Sometimes our bodies need help.
Recovering from an illness, injury or surgery takes a physical, mental and emotional toll on your body and mind. Our bodies are designed to heal themselves, but poor health leading up to a major health event can cost you weeks or months in your struggle to feel normal again. Even if you aren’t in recovery mode, less-than-your-best health impacts you, your success and the people you care about.
Today can be the Start of a Healthier Life
STEP ONEChoose the right nutritional products for you.
STEP TWOConnect with us for coaching support when needed.
STEP THREEBegin on your path to optimal health.
Who is Nutrifuel® Nutrition?
Created by top-rated orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Scott Russo, Nutrifuel® Nutrition and its team of doctors and professionals bring deep experience helping patients recover from illness and injury. Our careers span athletics, higher education, surgery and medicine, and we believe in only sharing evidence-based products and solutions with our patients and Nutrifuel® customers who place their trust in us.
We invest in our customers the same way we do our patients—because our high standard of care is who we are.
The Benefits of Probiotics
Probiotics are beneficial microorganisms found in fermented foods such as yogurt, kimchi, tempeh from soybeans, and the latest trend, kombucha tea. Probiotics are mainly bacteria that are beneficial to the body; they’re available from dietary...
The Benefits of Surgical Supplementation
By Scott Russo, M.D. For nearly 30 years as a surgeon, I have seen up close the impact of poor nutrition on a patient recovering from a surgery or illness. According to several studies, 20–60% of all patients admitted to the hospital for care are...
Supplement Use For Specific Conditions
Dietary supplements are very commonly used in the United States and in particular among those in the health field. The study conducted targets the use of supplements in order to treat specific conditions including cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and skin-related...
Surgery puts huge strains and stresses on the body that we don’t normally experience. Therefore, it’s important for a person’s body to be in good condition and prepared for the surgery to take place. This article discusses the benefits of...
Human Gut Microbiome for Recovery
This article discusses the different impacts that antibiotics can have on our bodies. More specifically, the effect of antibiotics on our human microbiomes which are frequently exposed to antibiotics. This exposure can alter their composition rapidly which can have an...
This article discusses the topic of bone health and the underlying reasons why many Americans are suffering from low bone mineral density and osteoporosis. There are many nutritional components that relate and contribute to a person’s overall bone health. The...
Preoperative Exercise Training in Elderly Subjects
This article focuses on the effects of preoperative exercise training particularly within the elderly population. It also discusses the clear benefits of such exercise training among elderly people in preparation for surgery. See how the combination of both exercise...
Dieting and Heart Health
This article reviews the effectiveness of a person following the Mediterranean diet in order to promote a healthy lifestyle and potentially lose weight. The different effects of this diet on a person’s overall health and fitness is examined along with the link...
Changes with Aging
As we get older, there are many different changes that happen in our bodies that affect our relationship with food. This article will explore these different changes that take place and how it can affect a person’s perspective about food. The focus will be on...
Pre/Probiotics and Digestive Help
Understand how gut health plays a significant role in a person’s overall health by focusing on the positive aspects of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Learn more about the GI tract and how it plays a critical part in a healthy body. Gut health: A New Objective...
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We can’t always control what happens with our health, but we can develop and strengthen our ability to deal with it.
We believe that preparing your mind for recovery is just as important as preparing your body.
Without the nutrients your body needs to rebound from a major health event, you can get stuck in a slow recovery that impacts every part of your life. Bigger healthcare bills, more prescriptions, time out of work, and missing out on life experiences can add anxiety to an already stressful time.