Tag Archives: Nutrition

Do Pets Need Vitamins and Supplements?

Do Pets Need Vitamins and Supplements?

There are countless vitamins and nutritional supplements on the market for human consumption, but do pets need vitamins, too? It may surprise some owners to learn there is a wide variety of pet vitamins, pet supplements and other medications intended to enhance or fortify various bodily processes in pets. Just like supplements and vitamins intended […]

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What Are Statins: FAQs on Cholesterol Medications

What Are Statins: FAQs on Cholesterol Medications

You’ve probably heard this name recently in commercials or even in TV shows or movies: statins. The obvious question that follows is, “What are statins?” Statins are a class of medications that are typically prescribed for high cholesterol, although they do serve a few other purposes, which will we get to later. To find out […]

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Food-Drug Interactions: Foods that Affect the Way Medications Work

Food-Drug Interactions: Foods that Affect the Way Medications Work

Did you know that what you eat can affect the way your medications work? Many people have prescribed medications for everything from an illness to high blood pressure. These medications can each have an interaction with the foods you eat. Some foods can intensify or weaken the medications you take which can be harmful to […]

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Mental Effects of Stress: Learning to Relax in the Face of Everyday Stress

Mental Effects of Stress: Learning to Relax in the Face of Everyday Stress

While there are times when stress can act as a motivating force that promotes the exertion of extra effort in hopes of meeting a goal, the reality is that stress is often negative. Primarily, it can be severely damaging when an individual experiences high stress levels over an extended period of time. Luckily, there are ways […]

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A Pharmacist’s Guide to Anti-Aging: Keeping Skin Healthy and Young

A Pharmacist’s Guide to Anti-Aging: Keeping Skin Healthy and Young

To get ready for National Healthy Skin Month in America this November, the Compounding Pharmacy of America wants our patients to know how compounding can help in keeping skin healthy and young. With proper daily care and the right techniques and applications, you can slow the signs of aging, reduce dry skin, provide sun protection […]

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Dangerous Diet Pills You Should Avoid

Dangerous Diet Pills You Should Avoid

America has been plagued by an obesity crisis for decades, and many people find that the traditional methods of weight loss (healthy eating and exercise) are too demanding or too difficult. Many individuals turned to medical methods for weight loss, including weight loss surgical procedures and prescription medication for metabolic management. There’s also a huge […]

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The Importance Of Nutrition While Breastfeeding

The Importance Of Nutrition While Breastfeeding

If you are a breastfeeding mother, you want to make sure that you eat well for your own health. You also want to make good nutritional choices, since what you choose to eat and drink can affect the taste, quality and nutrition of the breast milk for your baby. Just like when you were pregnant, […]

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National Nutrition Month: Eating Mindfully, Tips For Healthy Eating Habits

National Nutrition Month: Eating Mindfully, Tips For Healthy Eating Habits

March is National Nutrition Month, which is an annually sponsored movement by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month®. The campaign focuses on both nutrition education as well as information. Here at The Compounding Pharmacy of America, we want to celebrate nutrition and health this month and always. Eating well is much more […]

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Why Eating Healthy And Exercising Can Help You No Matter Your Age

Why Eating Healthy And Exercising Can Help You No Matter Your Age

You may think that because you are a certain age, it’s either too early or too late to worry about eating healthy and exercising. One of the best things you can do for yourself is to take your health into your own hands and look after yourself properly, no matter what your age is. Doctors […]

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What Is Nutrition Counseling And Why Do I Need It?

What Is Nutrition Counseling And Why Do I Need It?

If you have been struggling to eat right and lose weight and are frustrated that your efforts aren’t paying off the way that you would like or you find that you lose weight only to gain it back, you may need expert help. There is nothing wrong with your willpower or desire to lose weight, […]

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