Access to food that promotes health and well-being is a struggle for many people. Food as medicine (FAM) is a way for healthcare professionals (HCPs) to incorporate nutrition interventions in patient care to improve health and nutrition security.
Orgain Announces its Food for Focus Campaign to Help Bring Nutritious Meals to Schools Without regular access to nutritious food, children experience a world out of focus that limits their ability to learn and thrive. In a school setting, these students experience...
inal microbiome and its role in health and disease has risen as a research hotspot. In addition to its undeniable connection to the brain and immunity, emerging studies have uncovered the link between gut health and skin health, aptly referred to as the gut-skin axis.
Over the last century, life expectancy has slowly and steadily increased, which has been attributed to the evolution of medicine and changes in the American lifestyle, with an emphasis on healthier habits and regular exercise. However, one thing that remains the same is the gender gap.
Hormones are essential for life as they help to optimize all aspects of health and performance. From growth development and reproduction to metabolism, mood and sleep cycles, hormones play a crucial role in many different processes in the body.
Over the last few years, a mounting body of research has shown that the current process of food production and consumption are major drivers of increases in greenhouse gas emissions, land and resource use, and adverse health effects.1 This is especially alarming considering society will have to provide food security for the growing global population while shifting to healthier diets. Research examining the co-benefits of shifting to universally sustainable diets, that consider dietary needs, nutritional quality, and environmental footprints, may significantly reduce all-cause mortality and cancer risk, alongside a potential reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and land use.2
Orgain is pleased to announce that we have earned B Corp™ certification! Certified B Corporations meet the highest standards of positive impact on society and the environment. We’re proud to join a growing movement of like-minded businesses balancing purpose and profit to positively impact the planet and the people living on it.
Protein is a macronutrient essential to every cell in the human body. Often favored by athletes and fitness enthusiasts, dietary protein is commonly idolized for its muscle-building benefits, but these large, complex molecules are critical for maintaining optimal health during growth and aging and controlling specific physiological processes such as growth, development, metabolism, and reproduction.
Every year, millions of Americans look to January as a time for a fresh start for their health and wellness goals. While the act of setting resolutions is easy, successfully implementing meaningful changes to one’s routine over the long run can be challenging.