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  • Why Hemp Seeds Should Be in Your Diet

    Maggie Park Like blueberries and green tea, hemp seeds are considered one of the "super foods." Yet most people have never heard of eating hemp see...
  • The Truth about Probiotics

    An Introduction to Probiotics The adult gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is comprised of approximately 6.5m of convoluted tube that is divided into an ...
  • History of the Arctic Cod

    We at Nordic Naturals would like to take you on a tour to the long history of Arctic cod fishing all the way to the present day and the production...
  • Fisher Wallace Device – How it Works – Usage Instructions

    Our portable medical device is called the Fisher Wallace stimulator ...because it delivers a general electrical pulse that stimulates the brain to produce serotonin and other neuro-chemicals required for healthy mood and sleep.... In this video, I'll show you how to use the device to treat depression, insomnia, and anxiety...
  • EpiCor Fermentate: Proven Immune Strength

    EpiCor is one of those great discoveries stumbled upon by happenstance. In 2004, company executives from a leading animal nutrition manufacturer, D...
  • Vitamix Blender Models Compared: Vitamix Aspire vs 5200 TNC and CIA Models

    The information below details the major differences between the various full-size countertop Vitamix models with variable speeds that were first released for home use in Canada in 2013.... All these models were designed to create smoothies, soups, frozen desserts, and more, and can chop, grind, whip, blend, heat, stir, and purée...
  • 5 Super Food Seeds That You Should Be Eating

    There are some foods available that contain substantially more vitamins and minerals than most other foods. These foods are sometimes referred to as "super foods". Super foods include everything from vegetables and fruits to nuts and seeds. The following are five super food seeds known that are incredibly beneficial to your body...
  • Exploring the Health Benefits of Hydroxycitric Acid

    B.E. Conrad There are many health supplements on the market today, but one of the most promising goes by the simple initials HCA. Those initials st...
  • Humidification Facts: Did You Know?

    Medical experts recommend a relative air humidity between 40%-60%. At these levels our senses tell us the air in the room is ideally humidified. This humidity level also is ideal for our health, for the animals and plants in the room, for furniture, musical instruments and much more...
  • Vitamix: What You Can Make

    You can make delicious juices in your Vitamix with whole fruits and vegetables, and they're actually more nutritious because you're getting the maximum nutritional value as well as all that healthy fibre. There's also no waste, and clean up's a lot easier too...
  • 13 Health Benefits of Asparagus

    Asparagus is often advertised as being a very healthy food, but the reasons why it is thought to be so good for you are often left rather mysterious. Read on to find out how eating more asparagus might be able to dramatically improve your quality of life in some surprising and important ways...
  • 8 Foods That Are Great for Your Skin

    If you moisturize regularly, stay out of the sun and avoid products with harmful chemicals, you probably think you’re doing all you can to keep your skin healthy. However, if you still find yourself battling dull, dry or oily skin, there’s still one thing left for you to try: changing your diet...
  • Eating Disorders and Recovery

    The term “eating disorder” includes rumination syndrome, selective eating disorder, and compulsive overeating. The two most common eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa, the diagnostic criteria of which are strikingly similar...
  • How to Treat Gout Naturally: 6 Alternative Remedies

    Seth Cleverley Gout is a very painful form of arthritis that is caused when a build-up up of uric acid is deposited in your body tissue. Sharp mono...
  • Foods and Supplements to Cleanse the Colon Naturally

    People who suffer with symptoms, such as constipation, bloating, backache, headache, fatigue or a bloated abdomen can benefit from eating foods that flush the toxins from their body that cause these discomforts. These symptoms only get worse, until something is done to rid the gastrointestinal tract of any built up wastes and toxins...
  • Without Water, Life As We Know It Cannot Exist

    We lose about two quarts per day through perspiration, urination and respiration....Mild dehydration, which increases with age due to declining kidney function, hormonal changes, and a loss of our sense of thirst can impair alertness, concentration and cognitive function...
  • Serrapeptase Dosage

    Lately we've been getting a great deal of inquiries asking for additional information on one of our most popular products, Serrapeptase. Here is some additional information as provided by the manufacturer...
  • Niacin: Why Take B3?

    B3 niacin has a particularly important role in that it assists in ridding the body of harmful or toxic chemicals. It also helps the body produce, within the adrenal glands, several different sex and stress related hormones. B3 niacin also has very beneficial effects on improving circulation, as it can assist in the reduction of high cholesterol levels...
  • Choline – Do You Need it in Your Diet?

    Choline is an essential nutrient your body needs in order to keep cell membranes healthy and to help process brain chemicals used in memory. Although your body can make some choline on its own, you still need to get more from your diet. A choline deficiency can actually be dangerous and lead to variety of potentially serious health problems.
  • Natural Sleep Formulas Compared

    Vitamin B6, GABA, L-Theanine, Lemon Balm and Hops are synergistic ingredients in the Pure Encapsulations Best Rest Formula, making this the most complete formula available. I also recommend Zenbev, a clinically proven sleep formula that contains a natural source of L-Tryptophan...
  • White Tea: The Amazing Health Benefits

    White tea appears to have both antibacterial and antiviral properties. Studies have shown that an extract of white tea not only can prevent the growth of some bacteria and viruses, it also may increase the ability of the immune system to fight off viral and bacterial infections...
  • Lemons and Limes – Twelve Surprising Nutritional Benefits

    They are delicious, refreshing fruits that taste great in water or when added to certain dishes. As it turns out, they are also great for your body! Here are twelve different ways in which eating lemons and limes might improve and extend your life...
  • Get a Good Night's Sleep – 5 Simple and Natural Ways

    Whether you can't fall asleep when you go to bed or regularly wake up in the middle of the night, several dietary and herbal supplements can be effective sleep aids. Also, sleep-promoting habits can arm you in the fight against insomnia...
  • Fish Oil or Flax Oil – Know Your Omega-3 Facts

    Flax oil is the most significant botanical source of omega-3 fatty acids, containing around 56% ALA per unit of volume in the oil pressed from the seeds. Derived from a plant, flax oil is considered the ideal choice for vegetarians or those on restricted diets...
  • Vitamins and Minerals for Vision Health

    The thought of losing one's vision can be frightening, as vision loss most commonly occurs as a person ages. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States and occurs in people 55 and over. There are steps people can take to keep their eyes healthy and reduce the risk of vision loss.
  • Nutritional Supplementation Program Based on Triage Theory of Aging

    To prevent the diseases of aging (cancer, cardiovascular disease, dementia and immune system dysfunction) Bruce Ames, PhD, has proven that there are about 40 essential nutrients required daily for optimum health, and that any single nutrient missing from the diet results in DNA and chromosomal damage...
  • Nutritional Supplements That Will Boost Your Brain Power

    Anne Radcliff Brain fog and memory loss are frustrating experiences that can cause serious problems in your life. The inability to think clearly, r...
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