Immunity is on everyone’s mind these days. While it’s absolutely important to support our body’s immune system from the inside out, it’s also an important time to think about our overall wellness. The roots of ‘wellness’ date back to ancient India, China, Greece & Rome. But today, wellness has gone mainstream, and many of us […]
Consideration for the environment is something we all need to take seriously. The new wave of suppliers’ supplement bottles should use post-consumer recycled plastic. Considering a more environmentally friendly approach to product design will divert a lot of waste from landfills! It’s a small change with huge benefits.
With so many health options on the market, […]
Collagen is HOT these days! With people singing its praises for promoting plump, youthful skin and strong joints, this protein powerhouse is really helping people feel and look their best. However, even with its soaring popularity, collagen is a relatively new player in the supplement field. Here are answers to the top eight questions about […]
Herbal medicine can help our bodies and minds as we move through life, and may encourage us to age more gracefully.
The aging process is, of course, natural and inevitable. It is an accumulation of lessons learned and life lived, but with so many experiences available to us many people seek to slow down the aging […]
Very few nutrients have been studied as thoroughly as omega-3 fatty acids. Essential fatty acids (EFAs) including omega-3 are needed for many reactions in the body, and are crucial for brain, bone, joint, and cardiovascular health. EFA’s have also been extensively researched in areas including depression, anxiety, anti-aging and degenerative diseases. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and […]
Our overall wellness is a direct expression of the health of our cells. When our cells are damaged or begin to age, their membranes start to break down. As this happens, compounds that are contained within the cell walls are released into the cellular matrix. Substances such as histamine can increase inflammation and in turn […]
As our bodies age, it’s not uncommon to feel stiffness in our joints, along with a few extra aches and pains. However, those aches and pains can also be an early sign of arthritis. Over 100 different types of diseases are characterized as some form of arthritis by inflammation in the joints and other areas […]
Winter can be harsh on your skin, hair and nails. Wind, cold, and dryness can all affect how you look and feel. If you want to improve your appearance in the winter and beyond, then you should know about 3 proteins; collagen, elastin, and keratin. These three structural proteins are so vital to the way […]
When it comes to health benefits, some minerals get more attention than the others. Calcium and iron both get a great deal of focus in the health media; calcium is well-known for its role in healthy bones and iron for preventing low iron levels and anemia. But what about magnesium? Is magnesium also a critical […]
Inflammation is behind many of today’s most dangerous health conditions – learn how curcumin can help put out the fire.
Inflammation is the body’s natural defense against injuries and invading pathogens. The body uses a combination of heightened body temperature, free radicals, proteins and powerful macrophage cells to attack internal dangers and promote healing. And now […]