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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,…

Should I take a Multivitamin?

There has been much debate over the years as to whether we need a multivitamin or not. Many Americans eat what has been unfortunately coined as the Standard American Diet (SAD) which is loaded with refined, processed, pesticide-laden “foods.” Many turn to these convenience foods and fast foods due to fast-paced lives, where eating on the run has become the norm.Daily life demands and not eating a…

8 Food and Lifestyle Changes to Improve Immunity

Making healthy food and lifestyle choices on a daily basis can help boost our immune system and keep it functioning optimally. Here are some quick tips to enhance immunity:Maintain a healthy diet. Eat more fruits and vegetables, and make sure they are organic (when necessary) to avoid unwanted exposure to pesticides.Stay hydrated. Drinking water helps ensure that our blood carries plenty of oxygen…

​The Most Powerful Immune Boosting Nutrients

This is the time of year where our immune systems are more taxed than ever. This can be due to a variety of reasons which may include: colder weather and fluxing temps; food choices; and increased stress from all the holiday shopping, bills, entertaining, and travel. Not sleeping our regular hours due to all the above also adds stress to our body. Help keep your immune system in optimal shape with…