Triclosan: An Anti-Bone Ingredient

Triclosan: An Anti-Bone Ingredient

We cannot overstate the importance of protecting your bone health with a wide range of scientifically-backed diet and lifestyle choices. Today we bring you a critical new study exposing the bad bone news behind triclosan, an antibiotic agent and hormone-disrupting...
Micronutrient Sufficiency Supports Your Summer Slim Down

Micronutrient Sufficiency Supports Your Summer Slim Down

The great summer slim-down season is upon us! We hope you are revving up, getting out, enjoying your local farmer’s markets, and basking in the vitamin D-inducing sun. Whatever your summer plans, if you are anything like us, we know a bathing suit is likely part of...
Plastic Particles – Bottled at the Source!

Plastic Particles – Bottled at the Source!

You are what you eat; you are also what you breathe, drink, and touch.   If you are reading this in the United States, take heed: 3 in 4 Americans test positive for trace amounts of phthalates in their urine, and 9 of 10 have detectable levels of BPA (bisphenol A) in...
The Pudgy Perils of Ultra-Processed Foods

The Pudgy Perils of Ultra-Processed Foods

You may not have needed the United States government to publish a study to tell you that you will gain weight if you eat a diet loaded with processed convenience foods. You have likely read, heard, or intuited that consuming a whole-food diet has many short and long...
Love Your Thyroid With Iodine!

Love Your Thyroid With Iodine!

Learn to love your thyroid gland- a metabolic maestro that regulates growth and metabolism. Your thyroid must be working properly for you to maintain a healthy weight. One of the most important micronutrients to nourish your thyroid- and with it, healthy energy...
How To Choose The Healthiest Sunscreen

How To Choose The Healthiest Sunscreen

With summer just around the corner we know that you will be spending more time outside exposed to the sun’s warming rays. And until now, you have likely been conditioned to believe that it’s essential you lather up underneath gobs of sunscreen to keep you from burning...
It’s Time for Spring Cleaning.

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning.

We all want to come home to a clean, bacteria-free home that smells like a cool spring breeze. But, the more we learn about household cleaners the scarier they can be. It is time to learn about natural yet effective home cleaning tools that can save you time and money...
Super-Kraut!

Super-Kraut!

You have likely heard about early sailors riddled with scurvy, also known as vitamin C deficiency- teeth falling out, blackened gums, skin lesions, frequent infections, brittle bones- if so you may have also heard that future sailors were able to avoid this disease by...
Let’s Think about Zinc!

Let’s Think about Zinc!

Zinc may not be one of the mighty micronutrients most people know a lot about. Perhaps you have seen or taken those zinc-containing cold lozenge at the drugstore in an attempt to boost your immune system? Some micronutrients can make a huge impact on our immune...
Collagen vs Whey: Let’s Talk about Protein Powder

Collagen vs Whey: Let’s Talk about Protein Powder

Let’s be honest – a lot of us live extremely busy lives. And because of this many of us have become pretty attached to our kitchen blenders, to quickly create those super convenient protein-based meal replacement shakes and smoothies that our busy lives demand....