Deep Dive on the Zinc for Men’s Health
The human body doesn’t produce zinc—but it does need zinc to stay healthy. From a men’s health perspective, zinc is all the more essential. This piece will offer a breakdown of the powerful trace mineral and its benefits for men....
Understanding the Need for Prenatal Vitamins
Expecting mothers’ nutritional needs evolve as their babies develop. Prenatal vitamins can help accommodate these needs, compensating for any deficiencies in the diet during pregnancy. What Are Prenatal Vitamins? Prenatal vitamins are multivitamins formulated for mothers-to-be. They are designed to...
The Best Form of Zinc (and the Recommended Amount)
How much do you know about zinc? The essential nutrient promotes immune support, nervous system function, and metabolic health. This piece will offer an overview of what zinc is, the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of zinc, and the best form...
Ashwagandha: Definition, History, and Benefits
Introducing a natural stress reliever that has taken the alternative space by storm. Ashwagandha is an annual evergreen shrub in the nightshade family—grown in the Middle East, India, and certain parts of Africa. It has an extensive history in traditional...
Why Probiotics Are So Important to Your Health
What if you could improve your gut health, boost your immunity, and restore balance to your life? With probiotics, you may be able to do just that. Diet is arguably now more important than ever. About 25% of your immune...
Purified Silver for Health
Purified silver is used as a health remedy by millions of people around the world. Its main use is as an antibiotic, but today it is also incorporated into household products, cosmetics, and herbal remedies. Some take it internally while...
Beets – The Performance Enhancer
Beets are a jewel-red, root vegetable and sometimes referred to as beetroots. They are a powerfully potent source of nutrition that helps improve brain function and athletic performance. Beets get their color from phytonutrients called betalains, which have cancer-fighting properties,...
Vitamin D3 and Cholecalciferol
Most people have heard of Vitamin D, often called the sunshine vitamin because our bodies naturally make it from the sun. It is a necessary nutrient that helps us absorb calcium and keep our bones strong. What most of us...
Who Says I Need Iodine for Hormonal Health?
Iodine for Hormonal Health Iodine is a trace element and an important nutrient necessary for thyroid health, metabolism and brain development. The function of iodine is to help the body synthesize thyroid hormones. But our bodies cannot produce it, so...
Vitamin B12 Methylcobalamin the Better Way
Vitamin B12 If you have issues with fatigue, weakness or even less than adequate moods, you could be deficient in certain nutrients, including many of the B vitamins. In fact, Vitamin B12 can be difficult to obtain by vegans and...
Adding Super Foods to Your Daily Routine
Life Super Foods Micro Greens Superfoods are a recent classification of foods that are nutritionally dense, with many health benefits. The classification began with the holistic healing movements as companies started using the term for foods, usually micro-greens, as supplemental...
Can Beets Help Keep Me Energized?
Beets are considered a superfood, and for good reason. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients and are even considered a medicinal plant in some cultures. Beets and beet supplements are revered by athletes because they are an...
Power Your Immune System with Elderberry, Zinc and Vitamin C
Nutritional and herbal supplements have been used for centuries to ward off illness and boost the immune system. Elderberry is one such herb, as it contains a high amount vitamins, flavonoids and antioxidants that may provide relief from seasonal challenges....
Keeping Balance During the Holidays
The holidays are an exciting time when we visit family and friends, go to more parties than usual, decorate our homes and, hopefully, enjoy ourselves. And too often, holiday stress gets in the way and saps our energy and health....
How B Vitamins Can Help with Holidays
Sometimes the holiday season can be stressful and rob our bodies of important nutrients we need to maintain good health. One group of nutrients affected are the B vitamins, which can be drained by certain activities associated with the holidays,...
Finding Balance in Your Life for 2020
Researchers have found that environment is an important factor when implementing healthy habits. And changing your environment will make it much easier to stick with your health goals so you can have more time for other things. Here’s how this...
How Can Superfoods Keep Up My Immune System?
The foods we eat have a great impact on how we feel and our overall health. When we eat healthy, we feel great and if we fill up on junk foods, we become lethargic and lack motivation. But eating a...
Boosting Your Immune System
The immune system is a vast network of cells, proteins, organs and vessels situated throughout your body to protect you from pathogens and organisms compromise the immune system. Each part of this system works with the others to act as...
How to Keep Your Immune System Healthy at Any Age
Our bodies function best when we do all we can to take care of ourselves. The heart, brain and even the hormonal system all rely on healthy habits like a wholesome diet and exercise to stay in top shape, and...
Immune System Alerts: What Low Immunity Looks Like
Your immune system is your protection from pathogens that can lead to illness and disease. It is comprised of a vast network of organs, glands and vessels that work together to keep you well and healthy. With a myriad of...
What is Low Immunity and What Can I do About it?
Low immunity means your immune system, your protection against illness, is not working as well as it should. Also known as a weakened immune system, it may be a result of illness or unhealthy lifestyle factors. Some indications of low...