Articles Showing articles written by: Mike Ventresca, Vital Choice Healthstore

Urinary tract health

Each year, millions of women suffer with the discomfort caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI). In fact, one in four women will experience a UTI, with as many as 25% having a recurrence during the same year. Because UTIs are usually caused by the bacteria E.coli, the standard protocol is to prescribe an antibiotic. The problem is this can...

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Help for fatty liver

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition that currently affects nearly 25% of Americans—and it’s on the rise. NAFLD is characterized by the buildup of fatty deposits in the liver in people with little or no alcohol intake and is the most common form of chronic liver disease. In some cases, it can lead to liver damage...

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Neutralize your stress

It’s important to find a healthy way to manage stress. Not only can it lead to anxiety, depression and a weakened immune system, but stress has also been linked to a range of health conditions including weight gain, IBS, heart disease and, unfortunately, the list goes on. In fact, it accounts for nearly 90 percent of all visits to primary...

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Medicinal mushrooms are a surprising must-have supplement

I’m often asked, “What do you take to stay healthy?” While most of what I take is pretty common, one of my answers often surprises people, simply because most have never heard of it. Today, I want to share what it is and why I consider it to be, perhaps now more than ever, my nutritional must-have. Few natural remedies provide greater...

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The dangers of oxidative stress

Have you ever heard of the term “oxidative stress?” There’s a good chance you haven’t. However, you’re probably quite familiar with the conditions long-term oxidative stress can lead to—like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Oxidative stress...

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