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Trust Your Gut - Support Your Microbiome for Overall Wellness

- 4/27/2023 9:33:29 AM

Trust Your Gut. A familiar saying with a double meaning. We've all "trusted our gut" in certain situation when we don't have all the information or can't logically explain our choices. That saying also has a literal meaning...

Your digestive system, or gut, is essential for your survival, as it is responsible for providing the body with the nutrients it needs to function properly. Without a functioning digestive system, your body wouldn't be able to absorb the nutrients it needs to maintain health and vitality. This complex network of organs and tissues knows what it's doing!

Learn more about steps you can take to help keep your gut microbiome healthy and balanced.


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Allergies Are Nothing to Sneeze At

- 3/15/2023 12:17:05 PM

One minute you're breathing easy, the next you're sneezing up a storm, your nose is running like a faucet and your eyes are itching like crazy.

But, there's hope...and ways to combat those pesky allergens that seem to lurk around every corner.
Whether it's tree pollen in the spring, or ragweed in the fall, there are things you can do to lessen your exposure and lessen your symptoms. You can start by avoiding triggers as much as possible - stay indoors during peak pollen times, keep your windows closed, and invest in a good air filter. There are also a number of supplements and homeopathic formulas that can help with sinus allergy relief.

Find out more about steps you can take to minimize the impact of spring allergies.


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From A to Zinc: Millennials' Top Vitamin Picks

- 2/28/2023 11:29:43 AM

Did you know that the use of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements is on the rise?

According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition's 2021 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, 76% of U.S. adults reported taking dietary supplements, up from 65% in 2009. There is an increasing interest in health and wellness among consumers, including a desire to use natural and alternative approaches to maintain or improve health.  And, interestingly, the use of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements is on the rise among millennials.


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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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