Dietary Supplement Safety & Regulation

Are supplements safe? Are they regulated by the FDA? What does GMP certified mean? These are some of the common questions that we at Village Green hear from consumers all of the time. To help address these and other important questions, we have created a must-read document titled, Dietary Supplements: General Information, Regulations, Quality Differences & Resources. It is available on our website by clicking on “Articles,” and is also accessible via this link. We think that it is very important that consumers know the facts around supplement safety, regulation, and quality so that you can make informed decisions regarding your health. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask. We are here as a resource for you!

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Feeling Some Stress? (Aren’t We All?)

Stress, whether physical, mental, or emotional in nature, can have a negative impact on your health. Ongoing stress can weaken your immune system, increase the likelihood of illness, and slow the healing process. Researchers believe that stress contributes to as much as 80% of all major illnesses. Eating a well-balanced diet, sleeping restfully, getting regular cardiovascular exercise, incorporating nutritional supplements, as well as introducing relaxation practices such as meditation, yoga, and deep breathing into your daily life, can help buffer the effects of negative stress on your body.

Here are 12 tips for reducing your stress level: Continue reading “Feeling Some Stress? (Aren’t We All?)”

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Pathway Thyroid Support

Pathway Thyroid Support is a comprehensive formula designed to support healthy thyroid and metabolic function.  It contains key ingredients that:

  • Provide the building blocks of thyroid hormones
  • Increase thyroid hormone receptor function and sensitivity
  • Support metabolic function and moderate the stress response
  • Improve thyroid hormone conversion and activation

So why is this important.  Well, the thyroid gland is one of the largest endocrine organs in the body and plays an important role in regulating the body’s metabolism. Diminished thyroid activity decreases metabolic rate and makes it difficult to assimilate food properly. In addition, it depresses the activity of other glands in the body and adversely affect other cells and tissues in the body.
What does this really mean to you?  Well, problems associated with thyroid imbalance include: weight gain, fatigue, feeling cold, depression, constipation, hair loss, and dry skin.  Hmm, sound familiar?
Call Village Green now to learn more about this product.

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Our Bloggers

  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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  • Margo Gladding
    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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  • Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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  • Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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  • Debi Silber
    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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  • Teri Cochrane
    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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  • Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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  • Rob Brown
    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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