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Let's Talk Detox

- 12/27/2022 6:26:35 PM

Many people choose to follow a detoxification program, particularly regarding health and wellness, when the New Year begins. Practiced for centuries by cultures around the world, detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out.

The organs and systems in your body work together 24/7 to maintain the balance of chemicals and substances in the body and support overall health. It’s important to support your body's natural detoxification processes by eating a healthy diet, staying hydrated, and getting regular exercise. Adding in all-natural herbal, nutritional, and vitamin supplements that support detoxification and cellular helps support your body.

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It's Always Time for Vitamin C

- 11/25/2022 11:29:40 AM

We require Vitamin C to help with many processes in our bodies. We, unlike most animals, don't produce Vitamin C in our bodies That means it's an essential dietary or dietary supplement component.

Vitamin C is probably best known for its immune system support. Vitamin C has an immune-boosting effect that can help the body fight off illnesses, such as the common cold. That’s because Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that helps neutralize potentially harmful organisms and enhances the immune  system. It also helps promote healthy teeth and gums, aids in the absorption of iron, helps wound healing, and strengthens blood vessel walls. In addition, it also helps make several hormones and chemical messengers used in the brain and nerves.

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The Sunshine Vitamin

- 9/28/2022 11:16:33 AM

Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because it’s made in your skin when exposed to sunlight.  Vitamin D is a nutrient your body needs for building and maintaining healthy bones. That's because your body can only absorb calcium, the primary component of bone, when vitamin D is present.

Vitamin D is considered to be absolutely essential for good health.

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A Vitamin with a Vision

- 8/22/2022 2:47:53 PM

You get much more than an A for effort with Vitamin A. It’s so essential for your health as it’s involved in many functions in our bodies including cell growth, immune function, fetal development, and surface tissue maintenance. Vitamin A also plays an extremely important role in vision and eye health.

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in many foods, both plant and animal. That means that those fat-soluble vitamins are stored in your body tissue for later use. The other fat-soluble vitamins are Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K. 

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To B or Not to B? Vitamin B is the Answer!

- 7/21/2022 12:00:13 PM

To be or not to be is usually the question. We’re changing that up a bit to ask this question – To B or not to B? And, of course our answer is to B….Vitamin B, that is.

What do you know about Vitamin B? Biotin or Vitamin B7, Folic Acid or Vitamin B9, Vitamin B12 or Cobalamin are members of the B family that we often hear about. Actually, there are 8 vitamins in the B family. They’re all water-soluble vitamins that are a group of eight essential nutrients that play roles in many of our organs and bodily systems. Although they can work together in the body, they also each have their own unique functions.

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Summer Tips for Taking Care of Your Skin

- 6/29/2022 9:35:42 PM

Summer is really and truly here! School’s out, graduations and promotions have finished, and summer trips, near and far, are already happening. Add in outings to the pool, beach, tennis courts, golf course, and playing outdoor sports, and you’ve got a wonderful opportunity to spend time outside.

In addition to all the fun parts we’ve got other things that may occur that may not be so enjoyable. Those might include bug bites and stings, minor injuries or overexertion, poison plants, heat rash, and sunburn. Very often it’s our skin that’s affected by these unwelcome occurrences.

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