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Top 8 Foods to Boost Immunity This Winter

Top 8 Foods to Boost Immunity This Winter As the weather turns colder, it’s more important than ever to boost your immune system to function at its best. A strong immune system can help you fight illnesses and stay healthy all winter. So if you’re looking for some good ideas for immune-boosting foods, read on. […]

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The Truth About Fad Fitness And Diet Plans In 2023: What Really Works?

Do you want to start a new diet or workout routine but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Many of us find ourselves searching on Google, Pinterest, or even turning to a friend to figure out the next steps in our health journey. When we take this route to pursue health goals, we often […]

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Easy Workout Routines For Busy Moms 

Getting to the gym can be hard for anybody, especially for moms. With so much to balance in our day-to-day lives, fitting in exercise can feel impossible. When I became a mom, I found it hard to find time to work out. Between my kids, dogs, partner, full-time job, part-time job, and schoolwork, I was […]

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How To Stay Healthy While Working From Home

During the pandemic, many companies transitioned their employees from working in an office to working out of their homes. This completely changed the employee’s routines, some for the better and some for the worse. Many felt gratitude for being able to skip the commute and work in the comfort of their own home. However, those […]

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9 Science-Backed Ways To Boost Fertility Naturally

Did you know that about one in ten adults in the United States struggles with a fertility issue? When you’re looking to start or expand your family, you may wonder if your fertility or ability to conceive a biological child is good enough to get pregnant. If you are having trouble conceiving a child, your doctor […]

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Summertime Supplements for Healthy Skin

Summertime Supplements for Healthy Skin By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. […]

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Vitamins to Take During the Spring Season

Vitamins to Take During the Spring Season By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com. SPRING IS RIGHT AROUND the corner, which means warmer weather and the peak of pollen season. You should consume enough vitamins and minerals to keep you healthy and able to participate in outdoor […]

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Getting your (pre baby) body back

Getting your (pre-baby) body back By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   This isn’t my body: The Postpartum Belly After having a baby there are so many things going through a new mom’s mind that it can be overwhelming. Hormones are raging, things are hurting, there is a lack of sleep, […]

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Dealing with Food Cravings

Dealing with Food Cravings   By: Jirina Sandall, RHNC™, B.Kin Jirina is a Registered Health and Nutrition Counselor™ with bumpvitamins.com. She also works as a naturopathic doctor’s assistant & sees clients one-on-one for nutritional counseling. Her specialty is plant-based nutrition but she works with many clients dealing with chronic diseases such as diabetes & cancer […]

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Do Prenatal Vitamins Help with Fertility?

Do Prenatal Vitamins Help with Fertility? By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   Getting started or having trouble on your way? Suppose you and your partner are interested in getting pregnant or have already started the process and are experiencing issues with fertility. In that case, you are probably wondering what […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University. She has treated […]

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Creative Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Creative Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids By Sarah Walla – Sarah is a Mom & a Principal at BumpVitamins.com “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” Oh NO!!! Does anyone else have this sense of panic when you blink, and it’s the holidays again?  What do people want? What are the best Christmas gift […]

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Eating Healthy Over the Holidays

Eating Healthy Over The Holidays By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. […]

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When to Start taking Prenatal Vitamins

When to Start Taking Prenatal Vitamins By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com SUPPLEMENTS CAN BE CONFUSING. And they can be especially confusing if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Some questions you may be wondering are, when do you start taking prenatal vitamins, why are they so important, and how […]

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Vitamins to Boost Metabolism

Vitamins to Boost Metabolism By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She […]

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What to Look For in Prenatal Vitamins

What to Look for in Prenatal Vitamins By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com THE STAKES ARE HIGH when you are pregnant. You’re not just having to worry about your own health, but also the health of the baby that you are nourishing inside of you. Of course, you […]

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5 Ways to Fight Fatigue

5 WAYS TO FIGHT FATIGUE By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com Are you always tired? Fatigue… it is something all of us feel (some of us a lot more often than others). Everyone probably knows what fatigue feels like to them, but the Mayo Clinic describes fatigue as, “Feeling overly tired, with […]

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How to Combat Bloating Through Nutrition

How to Combat Bloating Through Nutrition By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. She is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Ms. Gulbin has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia […]

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Cooking and Healthy Lessons with Kids

COOKING AND HEALTHY LESSONS WITH KIDS By Sarah Walla – Sarah is a Mom & a Principal at BumpVitamins.com   WHEN I WAS GROWING UP, my Mom cooked and my Dad worked. Being a stay-at-home Mom with two kids, I seem to remember my Mom ALWAYS being in the kitchen.  She made wonderful homemade bread […]

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What Vitamins Should I Take?

WHAT VITAMINS SHOULD I TAKE? By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. […]

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Creating Routines with Children

Creating Routines with Children By Sarah Walla – Sarah is a Mom & a Principal at BumpVitamins.com Like many people, I grew up with dogs (hear me out).  I loved raising them and working with them to the point where I even got a job at a vet clinic in high school. One of the things […]

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Why should a Pharmacist Verify Your Vitamins?

Why should a Pharmacist Verify Your Vitamins? By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com Why should you go with Bump when choosing your vitamins? At Bump, every custom vitamin routine that is ordered through our site is sent to a local family pharmacy, where it is verified and filled […]

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Top 5 Vitamins to Help with Digestion

What Vitamins to Aid Digestion? By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   Do you have digestion problems or feel uncomfortable after you eat? Do you experience bloating, stomach aches, or have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? One possible cause of these ailments may be […]

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Trace Minerals and Nutrition

Trace Minerals and Nutrition By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She […]

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Hair, Skin, and Nail Changes During Pregnancy

Hair, Skin, and Nail Changes During Pregnancy By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   THERE ARE SO MANY changes during pregnancy, it can feel like you aren’t “you” anymore. All of us know your abdomen grows as your baby grows, maybe you gain a few pounds, and sometimes even your feet […]

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Baby Sleep Training for the Uninitiated

BABY SLEEP TRAINING FOR THE UNINITIATED  By Sarah Walla – Sarah is a Mom & a Principal at BumpVitmains.com   I REMEMBER THE DAY my whole world changed when a pregnancy test showed the faintest little line indicating positive.  I remember laying on my couch in happy disbelief (even though we had been trying to […]

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Bioavailability and the Different Forms of Vitamins

Bioavailability and the Different Forms of Vitamins By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia […]

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To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed?

By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com CHOOSING TO BREASTFEED was a personal decision for me that feels weird to write about. I assume that would probably be the case for most women. It gets particularly sensitive for women who may feel like a failure when they are not able to breastfeed […]

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Vitamin and Mineral Synergy

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Choosing the Right Vitamins For You

Choosing the Right Vitamins for YOU By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   HAVE YOU EVER GONE to the vitamin aisle at your local health or grocery store only to be overwhelmed by the hundreds of different brands and types of vitamins? Sometimes there are dozens of different […]

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