Magnesium – Why is it so tough to get enough?

A deficiency of this multi-tasking mineral can become problematic since it plays a critical role in more than 800 biochemical reactions in the body. Hundreds of your body’s chemical processes fall apart without magnesium. When we say our entire body needs magnesium, that’s not an exaggeration.

When we pull back from the microscope and start to […]

Going beyond the sparkle – how Silver actually heals

Silver has been effectively used for thousands of years for its natural immune-supporting and medicinal properties.  Common “colloidal” or ionic silvers contain positively charged silver ions that interact in the body by stripping electrons away from bacterial walls, essentially killing them. However, they are limited in their effectiveness, in and on the body(1).

In contrast, Silver […]

Don’t suffer through joint pain

Just because your knee hurts does not mean you have to stop doing the activities you love. Whether you love to do the jive, pound down the trail or hang out in a downward dog, let’s find a way to keep moving!

Curcumin is one of many nutrients that may help with inflammation in the knee. […]

Navigating your microbiome – our gut universe

Probiotics are beneficial microbes that offer multiple health benefit to humans. They are often taken as dietary supplements, and in fermented and cultured foods to help make our digestion run smoothly. Probiotics are in and on us, in what we refer to as our microbiome. They are in the forest air, the dirt at the […]

Stressed out? Magnesium may help!

Phew! Man, what a day? While you were feeling stressed out you may have sought out comfort and energy in a cup of coffee and a buttery baked good. According to research you may be better off reaching for a handful of nuts or a salad that is rich in magnesium. Okay, agreed – these […]

Fish oils deliver an ocean of health benefits

Over the past couple of decades, omega-3 fatty acids have gained popularity as a natural health supplement to support men’s health. Well known for cardioprotective properties, the fatty acids EPA and DHA (eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid) from fish oil deliver several health benefits.

There’s no denying the research that supports the use of omega-3’s for […]

The adrenals: your personalized battery pack

The two walnut-size glands that sit just above each kidney are the unsung heroes of the human body.  Our adrenal glands work as batteries to energize our body.  Although they secrete adrenaline and other hormones that play a number of essential physiological processes in our body, they are most commonly associated with their ability to […]

Concentrated organic beets for a quick and healthy boost

Are you missing out on one of the world’s most nutritious vegetables? Many people have been avoiding beets since childhood or have never even tried this highly beneficial food. Beets provide many types of antioxidants and are high in dietary nitrates, which play a positive role in health. Nitrates are first broken down by saliva […]

Supreme, natural cough relief

With the modern overuse of antibiotic pharmaceuticals and antibacterial cleaners, the harmful pathogens that we are exposed to today are becoming more aggressive and resistant. At the same time, our own immune systems have become more vulnerable to these pathogens. Thankfully, nature has provided us with safe and effective tools to help us combat such […]

Men’s Changing Nutrient Needs

When choosing a multi, it’s important to remember that men have different micronutrient requirements than women. For example, women need additional iron during their reproductive years, while men require more zinc for reproductive health: Zinc is essential for hormonal balance, prostate function, synthesis of testosterone and the normal production and function of sperm. But did […]