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​Getting a Healthy Start with DHA

We cannot overstate the importance of getting the right nutrition during pregnancy and early childhood. A diet that has the right balance of key nutrients will contain a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes, as well as seafood, lean meat, and dairy products. Unfortunately, in the busy world of today’s moms, convenience foods and simple meals sometimes rep…

Nutrient-Packed Purees for Babies

Every parent wants to get their child off to a positive start to help them grow strong and healthy. Health begins with nutritious foods. So, let’s explore various ways you can work nutritious foods into purees for your little one. Steamed spinach is high in fiber, which can aid in digestion. It’s also rich in folate and niacin, which benefits brain development. Spinach also includes vit…

Important Postnatal Supplements for New Moms

Motherhood is one of life’s most awe inspiring and beautiful experiences. But it also makes great demands on our energy and depletes important nutrients. Caring for and nursing a newborn, recovering from the final weeks of pregnancy, and the birth itself are all very physically and emotionally taxing. Moms who have just given birth need good nutrition to support healing and recovery. Cert…

​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…