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Monday, December 18th, 2017

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Every essential nutrients are absolutely necessary for good health. That means 16 vitamins, 72 minerals, 12 amino acids, and 3 omegas. It is possible to get some of them from a balanced, whole food diet. This means unprocessed fresh fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, and meats. However, America’s diet lacks several very important nutrients due to all the processed foods. Because of the lacking nutrients in our dirt there are 7 common deficiencies.

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Vitamin D aka the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in your skin when  your skin comes in contact with sunlight. There are 3 groups of vitamin D:  D-1, D-2, and D-3. Your body can get vitamin D through certain foods as well. However many people supplement to ensure adequate levels of the vitamin in their diet.

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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The Holidays can be filled with lots to do and not enough time to do it in. This can create a sense of stress and fatigue. At times it can be hard to find the holiday spirit and enjoy the season. Creating the sleepless nights and the aches from standing to long over the stove. There is a way to get a little pep back in your step and to kick the aching muscles out of your holiday.

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

If you struggle to get some much needed sleep you have come to the right place. Magnesium helps many people slip more easily into slumber. However, magnesium has multiple benefits for health. In fact it plays an essential role in hundreds of chemical reactions in your body.

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

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You probably don’t realize that most multivitamin found in stores and online contain synthetic vitamins made from chemicals. Not just the off brand ones but even the name brand are full of synthetic vitamins. Multivitamins made from whole foods provide a more natural way to get your daily nutritional intake.

SYNTHETIC VITAMINS

Many multivitamin supplements contain synthetic vitamins.  What makes a Synthetic vitamins? They are synthetic chemical isolates made in a lab: they are created by humans to try and mimic the vitamin benefits that their natural equivalents – found in food – offer. However, synthetic vitamins can only provide isolated or fractionated pieces of the whole vitamin. Why? Because synthetic vitamins don’t contain the full benefit that nature intended.

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Taking a whole food all natural multivitamin and mineral supplement daily can help protect against many degenerative disorders such as heart disease and osteoporosis. It can also help with reducing the run-of-the-mill illnesses like infections, Flu and the common cold.

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Did you ever want to melt your excess weight off you fast? Have you used those artificial fat burners or blockers? Sometimes we want to reach our goals now, tempting us to take shortcuts to get there. If you are using a fat burner or blocker in order to loss weight, then it’s high time you stopped using it altogether. There are dangerous side effects  that come with using fat burner or blockers.

Monday, November 20th, 2017

A lifetime of unhealthy eating habits and little to no exercise can have a negative impact on your life. Either through seeing a doctor or reading sometime on social media or the news makes you start to think about making changes in your life.

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Every kitchen is stocked with herbs and spices. Most likely they are in a cupboard above your stove haphazardly organized and often used to create your family’s meals. What you may not know is there are many health benefits of herbs and spices. So every time you add a little loving flavor to your cooking your actually boosting your family’s health.

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

The standard week can be very hectic. Work, family, household chores and social obligations (not to mention making time to exercise, eat well and spend time with our significant) many of us seem to have a energy sucking effect on us. With our busy lives the common cold or flu can cause havoc to break lose in any household. Ironically, the best way to preserve our health and maintain our busy lifestyles is to give ourselves the time we need to slow down, treat our bodies right, and get the proper nutrition and rest we need. By eating a plenty of antioxidant-rich foods, boosting our resistance with herbs, and getting adequate sleep and relaxation, we can remain healthy, even through any season.