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Unlocking the Power of Turmeric: Mend's Commitment to Quality Supplements
As a responsible supplement company, we aim to bring only the highest quality supplements to our customers. We don’t take the trust that our customers put into our company lightly- which is why we conduct extensive research on all of our formulas and ingredients.
Discover the Right Diet for Managing Lupus: Learn Which Foods to Embrace and Avoid
Navigating a Lupus-friendly diet? Explore our guide to making informed dietary choices for better symptom management. Find out which foods to include and which ones to steer clear of.
Working with a Registered Dietitian Pre and Post Surgery
Going for orthopedic surgery can feel stressful and overwhelming, but there are many things you can do to prepare for your procedure and support an easier recovery. Nutrition plays a tremendous role in the healing and recovery process, and working with a Registered Dietitian, or RD, can help to make nutrition feel easy, enjoyable, and attainable. Here, we will discuss what it's like working with an RD before and after your surgery.
7 Tips for Anti-Inflammatory Eating
You’ve probably heard the phrase “anti-inflammatory food” or “anti-inflammatory diet” at one point or another recently, but may be wondering what makes a food anti-inflammatory (or inflammatory, for that matter).
Muscle Science: How to Work with Your Body to Repair Muscles
Skeletal muscle is one of the most commonly injured tissues of both athletes and non-athletes alike.  Although it can be debilitating and limit our daily activities, there is much that we can do to help our bodies recover from these injuries.
Glutamine— Essential to Your Recovery
Glutamine (GLN) is one of twenty amino acids the human body uses for a variety of purposes. Unlike most amino acids, and other nutrients, glutamine’s importance in our diet fluctuates. Likewise, our nutritional goals should reflect this fluctuating need. Which is why glutamine has become a popular dietary supplement, so it can be added to a healthy diet when our bodies require more of it.
Protein and Arthritis
More studies are needed to understand how protein impacts joint health, and whether supplementation with specific types of amino acids can lead to improvements in arthritis symptoms. However, those with arthritis should focus on getting enough protein from a variety of sources.
How Your Diet Can Impact Inflammation and Healing
Controlling the level of inflammation in your body is the key to improving and shortening your recovery. There is a reason you constantly hear about inflammation; it is involved in so much of what happens in our bodies.