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Medical Clinics and Practices — Business Info
Supplements and Supplement Information
Vitamins and Minerals
Vegan, Vegetarianism, and Plant-Based Diets
General Disease, Health and Wellness Information


General Disease, Health and Wellness Information

  • Physician office Covid-19 Preparation Guidelines   Details
    The American Academy of Family Physicians created a checklist which includes several helpful links for Doctors navigating through the phases of reopening.
  • Tips to calm Coronavirus fears among your patients   Details
    The number of cases and deaths related to the Coronavirus changes every day, causing a lot of fear and anxiety throughout the U.S. population. Here are some tips to help patients get through this challenging time.
  • Signs of a nervous system disorder include   Details
    Your nervous system is responsible for regulating and coordinating the functions of your body. It’s made up of the central and the peripheral nervous systems. Both parts of your nervous system are vulnerable to disorders, from something as mild as a headache to a severely debilitating condition such as Parkinson’s disease.
  • Balancing your body   Details
    Keeping your body in balance is important to maintaining your overall health, and this means paying attention to the health of your digestive system. It is vital to the health of all your major body systems. Unfortunately, an imbalance between the beneficial bacteria vs the harmful bacteria can lead to all sorts of health issues..
  • Fighting fatigue naturally   Details
    Today’s increasingly fast-pace lifestyle often results in sleep deprivation and the fatigue that comes with it. Trying to juggle work, family, and personal commitments takes up a lot of your day, and you often find yourself dragging at work and at home. Adding a vitamin B 12 supplement to your daily diet can help to naturally improve your energy levels.
  • Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Naturally   Details
    A urinary tract infection or UTI occurs when bacteria finds its way into the urethra and travels to the bladder. Once a UTI has been diagnosed, your doctor will most likely prescribe a course of antibiotics to treat the infection. But, to prevent a recurrence of a UTI and to avoid taking another course of antibiotics, a powerful probiotic combined with the antimicrobial properties of cranberry juice helps to prevent UTI’s naturally..
  • Reducing free radical damage naturally   Details
    When the balance between the number of free radicals and antioxidants in your body is disrupted, free radicals can create a situation known as “oxidative stress”, which results in damage to the cells in your body. Studies have linked free radical damage to various diseases such as cancer and to the aging process.

Vegan, Vegetarianism, and Plant-Based Diets

  • Vegans might live longer   Details
    According to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition that looked at the longevity of vegans, vegetarians, and meat eaters, vegans came out on top..
  • Vegans vs. Plant-based diets   Details
    As people become more health conscious, the idea of becoming vegan or eating a plant-based diet is gaining in popularity. But, are they the same?
  • Vegan vitamin B12 for Vegetarians and everyone else   Details
    Vitamin B12 deficiency is a serious health issue. If left untreated, it can lead to serious neurological and cardiovascular health issues. Vegans and vegetarians are especially at risk for developing vitamin B12 deficiency due to the fact that foods derived from animals are the only source of vitamin B12 as it is not naturally-occurring in our bodies or found in plant-based foods.
  • What nobody tells you about going vegan   Details
    There are many benefits to “going vegan”. A vegan diet reduces the fat and calories absorbed by your body, can result in improvements to your overall health, and is good for the environment. But you need to make sure that you’re getting the proper amount of vitamins and minerals in your plant-based diet.
  • Health benefits of vegan vitamin D   Details
    Vitamin D is fast becoming one of the most recommended supplements by physicians. A vast majority of the population is suffering from some degree of vitamin D deficiency which can be linked to a variety of health issues including heart disease, osteoporosis, MS, depression, and autoimmune diseases, to name a few.
  • Vegan supplements aren’t just for vegans   Details
    Whether you’re practicing a total vegetarian diet or eating a healthy non-vegan diet, you need to make sure that you’re getting essential nutrients — vitamins and minerals — to help maintain your immune system as well as muscle and bone function. Vegan or plant-based supplements are ideal for providing these key nutrients to your daily routine.

Medical Clinics and Practices — Business Info

  • Telemedicine video conference tips for doctors   Details
    The right setup and effective communication, getting the most out of an eVisit. Both initial consultations and progress follow ups can utilize online appointments. Prepare yourself, your staff, and your patients to ensure virtual visits are successful.
  • Social distancing best practices for private practice physicians   Details
    Whether implementing social distancing protocols in the office or through televisits, doctors are committed to keeping their patients healthy. Physicians can expand their business by purchasing organic white label supplements from Green Leaf Sciences in bulk, confident their patients are getting a high-quality product.
  • Is Going from Being a Group Practice Doctor to Private Business Owner the Right Move for You?   Details
    What are some of the pros and cons of switching from a group practice to a private practice?
  • Why medical practitioners should join a larger physician group   Details
    There are a variety of reasons as to why solo practitioners are joining physician groups. One of the biggest draws is that it’s more cost effective.
  • Private healthcare practice growth tips   Details
    Hiring the right people, creating a great website, and following best practices can help you attract more patients to your practice.
  • Growing niches in the wellness industry   Details
    Niches are created by determining a need, want, or requirement that’s not being adequately addressed by other businesses and developing a way to satisfy that need. One of the major demands today is for high-quality dietary supplements.
  • Reasons why private practices fail   Details
    Open your own private practice is exciting but can present some challenges as well. Running a successful practice is about more than treating patients. It’s also about how your run the business side of your practice.
  • Medical office tips for 2019   Details
    A lot of time and effort is put into running a successful medical practice. Modern technology has offered physicians options to simplify and streamline the work that goes on in their offices which is beneficial for staff and patients alike.
  • Grow your medical practice business   Details
    A medical practice needs to operate like a small business. In order to grow your medical practice, you need to follow good business practices such as setting up an organized and well-run operation that’s staffed with trained employees. You need to focus on making sure that your patients are happy with their experience when they come to your office for an appointment.
  • Your patient waiting room is important. Here’s how to get it right   Details
    The average wait time to see a physician is approximately 20 minutes. Therefore, as a physician, it’s important to consider a positive design for your waiting room. Some factors to consider are seating, access to entertainment and Wi-Fi, and a kid-friendly area. Consider painting the walls with brighter, more natural colors to create a more relaxing environment.
  • 3 easy ways to improve your private medical practice   Details
    With more and more previously uninsured people obtaining medical insurance through the Affordable Care Act, it’s a great time for primary care physicians to focus on growing their patient populations. There are many ways to attract new patients as well as strengthening relationships with existing patients.
  • How you can keep your patients coming back   Details
    Because your practice and reputation depend on it, it’s important to take time to consider the best ways to retain patients. You want to keep patients coming back — not because they’re ill, but rather because you’re working with them to optimize their health. Talking to your patients about living a healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced diet and regular exercise is vital. The goal is to bolster the immune system, which, in turn, helps ward off disease.
  • How to open your own doctor’s office   Details
    Going into private practice offers doctors a way to maintain control over the way that they choose to practice medicine. It gives them the autonomy to establish parameters for patient care that they feel are in the best interests of their patients. But there is a business side to running a private practice that also needs to be taken into consideration.
  • Strategic marketing for private medical practices   Details
    In recent years, competition among private practitioners and hospital-owned practices has made the process of attracting new patients more challenging. Using strategic marketing practices allows practitioners to inform prospective patients about their practice and the services that they can provide.
  • Increase patient retention with nutritional supplements   Details
    The role of the doctor has changed over the years. In addition to diagnosing and treating health problems, the goal of today’s practitioner is to prevent future health problems from occurring. A healthy diet, regular exercise, and stress reduction are great ways to improve the overall health of patients, but equally important is getting enough key vitamins and minerals.

Vitamins and Minerals

  • What vitamins and supplements should you recommend?   Details
    As a practitioner, you’re always looking for ways to optimize the health of your patients. This is especially true when it comes to recommending vitamins and nutritional supplements. All supplements and vitamins are not created equal! When choosing a product for your patients, you want to look for a product line that uses only the most natural and highest quality of ingredients and that are manufactured at a facility that adheres to the strictest standards of quality control.
  • What is the painkiller vitamin   Details
    It’s estimated that each year 100 million people in the U.S. are plagued by chronic pain. Chronic pain not only reduces the quality of your life, but also puts a huge financial strain on the medical system as well as those afflicted with the condition. However, researchers studying more natural ways to reduce chronic pain have found that the B vitamins appear to alleviate nerve pain.
  • Health benefits of vegan vitamin D   Details
    Vitamin D is fast becoming one of the most recommended supplements by physicians. A vast majority of the population is suffering from some degree of vitamin D deficiency which can be linked to a variety of health issues including heart disease, osteoporosis, MS, depression, and autoimmune diseases, to name a few.
  • Increase your calcium absorption rate   Details
    Your bones are composed of both collagen and non-collagen proteins that are fortified by calcium. If you’re not getting an adequate amount of calcium in your diet, you’re at risk for weakened bones and for developing osteoporosis. To get proper absorption of calcium, you also need to be getting the RDA of vitamin D3 which helps to increase calcium absorption rates.
  • The benefits of Chitinase   Details
    Chitinases are enzymes that break down chitin, a compound found in the exoskeletons of insects, fungi, yeast, algae, and some invertebrates such as crabs, shrimps, and lobsters. Chitinases may aid in preventing an overgrowth of the yeast, Candida albicans, that’s normally found in your body by helping to break down its cell walls.
  • Picky eaters need vitamins, too   Details
    Our food cravings are a complex combination of factors — our senses of taste and smell, taste buds on the tongue, saliva production, and psychological factors. Anything that negatively interferes with any one of these factors can create food avoidance and result in vitamin deficiencies.
  • The power of antioxidant herbs   Details
    Adding foods that are naturally high in antioxidants, such as fruits and vegetables, to your diet is a first line of defense against the damage done by free radicals. Recent studies have demonstrated that many herbs also possess strong antioxidant properties. Adding an herb-based supplement to your daily routine may also work to neutralize free radicals.
  • Do you know where your vitamins come from?   Details
    Vitamins are organic compounds that are necessary for proper growth and development and to support and maintain a variety of biological processes. Our bodies produce low levels of a few of these essential nutrients, but the majority of vitamins are not produced by the body. Eating a healthy, organic diet should provide you with all the vitamins that you need, but that’s not always an easy thing to do. Adding vitamins derived from natural sources is a great way to supplement your diet.
  • Vegan vitamin B12 for Vegetarians and everyone else   Details
    Vitamin B12 deficiency is a serious health issue. If left untreated, it can lead to serious neurological and cardiovascular health issues. Vegans and vegetarians are especially at risk for developing vitamin B12 deficiency due to the fact that foods derived from animals are the only source of vitamin B12 as it is not naturally-occurring in our bodies or found in plant-based foods.
  • Glucosamine plus Chondroitin for healthy joints and muscles   Details
    As you age, you begin to notice that your muscles and joints are not as flexible and strong as they used to be. By middle age, you may start to notice that it starts to become more difficult or even painful to move those stiff, achy joints and muscles. Much of the problem stems from a loss of lubrication in and around your joints and muscles.
  • The health benefits of vitamin D   Details
    Your body needs vitamin D to aid in the absorption of calcium which ensures strong bones and teeth. Other benefits of vitamin D include helping to regulate your body’s immune and neuromuscular systems, to support weight loss, and to reduce inflammation. People suffering from a vitamin D deficiency are at a greater risk for developing health problems including heart disease, depression, and breast/colon cancer.
  • Perfect vitamins for the whole family   Details
    No matter what stage of life you’re in, it’s pretty hard to get the recommended daily allowance of essential vitamins even if you’re eating the healthiest of diets. Adding a high-quality supplement to your daily routine can give you that extra boost in vitamins, especially those, such as vitamin D3 and B12, which, if deficient, can cause serious health issues. One way to address this is to find a supplement that is formulated for people of all ages, that is all natural, and safe to use.
  • Vitamins for B12 Deficiency   Details
    Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is essential for the proper functioning of your nervous and immune systems. It is also important in the production of red blood cells and DNA. Because vitamin B12 only occurs naturally in animal products, vegans and vegetarians are at risk for developing a vitamin B12 deficiency which can become a serious health risk. Therefore, it’s important to find a B12 supplement that is plant-based and safe to use.
  • D3 and B12 in a delicious strawberry gummy   Details
    The importance of vitamin D3 in supporting and maintaining strong bones and teeth has long been known. But recent studies have shown that vitamin D3 plays an important role in disease prevention as well. Vitamin B12 has also been shown to play many important roles in maintaining a healthy body, including boosting immune system function and playing an important role in the function of your nervous system.
  • Vidammune supports a healthy immune system   Details
    Your immune system is the body’s defense system against germs and other disease-causing microorganisms. It is made up of a system of cells, tissues, and organs working together to protect your body and keep you healthy. Adding an immune-system booster to your daily routine can be a great way to boost the efficacy of your immune system.

Supplements and Supplement Information

  • Supplement your pharmacy business with supplements   Details
    With each passing year, the value of the global supplement market increases. If you’re an independent pharmacist, carrying the most popular supplements and vitamins can really help to increase your bottom line.
  • Turn your homemade supplement into a real product you can sell   Details
    Here are tips on how to take your supplement idea to the next level. From your kitchen to market ready.
  • The dietary supplement market continues to grow   Details
    Today’s consumer is more and more focused on nutrition, lifestyle, and their overall health. The result of this is rapid growth within the dietary supplement market.
  • Winter supplements   Details
    Winter is hard on your body. From dry skin and an increased risk for catching a cold or the flu to feeling low on those gloomy winter days, your body needs some extra TLC.
  • 3 amazing benefits of hyaluronic acid   Details
    Hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in your eyes, skin, and connective tissues, is vital to keeping your skin and eyes moist and your joints well-lubricated.
  • Private label supplements   Details
    As a physician, you make it point to address diet and nutritional issues with your patients and may recommend specific vitamins or supplements to help improve certain health issues or their overall health. Carrying a line of high-quality, clean supplements that patients can purchase at your office is a great way to ensure that they’re getting the very best in health and nutritional supplements.
  • So, you want to start your own dietary supplement company?   Details
    The good news is that you don’t have to do it alone. Available to offer valuable business advice and support, Green Life Sciences is here to help you to your own success story.
  • How hyaluronic acid benefits human ligaments   Details
    Hyaluronic acid is a carbohydrate that occurs naturally throughout your body. HA has the unique ability to bind water to form a gel-like substance that surround all of your cells, transporting nutrients into and waste out of your cells as well as providing cushioning to connective tissues such as ligaments and tendons. As you age, however, the production of HA slows down, affecting the flexibility of your ligaments and joints.
  • Should patients take dietary supplements during cancers treatments   Details
    Most patients faced with a diagnosis of cancer search for any and all information regarding possible treatment options, including supplements. Therefore, it’s important to be proactive and talk to your patients about the benefits as well as the risks involved in taking supplements during treatment for cancer.
  • What supplements do the rich and famous take   Details
    Even the rich and famous have realized the benefits from taking high quality supplements to help them look and feel their very best. The best supplements are those that are made from pure, naturally sourced ingredients and that have undergone rigorous quality control to ensure that you’re getting a high-quality supplement.
  • How to buy supplements in bulk for resale   Details
    Today’s physicians are not only talking to patients about their symptoms when they come in for an appointment, but are also discussing such issues as diet, exercise, and any vitamin and mineral deficiencies that may have an effect on the quality of their lives.
  • The benefits of buying supplements in bulk   Details
    When it comes to the health of your patients, the best offense is defense. That’s why many healthcare providers are recommending essential vitamins and dietary supplements to many of their patients. However, because the supplement industry is under-regulated, stocking a line of high-quality supplements in your office is a great option for your patients.
  • Natural nervous system support supplements   Details
    B vitamins are necessary when it comes to supporting and maintaining the health of your nerves. One of the most critical of B vitamin complex is B12 which provides natural nervous system support by helping to maintain the myelin sheath that surrounds and insulates many of the nerves in the body, allowing electrical impulses to travel more quickly and efficiently.
  • The green leaves behind Green Leaf Sciences   Details
    The nutritional supplement industry is, unfortunately, not subject to the same FDA regulation as is the pharmaceutical industry. Supplement manufacturers can market their products as “all natural” whether their product is plant-based, animal-based, or synthesized in a lab. With an industry that is so under-regulated, it makes it hard for a medical professional to steer patients in the direction of quality-made supplements.
  • Nutritional supplements: Can they improve your life?   Details
    More and more studies have shown that there are some specific vitamins, such as D3 and B12, and minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, that are deficient in the diets of the population as a whole. These deficiencies are contributory to many health problems that could be prevented by supplementing with these essential vitamins and minerals.
  • What vitamins and supplements should you recommend?   Details
    As a practitioner, you’re always looking for ways to optimize the health of your patients. This is especially true when it comes to recommending vitamins and nutritional supplements. All supplements and vitamins are not created equal! When choosing a product for your patients, you want to look for a product line that uses only the most natural and highest quality of ingredients and that are manufactured at a facility that adheres to the strictest standards of quality control.
  • Buy vegan supplements in bulk   Details
    Vegan supplements, from high-quality, bioavailable sources, are a great way to offer key vitamins and minerals to your patients. But it can be costly to keep a good stock on hand at your office. Buying in bulk can save you money in the long run and make it possible for your patients to purchase them directly from your practice.
  • Why health care practitioners trust our products   Details
    Many of today’s health care professionals are recommending that their patients add a supplement to their daily routine. Even people who eat a healthy diet can experience deficiencies in key vitamins and minerals. The problem is that the manufacturing quality of supplements varies widely from one company to another.