10 surprising facts about calcium and your body

You may associate calcium with your daily glass of milk or serving of yogurt to help support strong bones. However, there’s much more to this important mineral than eating your dairy and maintaining healthy bones. 1. Calcium keeps your heart ticking on time Calcium assists in muscle contraction throughout your body, including your most important…

Our Education Session With Trace Minerals

“We’re only as healthy as our soil is fertile.” This statement is how Dr. Darrin Starkey, N. D., of Trace Minerals Corporation began his in-person training of our staff this past Tuesday. Here are a few of the most important insights we gained from that education session. We’re only as healthy as our soil is…

Achieve a healthier you with better diet goals

Congratulations! You’ve decided to clean up your diet to buoy energy, banish fatigue, possibly lose a few pounds and achieve greater general health. But if your goal is simply to “eat better,” chances are you’ll fall short. Broad objectives are difficult to maintain because there is no metric of success—does “eating better” mean choosing a…

Low On Energy? Digestion Matters

If there’s anything more uncomfortable to discuss than digestive and gut-health issues, it’s the astounding numbers of Americans these issues affect. According to the National Institutes of Health, about one in five Americans suffers from digestive diseases, including GERD- style heartburn (65 million prescriptions per year), constipation (63 million cases), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (15 million…

Deep Dive Into Successful Dieting

Research has shown that restrictive diets don’t lead to long-term healthy weight. While this may, in part, be because reducing food intake is not sustainable over the long term, unresolved unhealthy relationships with food may also be involved. For example, subconscious childhood messages to “clean our plates” of food we didn’t put there and enforced…