Category Archives: Preferred Nutrition

“The Ultimate Multi is the most advanced vitamin/mineral formula available today. Not only do we use natural ingredients, we incorporate them along with their synergistic components (as they’d be found in nature) and we even enzymatically activate the important B vitamins (instead of taking away valuable resources from your body). Continue reading

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Premenstrual syndrome is a real condition with real signs and symptoms just like any other health issue. When women are unhappy and suffering, their loved ones suffer too. Seventy to 90 percent of women with premenstrual syndrome experience anxiety, irritability, mood swings and tension due to hormonal shifts before their period. PMS need not be your cue to avoid the women you care about, but an opportunity for strengthening the bonds of communication and support. Continue reading

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The thyroid gland is a small organ with a big job. Located just below your Adam’s apple, the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland controls all your main bodily functions including your metabolic rate. It does this via two hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which act on each organ in your body controlling the rate at which your body burns calories for energy. Continue reading

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Estrogen is a double-edged sword when it comes to cancer. It can either promote tumour growth or protect against it. To understand how estrogen can play these two opposing roles, we must first understand that there are many forms of estrogen that are produced in the body, or that enter the body from the environment. Continue reading

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Dr, Gray is the author of 16 books, including the relationship classic Men Are From Mars, Women Are from Venus. In this post, Dr. Gray presents his latest book, Venus on Fire Mars on Ice. Be sure to catch Dr. Gray on the Dr. Oz show on April 6, 2011. Continue reading

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Preferred Nutrition is proud to announce that we will be starting a new campaign called “Have A Heart”, in support of the Canadian Women’s Foundation. For the next 3 months (March, April and May), whenever our customers purchase a bottle of our popular hormone support products AdrenaSense, EstroSense, ThyroSense and MenoSense, Preferred Nutrition will donate $1 to the Canadian Women’s Foundation. 

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There’s a wealth of evidence linking hormones to migraines. The onset of migraines with a significant change in a woman’s reproductive life is no coincidence. In fact, treatment of migraines in women may lie in the regulation of hormonal balance. Continue reading

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GABA may stand for gamma-aminobutyric acid but your brain recognizes it as calm. That’s because it’s one of the brain’s primary neurotransmitters responsible for controlling fear or anxiety in overexcited neurons. Continue reading

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General nutrition support for PMS can help women manage bloating, mood swings, cravings and anxiety when their hormones are getting the better of them. Key diet strategies include: choosing natural low-fat foods, cutting down on sodium, abstaining from alcohol and caffeine and eating low GI carbs when a craving for sugar hits. The latter is particularly important because changing estrogen levels alter insulin levels which in turn, make managing blood sugar tricky. Continue reading

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During the Tang dynasty circa 800 AD, there was a Buddhist temple that was covered with goji vines. Over the years, countless berries fell into the well that supplied water to the monks who lived and prayed at the temple. These monks became famous because into their old age – well beyond 80 years old – they maintained full black heads of hair, lost no teeth and exuded the glow of good health in their faces. According to Earl Mindell, who, centuries later, documented the remarkable longevity and health of the Tang monks, one man even lived to be 252 years old! How has this accomplished? By the daily consumption of goji berries. Continue reading

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