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​Tips for Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

Many of us spend the holidays going from one party to the next, enjoying the company of friends and family at restaurants or their homes. While it’s fun, it can also be exhausting. This can lead to fatigue and can also expose us to a lot of germs. The best defense is a good offense. Let’s look at some tips that can keep us going strong and healthy during the holiday season. HAND SANITIZER…

Healthy Nutrition Habits for Breast Cancer Survivors

Show your colors, and wear PINK! The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are many benefits to be found from using proper nutrition and supplementation, and making lifestyle changes. All of these are advantageous for prevention and for those who are surviving and thriving after a diagnosis.First off, let’s look at diet. The Mediterranean Diet has long been touted as an…

Top Kids' Supplements for Back to School

Many of today's adolescents and teens fall short on important nutrients because of fast food availability, vending machine accessibility, low nutrient quality in soil, and more. Some call them the "overfed, undernourished generation." For children not getting the recommended daily intake of vitamins and minerals through diet alone, supplementation may be a great option for supporting bone, brain,…

The Most Important Nutrients for Brain Health

No matter what our age is, we all can benefit from some extra brain support. Whether we want to support mental clarity, mood health, or focus, certain foods and brain exercises can help, but it’s still a good idea (especially as we get older) to add supplements that promote healthy brain function. Some of the best options include the omega-3s EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaeno…

Antioxidants That Help Boost Eye Health

We typically don’t think about our eye health until we begin having problems with it. What we should be doing is supporting our eyes along the way with the right nutrients they need to keep them working and focusing properly. Various nutrients such as: carotenoids (like lutein and zeaxanthin), beta carotene, vitamin C with citrus bioflavonoids, bilberry, NAC (N-acetyl cysteine), and minerals (like…

10 Supplements for Your Heart

The average heart can pump 2,000 gallons of blood each day throughout the body. It beats 100,000 times a day, and during an average lifetime, it will beat more than three billion times. Even at rest, the heart works twice as hard as the leg muscles of a sprinter. Maintaining a healthy heart throughout our lifetime is critical. Here are some of the most beneficial nutritional supplements for s…