Quercetin is a lipid-soluble, natural antioxidant. It is classed as a bioflavonoid, which is a type of plant pigment largely responsible for the bright colours of many fruits and vegetables. These bioflavonoids were once referred to as vitamin P because of their presence in paprika, and due to the fact that they have vitamin-like properties. […]
Just about everyone has some kind of health problem to solve. Nutritional therapy is proving to be a safe and effective solution to many of our most common and debilitating health problems. While getting all the daily nutritional factors we need is one thing, absorbing them well is another matter altogether. Liquid & Ionic Solutions […]
Despite decades of research on the cardiovascular and cognitive benefits of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, most consumers have only recently become aware of the benefits of omega-3 supplementation.
As the consumption of fish and fish oil for its omega-3 intake has increased, consumers have also learned about potential safety concerns related to fish. Fish, […]
It’s time to make a commitment to green cleaning and here’s why— to prevent harmful chemicals from contaminating your home and family, and from going down the drain. Spend less on cleaning products, simplify your choices and have less of a negative impact on the environment.
Ingredients in conventional cleaners are far from “clean,” they often […]
Mind & Body Connection
Tuning in to our mind-body connection becomes important in building a self-care practice. This can help us better manage stress – the main culprit of illness.
A normal stress response involves an interconnected relationship between our brain and nervous system. It’s a complex orchestration of signaling and releasing hormones (like cortisol, adrenaline […]
There’s lots of ways to boost your immune system this cold and flu season! Let’s dive right in!
Reduce Sugar and Increase Antioxidant-Rich Foods
Your immune system requires specific nutrients to function optimally. You can create a healthy foundation with a diet high in antioxidants and low in both refined sugar and artificial sweeteners. Boost […]
Sickness can strike at the worst time, which can lead to missing those important life events such as; recitals, travel plans, work, and well…life. The prevalence of chronic stress, engagement in strenuous exercise and poor diet can all play a role in the frequency and severity of upper respiratory tract infections. It’s no secret that […]
As summer comes to an end, kids across the country are loading up their backpacks with fresh supplies and heading back to school—but new notebooks and No. 2 pencils aren’t the only things they need for a successful school year. Good nutritional habits go a long way toward giving kids a healthy head start! Fresh […]
Sneezing, itchy eyes, and runny nose are common symptoms that seasonal allergy sufferers experience this time of year.
Since there is no cure for allergies, most healthcare professionals recommend avoiding known allergens to reduce symptoms. The problem is that it’s almost impossible to avoid tree, grass and ragweed pollen.
Pollen is virtually everywhere.
The type of pollen that […]