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Non-GMO simply refers to organisms that have not been genetically modified in any way. In the U.S., more than half of the soybean crops are genetically modified, along with a large percentage of corn and cotton. They have been since the late 90s when farmers started using GMOs in food crops.
Winter Skin Care Tips
December 27 2017
Dry skin and hair are common problems when the weather gets colder. Many people produce less sebum (oil) to naturally lubricate their skin as the air gets cooler and drier. Other contributing factors include less vitamin D from sun exposure and irritation from cold wind in the face. Indoors, the air gets drier as the heat comes on, and a closed-up home can lead to mold and toxin exposure, both of which can contribute to skin problems.
Homemade Cinnamon Mouthwash for Bad Breath
February 13 2018
Banish bad breath with a homemade mouthwash.
Vitamin D is necessary for health and disease prevention
August 16 2017
If there is one vitamin in the world that can help optimize a person’s health and well-being, it’s vitamin D (also known as vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol). Traditionally, vitamin D deficiency was associated with the bone disease rickets, but since the disease is now rare, many assume vitamin D deficiencies do not exist. Nothing could be farther from the truth!
Frequently Asked Questions - Pancreatic Enzymes
August 7 2017
Enzyme preparations are one of the most useful nutritional supplements available. Enzymes are molecules that speed up chemical reactions – they either help build new molecules or they split the bonds that join molecules together to break them into smaller units. In the case of enzyme products, most often they contain digestive enzymes derived from hog pancreas (pancreatin), fungal, or plant sources. These enzymes function very similar to the way the digestive enzymes secreted by the human pancreas function.
L-Carnosine: An Underutilized Dietary Supplement
October 13 2017
Carnosine is a naturally occurring molecule composed of two amino acids, histidine and alanine. As a dietary supplement, it has been available for years. However, it is not nearly as popular as it should be based on the existing science. Carnosine functions in “excitable” tissues, such as muscle and nerve tissue, and reaches high concentrations in skeletal muscle. In these tissues it is critically important in maintaining the proper pH and electrical charge.
Healthy Holiday Chocolate Desserts
November 28 2017
Making healthy choices doesn’t have to mean giving up all delicious desserts. Desserts made with healthy ingredients can be a great way to satisfy a sweet tooth while nourishing the body.
Dairy-Free Superfood Lattes: Alternatives to Coffee
August 13 2018
A latte is simply coffee with milk. Lattes have twice the caffeine as a traditional coffee. Most people drink lattes for the extra boost in the morning that a regular cup of coffee cannot provide. An individual who doesn’t want to drink milk or can’t drink milk often stays away from lattes. However, lattes can be made dairy-free. Dairy-free means substituting products that don’t include milk, such as coconut or rice.
Oral Health Alternatives
August 10 2018
Every product imaginable seems to be getting a clean upgrade these days. From beauty products to cleaning agents, consumers’ desire for alternative and organic ingredients is here to stay.
Summertime Breeze Body Oil
August 9 2018
Body oils are common in many households all over the world.
The Best Supplements and Food for a Cardiovascular Workout
August 8 2018
When done right, cardiovascular workouts provide you with numerous benefits. Cardio increases blood circulation and metabolism, strengthens your lungs and heart, improves your overall fitness level, and more. As it turns out, cardio is good all-around!
Homemade Oat Milk Recipe + Benefits
August 7 2018
Many people are on the lookout for an alternative to dairy milk without the fuss and expense. Oat milk is just the thing! All it takes is a couple of ingredients and 10 minutes for healthy, delicious, easy-to-make oat milk. Check out the recipe and enjoy the benefits!
Arthritis Pain, Turmeric and Boswellia
August 6 2018
Arthritis is a condition that has affected humans since the beginning of time. Symptoms usually start as early as age 40 for those afflicted and progress as we age.
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