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Our Summer Superfood List

What are superfoods? Popular magazines, TV shows, and blogs are all buzzing about them, but it’s hard to pin down a precise answer. That’s because, unlike organic foods, superfoods are not regulated by the FDA or any other scientific or governing body. Most experts agree, however, that a… Read More

Foods That Give You Energy

How to Get More Energy From Food This article is perfect for you if your goal is to eat better throughout the day without resorting to eating habits that can decrease your energy. It can be challenging to find the time to plan, organize and cook healthy, nutritious meals, but… Read More

Why Essential Fatty Acids are Essential

Once you've decided on an appropriate basic vitamin and mineral formula, this other vital nutrient group should be part of your supplement plan. Ever wonder why your doctor advises you to take one baby aspirin a day? It's because it thins your blood and helps it flow more easily through… Read More

Want to Extend Life?

Getting the most from your calories by choosing nutrient dense foods high in protein, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats is a great health strategy, no matter what your goals. What about counting calories? There’s been a recent spate of articles in the popular press about the life-extending… Read More

Vitamin C and Diabetes

A new study has added to the growing amount of research showing that vitamin C- as well as a high intake of vegetables and fruits- may have protective effects against diabetes. This makes more than a little intuitive sense- after all Diabetes is a disease marked by a good amount… Read More

Vitamin C Could Reduce Inflammation

New research has suggested that higher intakes of vitamin C could cut the level of markers for inflammation by an astonishing 45 percent. What is inflammation? In its simplest form, inflammation is the body’s response to a perceived threat– whether it’s a splinter in our finger, sunburn at the… Read More

To Protect Your Liver, Take Five

This hard-working organ is essential to life itself and must function properly to ensure good health. Five supplements can help keep your liver healthy. Your liver weighs 3 pounds, stores minerals and vitamins, metabolizes fats, carbohydrates and protein, produces energy, manufactures proteins the body can use for repair and growth and… Read More

The expanding list of benefits from the miracle nutrient, CoQ10

What essential nutrient for the heart is not a vitamin, nor a mineral? It’s CoQ10, technically known as a ‘ubiquinone’ because of its ‘ubiquitous’ distribution throughout the body. CoQ10 is found in every single cell, concentrated in particular in structures called the mitochondria. The mitochondria are the cell’s… Read More

Supporting Your Gallbladder with Supplements

Vitamins A and C are just two of the nutrients your body requires to keep this important organ operating at peak performance. Whether you are plagued with gallstones or just want to head off any future problems with your gallbladder, a good diet with sufficient healthy fat and protein and… Read More

Scientists Concerned with Plummeting Nutrient Levels

Nutrient levels in fruits, vegetables and some other food crops have declined dramatically over the past 50 years. New research indicates that the old maxim “you can get all the vitamins you need from food” is less and less true. Recent studies of vegetables, fruits and wheat have revealed a 5-35… Read More

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