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How to Achieve Better Blood Flow

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. What do blueberries, dark chocolate and red wine have in common? Each contain a secret anti-inflammatory ingredient with the potential to slow the effects of aging, prevent plaque buildup in arteries and promote healthy blood flow. This natural plant chemical, called […]

How to Enhance Cardiovascular Health with CoQ10 and Curcumin

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. Cardiovascular health is primarily dependent upon managing inflammation. Along with omega-3 DHA and a whole food multivitamin with B-12, coenzyme Q10 and curcumin can offer additional support to help decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. Coenzyme Q10 Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is […]

2 Baseline Supplements for Heart Health

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. Today we are existing in world far different from that of our ancestors—one with nutrient-depleted soils, heightened stress, environmental toxins and a lack of nutrients and micronutrients. This reality is causing us to miss out on things that our bodies need […]

2 Key Causes of Cardiovascular Disease and How to Avoid Them

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. Heart disease gets a lot of attention, and it should because it claims more American lives than any other disease. Greater than 50% of Americans have heart disease, and over 70% of these individuals are on at least one medication. I […]

Everything you Need to Know about Digestive Enzymes

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. As I stated in this article on the importance of digestive health, I believe the statement, “you are what you eat” is only partially true. I think it’s more accurate to say, “you are what you absorb.” During digestion, essential nutrients […]

How to Choose the Best Probiotic for Better Digestion

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. There’s no argument that a whole food, plant-based diet is an important piece of the gut and immune health puzzle, but what’s equally important is that you are able to digest and absorb the various nutrients in that food! This is […]

The Importance of Digestive Health

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. It’s amazing to think that we have a 30-foot digestive system living inside of our body! Also known as your gut or gastrointestinal (GI) tract, this system plays a very important role in converting the food you eat into essential nutrients, […]

The Important Relationship between Zinc and Immune Health

By Dr. Todd Pesek, MD

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Todd Pesek, MD. Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is involved in a number of different aspects of health. It’s required for everything from healthy skin, normal DNA replication and cell division, to cell communication and hormone balance. What’s more, zinc is incredibly […]