7 Postpartum Side Effects to Watch Out For

Postpartum Side Effects

Your plans are made for the first, second and third trimester, your research is finished, baby books have been bookmarked. You’re all set for the arrival of your baby. But, what happens next? Surprisingly enough, many women have little idea of what to expect after the birth of their child. This is especially true for […]

5 Amino Acids that Will Improve Your Life

5 Important Amino Acids

Everyone can benefit from amino acid supplements, not just athletes. You might be wondering how an amino acid can improve your life. To begin, amino acids are the building blocks of proteins which is a major component of every single cell in the body. Proteins provide the structure and support our cells need. Think of […]

5 Reasons You Should Be Talking About Folate

Why You Should Talk About Folate

There exists a nutrient that can protect against cancer, fight heart disease and reduce your chances of having a stroke. It can also help with brain development and is a building block of DNA. In fact, it might also help to lower your cholesterol. This nutrient is so important that since 1998, the US Food […]

4 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year spent with friends and family with many great traditions and activities. Unfortunately, it is also a common time of year for unhealthy eating and decreased activity levels. The average American gains 1-2 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Years. While this doesn’t seem like a big deal, […]

7 Common Complications After Surgery

Surgery is an experience that most people want to avoid. However, sometimes it’s inevitable. If you need surgery, it’s important to remember that the recovery is just as important as the surgery itself. The post-surgical period is an important and delicate time. You should try to do everything possible to avoid post-op complications. It’s easy to get so focused on […]

The Best Diet to Follow While Healing From a Fracture

Fractures happen, and they happen often. Each year, around 6 million people will break a bone in the United States. Whether a minor fracture, like a hairline fracture, or a major fracture, the recovery can be tedious. It can take weeks—even months—to fully heal. As overwhelming as that can be, there is something you can […]

Introducing Forté Brain Protect: For Optimal Brain Resilience Against Injury

Forte Brain Protect

We developed Forté Fracture to help you heal after a break. Forté Joint to support your joints and protect from disease. Forté Pre-Op and Post-Op to prepare you for surgery and help you have a strong recovery. And, Forté Prenatal to care for you and your baby. Our brains are powerful. They control everything our […]

Women and Aging: The Effects on Bone Health

Hormones. They seem to be to blame for a lot of problems. During menopause, your hormones change. These changes in hormones can cause hot flashes, mood changes, sleep difficulties, memory lapses, hair loss, and weight gain. However, one of the most concerning effects of hormonal changes is the change in bone density.  Why does menopause […]