Take Care of Your Brain

Brain health begins in the womb. Providing the right nutrients throughout life is also important for your best brain.  In these studies, researchers looked at the benefits of folic acid, flavonoids, carotenoids and fish oil on brain health. Mothers’ folic acid improved cognition in children Doctors in this study followed 70 mother-child pairs from the…

Migraine Support Update

What is migraine? Unlike a common tension headache, where blood vessels contract, in migraine, doctors believe blood vessels dilate, often causing visual aura effects in addition to throbbing pain. Symptoms can last for hours and up to days, and may include extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting. Those who experience 14 or…

Get the Most from Exercise

Exercise is important to health. According to Medline.gov, some of exercise’s benefits include helping us lose weight, supporting a better mood, reducing risk of heart disease, helping us better manage blood sugar and insulin, strengthen bones and muscles, reduce the risk of some cancers, and more. In these studies, nutrients like ubiquinol, whey and curcumin…

Finding MORE This 2021

When 2020 seemed to take so much, this new year is the time to grab hold of more. Make 2021 the year you take better care of yourself and your family. Eliminate the things that suck your energy and embrace the things that bring you joy. Treat each day as the gift that it is…

Supplement Support For Your Best Fitness Experience

Fitness is important all year round, but at the beginning of each new year, we often seem to take the time to re-focus on our fitness goals. To help you keep your promise to yourself to exercise more, or more effectively, in this new year, consider information about nutrients and physical activity in the following…

Try Hygge: The Danish Art Of Coziness

The Danish word hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) lacks an English equivalent, but can be roughly translated as “coziness.” Conjuring images of snuggling around a warm fire or tucking into a hearty meal, the best explanation Helen Russell, author of The Year of Living Danishly, Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country (Icon Books, 2015) has…

Metabolism and Vitamins C and E

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a condition where excess weight leads to difficulties with glucose management, blood pressure and more. In these studies, vitamins C and E showed promise in supporting those with MetS. Vitamins C and E in metabolic syndrome New research suggests people with metabolic syndrome (MetS) may need more vitamins C and E….

Fix Secret Energy Zappers With These Tips

A day filled with good energy can lead to more productivity, less stress, and more feel-good emotions. But there are several things that can work against you. In these six videos, discover secret energy zappers and pointers for defeating them. 1. Dehydration Not drinking enough water can affect your mood and energy. And it’s important…

Zinc and Vitamin D Linked To Better COVID Outcomes

Many nutrients play key roles in immune function, including zinc and vitamin D. In these studies, each nutrient has showed some promise in helping those combatting COVID. Find out more. Zinc and hospitalizations Between March 15, 2020, and April 30, 2020, doctors measured fasting levels of zinc in 249 Covid patients admitted to a university…

Weigh In On This Weight Update

From antioxidants and greens to digestive support, these studies reveal some of the latest findings on nutrients to support your healthiest weight. Astaxanthin burned fat, improved performance In this study, 12 recreationally trained male cyclists took a placebo or 12 mg of astaxanthin per day, in two alternating seven-day phases, with a 14-day break between…

Supplements From The Sea

Vitamins, when not produced synthetically, come from things like oranges, potatoes and corn. You know, stuff that grows from the ground. Minerals come from rocks—literally, from the ground itself. But Earth is three-quarters water, so it’s natural that many nutritional ingredients come from the bounty of the waters, as well. Here are a few of…

Tips To Improve Your Mood And A Whole New Reason To Prioritize Sleep

You can tap into the power of serotonin to transform your mood, motivation levels, and overall well-being. Who couldn’t benefit from that these days? Serotonin is a feel-good hormone, known as a neurotransmitter, that helps ensure we’re motivated, have balanced moods, and feel good about life. Boosting low serotonin levels is one of the keys…