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Ultimate Guide to Types of Protein: Benefits and Intake for Health

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Ultimate Guide to Types of Protein: Benefits and Intake for Health

Protein is a hot topic in medical and wellness news today. From the amount of protein you should be consuming, to the different types, to the new buzz around alternative proteins. 

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Foods to Eat and Avoid with Arthritis

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Foods to Eat and Avoid with Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Around 23% (54 million) of all adults in the United States have arthritis. More than 1 in 4 adults with arthritis experience severe joint pain and about half of the adults with arthritis report they are limited in their activities due to their arthritis.

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Exploring the Hidden Connection: How Blood Sugar Impacts Weight Gain

Exploring the Hidden Connection: How Blood Sugar Impacts Weight Gain

Weight gain is a complex matter influenced by various factors, one of which is blood sugar levels. While many individuals associate weight gain with excessive calorie consumption and sedentary lifestyles, the impact of blood sugar on weight cannot be overlooked. 

Discover the Right Diet for Managing Lupus: Learn Which Foods to Embrace and Avoid

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.

Mend awarded National Virtual Care agreement with Premier, Inc.

Mend awarded National Virtual Care agreement with Premier, Inc.

Mend has been awarded a national group purchasing agreement for Virtual Care with Premier, Inc. Effective August 11, 2023, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Mend’s Upgraid platform.

Maintaining Stable Blood Sugar Levels: 6 Quick & Easy Nutrition Tips

Maintaining Stable Blood Sugar Levels: 6 Quick & Easy Nutrition Tips

Managing blood sugar levels has been a trending nutrition topic as of late. Article upon article of different foods to include or diets to follow to stabilize blood sugar exist, and may leave you feeling more overwhelmed and confused than before you read them. So what’s what when it comes to managing blood sugar levels? We’re here to break down the basics of blood sugar and tips for maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

Mend Extends Food as Medicine Platform for Surgical Recovery

Mend Extends Food as Medicine Platform for Surgical Recovery

Enable Patients to Receive Medically Tailored Meals to Enhance Surgical Readiness and Post Surgery Outcomes

Working with a Registered Dietitian Pre and Post Surgery

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. 

The Vital Connection Between Blood Sugar and Energy/Fatigue

The Vital Connection Between Blood Sugar and Energy/Fatigue

Have you ever experienced a mid-afternoon slump or sudden fatigue after a meal? You might not realize it, but the level of sugar in your blood, commonly known as blood sugar or blood glucose, plays a significant role in your energy levels and overall vitality.

7 Tips for Anti-Inflammatory Eating

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). 

Ashwagandha... the most versatile herb you’ve never heard about

Ashwagandha... the most versatile herb you’ve never heard about

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 its multifaceted efficacy for health and athletic performance.

Ultimate Guide to Types of Protein: Benefits and Intake for Health

Ultimate Guide to Types of Protein: Benefits and Intake for Health

Protein is a hot topic in medical and wellness news today. From the amount of protein you should be consuming, to the different types, to the new buzz around alternative proteins. 

Probotics vs Prebiotics

Probotics vs Prebiotics

Prebiotics…probiotics…most of us know these things are all good for us, but it can easily get confusing! Probiotics have been around for a while now – in terms of commercial availability, thanks to the probiotic yogurt drinks and shots we see on grocery store shelves.

Bone Fractures: The Phases of Healing, and How to Heal Faster

Bone Fractures: The Phases of Healing, and How to Heal Faster

In this article, we will dive into the composition of your bones, how a fractured bone heals, and discuss how nutritional interventions may help speed up the healing process.