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​Supporting Mood Health During Pregnancy

Having a baby is one of “life’s greatest miracles,” but pregnancy can place high demands on a woman’s overall physical and mental well-being. Throughout pregnancy hormones rapidly change, and this can impact mom’s mood. Some women struggle with depression during pregnancy, and some suffer with postpartum depression after childbirth. It’s important for both mom and baby that mom eats as…

8 Tips for Living a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

There is nothing more fundamental to our well-being than a healthy heart. The hear beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime, pushing millions of gallons of blood to every part of our body carrying oxygen, hormones, vitamins, minerals, fuel, essential cells, and other compounds that are vital for keeping us alive. There are steps we can take every day to support our heart health…

​The Many Heart Health Benefits of CoQ10

CoQ10 is a compound found in almost every cell in our body. Its presence everywhere explains its chemical name "ubiquinone," derived from ubiquitous. CoQ10 is a coenzyme, meaning it helps enzymes work more efficiently. Enzymes are agents that cause things to happen in our cells. Among the most important effects of CoQ10 is the role it plays in energy production. This takes place in organe…

​Easy Ways to Add Omega-3s to a Meal or Snack

Incorporating omega-3s into our diet can be a challenge, especially for those who don't like to take soft gels or capsules, since many fish oil supplements can be larger in size. Fortunately, there are easy ways to add omega-3 liquids to our favorite meals and snacks.  Olive Your Heart® omega-3 olive oil comes in basil, lemon, garlic, or natural flavor and delivers 1,480 mg of omega-3s i…

​12 Tips for a Healthy, Strong Heart

February is National Heart Month so let’s give ourselves some love and focus on protecting that magnificent heart of ours. Sadly, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the US for both men and women. The term “heart disease” encompasses coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, arrhythmias, angina, myocardial infarction, and others. It’s complex a…

A Spotlight on Vitamin D and its Many Forms

Vitamin D3 is a superstar immune-boosting nutrient linked to many health benefits. It’s a vitamin we can get through food and also a hormone our body makes from the sun. But despite the multiple ways of getting vitamin D, many of us are still deficient due to changing seasons, sunscreen, skin tone, age, and sun protection. Carlson makes it easy to get our daily dose of vitamin D with stren…