Licensed Dietitian in East Brunswick, NJ
Improve Your Health and Well-Being with Nutritional Dietary Supplements
As a licensed dietitian, Dr. Jenny Liu can guide your selection of dietary supplements to maximize their benefits for your individual health.
Vitamins and nutrients regulate your bodily functions and the repair of body tissue. Every person has different nutritional needs that may change based on age and lifestyle factors, so determining your ideal regimen of dietary supplements will require an assessment of your health needs and dietary requirements.
Dr. Liu is available for consultations on a wide variety of supplements that can improve neurological, cardiovascular, immunological, endocrine, and micro-nutritional health.
Dietary supplements may also provide solutions for:
- Diabetic neuropathy symptoms
- Energy metabolism
- Fibrinogen metabolism
- High blood pressure
- Homocysteine metabolism
- Insulin resistance
- Mood regulation
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) support
- Sexual function
- Sleep regulation
- Triglyceride balance
- Weight management
Here are some of the supplements Dr. Liu offers and the health benefits they provide:
A kind of carnitine that is particularly good at providing energy to the brain, research has shown that ALC may be able to combat some of the effects of aging on the brain and reverse some of the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
This antioxidant improves insulin resistance, protects against diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and can help you lose weight. It also fights free radicals in the body and protects other antioxidants
This nutrient maintains proper glucose and insulin levels, stabilizes blood sugar, and helps to fight fat accumulation. It can also improve energy levels, slow the effects of aging, and help fight diabetes.
Also known as “ubiquinone” because of its necessity for all cells, Q-10 helps fight diabetes, obesity, fatigue, and disease. It can also help turn fat into energy and promote a stronger heartbeat.
Specifically, Femarin's formula addresses hormonal balance, maintains normal inflammatory balance and provides antioxidant support, as well as cardiovascular and bone support for a full spectrum of protection and menopausal symptom relief.
By transporting long-chain fatty acids to be burned for fuel in the cells’ mitochondria, carnitine plays a big role in energy production. It can also strengthen muscles and help to prevent congestive heart failure.
This antioxidant helps counter the effects of free radicals in the brain, skin, and heart. It also helps to prevent macular degeneration, one of the leading causes of age-related vision loss.
This nutrient is one of the most important for anti-aging efforts. It protects the whole body by boosting production of a substance called glutathione in the liver.
About two-thirds of the brain is made out of phospholipids and essential fats, and PS is among the most important of them. Brain levels of PS decrease with age, so taking supplemental PS can help to keep your brain protected and energized.
This is a French maritime pine bark extract. It is proven effective for allergies, circulation problems, disease of the retina in the eye, improved endurance in athletes, high blood pressure, asthma; in children, attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), and varicose veins.
One of the key vitamins in energy production and stress management, B5 promotes the conversion of the body’s fuel into energy. B5 supplements can help improve energy levels, burn fat, and lower cholesterol levels.
Considered one of the most important vitamins for all biological functions, B6 has many different uses in the body. It can aid in protein metabolism and immune function and has been shown to prevent diabetes and heart disease, among other uses.
Crucial for the function of your nervous system and all of the body’s cells, B12 regulates red blood cells and works with B6 to promote heart health. B12 deficiency becomes more common with age.
Produced naturally when sunlight hits your skin, vitamin D promotes the health of bones and teeth. Many people become deficient in vitamin D due to lack of sun exposure, making supplementation a necessity.
5 hydroxytryptophan is a natural chemical in the body that people can also take as a nutritional supplement. the supplement can improve certain aspects of health, including mental health, weight loss and sleep quality
Call UniMed Center at (732) 828-9988 to schedule a nutritional consultation with Dr. Liu, including a discussion of dietary supplements, or you can request an appointment online.