We hear about why eating Certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO, Whole-Foods are so important for our health in order to avoid toxins, pesticides, and genetically modified organisms. So why would this not also be essential with our vitamins and supplements?
Not all vitamins and supplements are ... Views: 255
What are GMO’s?
Also known by many as Frankenstein Foods...The term GMO’s (genetically modified organisms) is most commonly used to reference crop plants which have been modified through the gene-splicing techniques of biotechnology. This controversial science allows DNA from one species to ... Views: 2356
Fill your belly with foods that provide good bacteria, like Omega 3 fatty acids, enzymes and whole-food sources of nutrients. By now you know how important it is to consume a diet based on natural or whole foods for optimal gut health. But this way of eating is nothing new.
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So what's Beyond Organic?
Thousands of families are now eating Beyond Organic for free. Find out how in this article.
Beyond Organic provides access to the healthiest foods and beverages on the planet, specializing in Green-Fed (fed super green foods - beyond grass-fed) beef and dairy from ... Views: 2083
As a successful Health & Nutrition business owner for over 16 years, I have learned how to work smarter instead of harder by integrating residual income builders into my existing business model. This is especially helpful in this challenging economy. I believe I can help you do the same, while ... Views: 3131
You’ve heard it before, from mom, from the USDA, from your doctor— “eat more fruits and vegetables.” But most people don't seem to be listening. The average American gets just three servings of fruit and vegetables a day, and that number includes things like French fries, ketchup and onions ... Views: 2231
Foods that Provide Good Bacteria
I am sure you already know how important it is to consume a diet based on natural or whole foods for optimal health, including our gut health, since this way of eating is nothing new. But did you know that the food of our ancestors, including fermented foods, ... Views: 2509
What Do You Know About Candida?
The human body is estimated to be home to over 100 trillion microscopic residents. Many are known to play a crucial role in maintaining health, but some can compromise health if not kept in balance. One such organism is Candida albicans (Candida, for short), a ... Views: 2472
So How Do You Experience Stress?
We all deal with stressors in our lives but we differ not only in what we perceive to be stressful but in how we experience stress. For example, some people experience stress in the form of worry, tension, irritability, inability to focus and/or difficulty ... Views: 3236
So what is the special lure of Cinnamon?
For more than 5,000 years, Cinnamon has been the spice that has lured humans with its ability to stimulate the senses:. The name alone evokes thoughts of home, where the smell of savory stews and scrumptious deserts fills the air and calms the mind. ... Views: 4221
Achieving and maintaining immune balance can be a challenge in today's world. Toxins, stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, financial strain, packed schedules, a possible mutating H1N1 virus (and other seasonal viruses), antibiotic resistant bacteria and more—all of these can wear you down. They can ... Views: 5021
Could there really be one herb that does it all? One herb that simultaneously works as an antioxidant, modulates inflammation, supports joint health, detoxifies the body, protects the cardiovascular system, promotes normal cell growth, supports mental clarity, regulates the bowels, balances ... Views: 4057
Bone loss is a big deal and a growing problem. It is also something that can be avoided or minimized with proper attention and prevention. Do you know the Six "P" Words to Optimal Health? "Prior Planning and Prevention Prevents Poor Performance." This saying also applies to our bone ... Views: 2979
From the time a woman starts menstruating until the time she reaches menopause, she will experience mental, physical, and emotional changes on a monthly basis (except during pregnancy) which can all be attributed to fluctuations in the levels of the dominant female hormones, estrogen and ... Views: 3278
In a rock quarry in China, a bulldozer creeps along, ferrying a load of large limestone rocks to a conveyor belt that disappears inside a large processing facility...known as Calcium Carbonate from limestone.
Out in the North Atlantic, a massive tanker ship vacuums tons of calcified material ... Views: 4061
Recent trends show that health conscious consumers are going "beyond organic" and looking for the numerous health benefits associated with raw foods and products. After three decades of research, a scientific breakthrough has yielded the first line of raw multivitamins called Vitamin Code, a ... Views: 2814
Currently, an estimated one billion people world-wide are deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D has over 600 receptor sites in the body, including the brain and the heart. Since Vitamin D receptor sites are so prevalent in the body, new studies and research continue to emerge, touting the health ... Views: 4146
In our modern world, it seems that so much emphasis is placed on the newest and latest remedies. Forgotten are many of our past remedies and herbs that have continually demonstrated their healing abilities over time.
One of these time-honored herbs is elderberry Elderberry(sambucus nigra). ... Views: 2517
Enzymes are vital for our body and our health. Without enzymes produced by the body, you couldn’t live. Enzymes may be the forgotten digestive aid. Present in all live foods and secreted by the pancreas, enzymes assist the body in breaking down food and allowing you to properly utilize the ... Views: 2345
We know that Wild Alaskan Salmon is one of the healthiest fish we can eat for our health and that it provides one of the best sources of Essential Fatty Acids EFA). So what would be the best source for a pure and naturally processed fish oil supplement? Wholemega's Wild Alaskan salmon fish oil, ... Views: 2977
The most asked question I hear as Clinical Nutritionist & Herbalist right now is “How can I protect myself and my family from cold and flu viruses, including the Human Influenza A (H1N1) virus?” My answer is Elderberry (Sambucus nigra). Elderberry has long been praised for its strong antiviral ... Views: 4527
Controlling Inflammation with Zyflamend:
One of the challenges for athletes and workout enthusiasts is pushing yourself to new levels of performance while controlling the natural process of post-workout inflammation. Most athletes know all too well the double-edged sword of post-exercise ... Views: 3152
Most athletes know all too well the double-edged sword of post-exercise inflammation. Inflammation is a general immune response to injury in the body that can be triggered by over-training. It ultimately works to mend and strengthen muscles, making them more adaptable to more intense levels of ... Views: 4739
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Defined:
Omega-3 fatty acids are a form of polyunsaturated fats, one of four basic types of fat the body derives from food or supplements and Omega-3's are increasingly recognized as important to human health. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids (or ... Views: 3908
So is Glucosamine and Chondroiton Supplementation Really Effective for Joint Health? Recently, it seems like we keep hearing conflicting reports on whether Glucosamine & Chondroiton are nutrients that we can count on for repairing and rebuilding joint cartilage and promoting joint health.
So ... Views: 4731
I am sure you have heard of the health benefits from Omega 3, 6 and 9. But have you heard of Omega 7 and its amazing internal and external health benefits?
Omega 7 derived from Sea Buckthorn helps to moisturize and soothe the body’s sensitive internal organs, in particular the mucous ... Views: 12536
As mothers, we want to give our babies the very best that we can provide -- including the best foods to help our developing baby grow healthy and strong and the perfect prenatal supplementation.
So what is the perfect prenatal for both moms and babies?
Being a Nutritionist of 15 years, I ... Views: 2889
Blood Pressure Basics
Recent studies show that about 40% of U.S. citizens have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. This increases the risk for stroke, heart attack, heart disease or failure, kidney failure and arterial aneurysms, including ... Views: 4161
What if we could literally grow our vitamin supplements? It makes sense to take a whole food multivitamin that provides us all of the cofactors like probiotics, enzymes, antioxidants and phytonutrients as well as a host of other vitamins and minerals needed for proper absorption and utilization. ... Views: 3065
The quality of our drinking water is extremely important to our health because our body is made up of more than 70% water. If our body is forced to filter out chlorine and other toxic chemicals then not only will our body's ability to carry out toxins be compromised but we also put unnecessary ... Views: 2498
There are many ways to get a head start on cold & flu prevention including personal hygiene, humidifiers, preventative medicinal mushrooms, nutritional vitamin supplements and herbal supplements. I have included the best and most effective tips that I have discovered in my 14 ... Views: 2988
After that first single cell comes alive, every ounce of your baby’s growing body comes from you. The nutrients you eat during pregnancy are your baby’s fuel and those nutrients are your baby’s only building blocks for growth. It all comes from you, Mom. So eat wisely.
Nourish Your Growing ... Views: 3882
As we age, our bodies inflammation levels naturally increase, which for many can lead to Arthritis symptoms of pain and inflammation. Chronic inflammation can adversely affect not only joint health but also brain, breast, prostate, cardiovascular health and can quicken the aging process. ... Views: 3570
FucoThin is a natural, whole food based supplement that is made with a proprietary concentration of Fucoxanthin and combined with pomegranate seed oil. FucoTHIN contains the first marine algae-derived ingredient (Fucoxanthin), that has been studied by leading scientists for many years and is the ... Views: 3305
What Makes the Perfect Weight America Much More Than Just Another Weight Loss Diet?
The Perfect Weight America Weight Loss program is much more than just a weight loss diet because it addresses your diet, your life and your world. It supports your whole being including body, mind, emotions ... Views: 3028
What is Colostrum?
It’s the thick yellow fluid which is produced as a precursor to mother’s milk (cow, goat, human or other mammal). It is nature’s transfer of immune factors that occurs the first two days postpartum.
Why is Goat Colostrum better?
Mt Capra's CapraColostrum is unique ... Views: 3435
Although well known as a pleasant tasting cooking spice, it is not so widely known that ginger has been used for thousands of years, worldwide, for its numerous potent healing benefits. Ginger is an especially wonderful ally because its healing benefits are particular to so many of our daily ... Views: 2879
The power of raw food is truly found in its simplicity. When you eat food that is uncooked, untreated, and unadulterated, you are eating food in harmony with nature’s intention and your body’s design. Raw foods, as found in nature, provide the complete package of vitamins, minerals and ... Views: 3933
What is FucoTHIN?
FucoThin is a natural, whole food based supplement that is made with a proprietary concentration of fucoxanthin and combined with pomegranate seed oil. FucoTHIN contains the first marine algae-derived ingredient (fucoxanthin), that has been studied by leading scientists for ... Views: 4311
Natural Steps to Put out the Fire of Acid Reflux and Heart Burn
What causes Acid Reflux & Heart Burn?
Acid reflux and heart burn symptoms trouble an alarming number of Americans today and are the most common symptoms of GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease). It has been assumed ... Views: 3721
Why Do We Need to Cleanse?
Most people spend so much time and effort cleansing their external environment, i.e., their bodies, clothes, houses, cars, etc. but do not spend enough or any time cleansing their internal environment: their blood, intestines, kidneys, lungs, liver, etc. With the ... Views: 2765
Whole Foods for Optimal Nutrition
Whole foods are our best source of nourishment and provide the most complete sources of vitamins and minerals. We are nourished by eating whole foods because they contain the necessary proteins, fats, carbohydrates, fiber, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, ... Views: 4274
The evolution of our modern-day lifestyle continues to bring more challenges to our health and well-being. Most of our diets include so many refined, processed foods and sugar. Not to mention having to deal with the chemical pollutants in the air we breathe and the food we eat. I believe these ... Views: 3260