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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.
The Best Sports Supplements for Men
August 3 2018
You train hard, eat well, and are looking for a way to maximize your results from all that hard work. Your gym buddies have brought up sports supplements to you on many occasions. But where to begin? Pre-workout formulas? Post-workout? During a workout? Vitamins, minerals, soy protein, whey protein–what is what and why do I need it? Where do I even start?
A Case for Cruelty-Free Bath and Beauty Products
August 2 2018
Animal testing doesn't make cosmetics or skin care products safe or effective. Luckily, there is a wide range of bath and beauty options that are cruelty-free and not tested on animals.
A Guide to Kid-Friendly Bug Repellents
August 1 2018
Check out this quick guide to safely using bug repellent on children.
Apple Cider Vinegar Scalp Scrub
July 31 2018
Traditional, store-bought hair care products leave hair dull and lifeless while clogging follicles. Restore the natural luster and health of hair by using a homemade scalp scrub.
Adaptogens for Women’s Health
July 30 2018
An adaptogen is an herbal substance that helps protect a cell from damage caused by environmental and chemical stressors. Their strength and ability to protect against these stressors is due to that fact that they grow under harsh climate conditions.
Feel Better Rested with this Homemade Sleep Balm
July 27 2018
It is estimated that up to 60 million people have sleep problems. Some individuals toss and turn before finally falling asleep. Others fall asleep almost immediately but wake up long before morning. People who have trouble sleeping often find that it helps to use a sleep balm containing essential oils.
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