New AI Technology Can Prevent Diabetes
As part of Fountain Life’s commitment to disease prevention, we’re turning the tide on diabetes. You monitor your weight, heart rate, and steps – so why not add blood sugar? While healthy people only need to measure blood glucose annually, if pre-diabetes is detected, a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) can identify spikes and drops, and…Read More
The Bittersweet Truth About How Sugar Hurts Your Health
Addicted to sugar? You aren’t alone. North Americans crave it. Whether in the form of candy bars, pop, cookies, cereals and syrups or hidden in processed foods such as pasta sauces and salad dressings, many of us are tempted by the sweet allure of sugar. Not all sugar is bad. In fact, your body needs…Read More
Traditional testing misses 70% of all sudden heart attacks.
Heart attacks are responsible for almost 35 percent of all deaths in the United States. One of the reasons cardiovascular disease is so deadly is that the medical system’s current, traditional methods of detection miss 70 percent of all patients who will suffer a heart attack, mistakenly labeling them “low risk.” The Current System…Read More
4 ways using a CGM can optimize your health and performance.
There’s no one diet that works for everybody. The best way to find the ideal diet for your unique metabolism is to get real-time feedback on how the foods you eat and your activities impact your body. The solution? A Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM). CGMs are nothing new. They’ve been used for 25 years to…Read More
8 Longevity-boosting Vitamins and Minerals You Need to Add to Your Diet
Optimal nutrition is essential for longevity. While whole foods are the best source of vitamins and minerals, our diets often fall short of optimal. Scientific evidence shows that supplementing with certain vitamins can prevent or even reverse the biochemical changes associated with aging. Adding the right vitamins can also target chronic inflammation, which reduces the…Read More
7 ways to eat healthy when you’re away from home.
Most of us lead busy lives and prioritizing healthy eating can be a daily challenge. We often resort to snacking when we don’t have enough time to prepare proper meals. However, many snack foods are high in refined carbohydrates and sugars, which lead to feeling unsatisfied and craving more food. The key to healthy snacking…Read More
7 Warning Signs You May Be Deficient in Magnesium
Tired of feeling tired? Sore? Sleepy? A lack of magnesium could be the culprit. Why You Need It Often referred to as the “energy mineral,” magnesium [NR1] is a nutrient that plays a role in hundreds of metabolic reactions in the body, including helping with muscle and nerve function, maintaining heart health and blood sugar…Read More
Boost Your Metabolic Fitness with a Continuous Glucose Monitor
There’s no one diet that works for everybody. The best way to find the ideal diet for your unique metabolism is to get real-time feedback on how the foods you eat and the activities you do impact your body. The solution? A Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM). CGMs are nothing new. They’ve been used for 25…Read More
Optimize your Vitamin B12 Levels
Commonly referred to as the energy booster, Vitamin B12 is one of eight B vitamins. While extreme tiredness and lethargy are indeed linked to a deficiency in this crucial vitamin, many other symptoms — including cognitive impairment, depression, tingling and numbness in the hands and feet, anemia, difficulty concentrating and heart palpitations — are also…Read More