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Metabolic Medicine

Here at St. Petersburg Health & Wellness we diagnose and treat the following conditions that fall within the realm of Metabolic Medicine: • Disorders of Nutrition including Overnutrition and Nutrient Deficiencies and Depletions • Disorders of lipid metabolism and cardiovascular…

Health Brief – Promote Healthy Weight with Probiotics

The human gastrointestinal tract requires “good bacteria” to help the body to absorb and utilize nutrients from food properly.  Previous studies demonstrate that the intestinal flora of obese individuals differs from that of people of normal weight. Angelo Tremblay, from…

HealthBrief – Health Benefits of Curcumin

  Turmeric, as the picture shows, has a multitude of health benefits. The active component producing these benefits is curcumin and the supplemental form achieves significantly greater levels in your blood and tissues than can be achieved by eating tumeric…

HealthBrief – Dietary Choices May Defeat Diabetes

Flavanoids are a type of antioxidant – compounds shown to be effective in counteracting oxidative damage. Anthocyanins are a subgroup of flavanoids, for which a number of previous studies suggest beneficial health effects. Aedin Cassidy, from the University of East…