40g) of Regenerate Vanilla 1 cup (225g) unsalted
MEND, 4 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
Acclaimed Orthopedic Leaders Join mend™ Science Board
Vice Chair of Orthopedics at LSU and Attending at Hospital for Special Surgery Join mend™'s Science TeamWe're very proud to announce that two acclaimed leaders in orthopedics, Dr. Vinod Dasa of LSU and Dr. Peter Sculco of Hospital for Special Surgery, will be joining our science team to advance exciting
MEND, 5 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
Proud to Work with Pennsylvania Hospital
Mend is proud to work with the Geriatric Surgery team and the Perioperative Evaluation and Planning (PREP) program at Pennsylvania Hospital, led by Dr. Nicole Saur. The team is doing wonderful work to ensure surgical readiness for elderly frail patients to obtain optimal outcomes. This includes a targeted nutrition program
MEND, 6 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
Jerusalem Artichoke: What is It and What are the Benefits?
Ingredient deep-dive into Jerusalem Artichoke In this article What is Jerusalem Artichoke? “Gut health” is a wellness trend that’s captured the attention of many over the past few years. We’ve all seen more and more people transitioning to gut-healing, plant-based lifestyles and incorporating gut-friendly beverages like kombucha into their daily
MEND, 9 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
Apricot Banana Smoothie
To ensure optimal absorption of all the nutrients, it's best to put your MEND into a smoothie. One of our customers introduced us to this Apricot Banana smoothie, which perfectly matches the blend's citrus flavor! Just add any milk of choice, 1/2 frozen banana, some frozen blueberries and 1 Tbsp
MEND, 10 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
The Benefits of Grape Seed Extract
Ingredient deep-dive into Grape Seed Extract In this article What is Grape Seed Extract? Ever feel like you need an immune-booster? Meet grape seed extract, a dietary supplement full of antioxidants and oligomeric proanthocyanidin complexes (OPCs).[1] These phytochemicals are known for their strong pharmacological properties and health benefits including: antioxidant
MEND, 10 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
Resveratrol: The Benefits & Sources
In this article If you’ve ever tried to convince yourself that a glass of red wine is a healthy decision...there’s actually some truth to that. Red wine has a high concentration of resveratrol, a plant compound known for its antioxidant properties that’s found in more than 70 plant species including
MEND, 12 months ago
Author: Megan Nunes
Nutrition x Skin Care: How to Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage from the Inside Out
In this article We’ve all received the sun-care lecture: apply sunscreen, wear a hat, don’t sit in the sun for too long. But, we don’t often think about why protection from the sun is so important for our skin or how a sunburn may damage our cells. Nor is nutrition
MEND, 1 year ago