Baratta Holistic Center Blog

The Importance Of Enzymes

The Importance Of Enzymes When we think of nutrition and our diets, we usually think of things such as carbohydrate intake, calories, protein, fats, fiber and all the items usually found on the back of any product. While these are all necessary and important, we tend to neglect one of the most important pieces of…

Nutritional Supplements

Nutritional Supplements The importance of supplements When we speak about nutritional supplements, the first things that usually come to mind are calcium, glucosamine or iron. While these certainly are the most commonly used forms today, the vitamin and mineral world has evolved into a big business and more and more people are realizing the benefits…

Allergies

Allergies We all have been affected by allergies at some point in our lives, whether it’s our own allergies, a loved one, a friend, a co-worker, etc. Allergies seem to be more prevalent in certain areas and there always seems to be the more common instigators such as pollen, grass, cat hair, mold and so…

Colon Health

Colon Health If you are over the magical age of forty, you have probably heard along the way that it’s a good idea to get your colon checked out with a colonoscopy. Just the thought of it can bring some anxiety, nervousness and maybe even a little tear. Fortunately, they have come up with some…

Water & Chronic Illness

Water & Chronic Illness If there is one thing in our lives that we take for granted, it is undeniably water! We tend to forget that our bodies are composed of 75% water, our brain is 85% and our blood is 90%. With water being that vital to us, it makes complete sense that lack…

Sugar & It’s Effects

Sugar & It’s Effects Let’s face it, we all know how bad white sugar is for us. But do we really know how harmful it could be on us after years of ingesting it? Here are a few startling facts for you:  Americans consume approximately 150 lbs. of sugar per person in a single year!…