Undercover Antioxidants

Undercover Antioxidants

You have likely heard the word “antioxidant” plenty of times, usually in reference to a light-harvesting plant-pigment (like beta-carotene) or a familiar micronutrient (like vitamin C). But when you think of antioxidants, do you think of the omega-3 fatty acids found...
NUTREINCE updates are here!

NUTREINCE updates are here!

nutreince is back! from calton nutrition on Vimeo. We are super excited to tell you about all the changes coming soon to nutreince. While we have always loved our multivitamin, nutreince, we have been listening to your feedback for 6 years now, and this past year we...
Synthetic Supplements Exposed!

Synthetic Supplements Exposed!

In the first part of this two part series we focused on the misleading marketing surrounding the booming whole food supplement market and revealed the fact that many (if not all) of these “whole food” supplements actually contain synthetic and synthetically produced...
Put Your Fish Oil to This at Home Test

Put Your Fish Oil to This at Home Test

Did you know that you can and should test your omega-3 capsules at home to determine the form and quality of the oil inside? This is extremely important because while the triglyceride form of omega-3 has been shown to be beneficial at improving heart health,...
Get Up to Date on Glyphosate

Get Up to Date on Glyphosate

When we talk and write about the value of choosing organic produce, we mean it. That is because we all live in a toxic soup of chemicals, and the majority of our toxic exposures come from the food we eat. The organic standards put sharp limits on chemicals farmers can...
Does Your Vitamin K2 Supplement Deliver What It Claims?

Does Your Vitamin K2 Supplement Deliver What It Claims?

In a recent post on vitamin K we explored its benefits, the potential dangers of deficiency, and its different forms. In this blog we are going to dig a little deeper into vitamin K2 and help you to determine if the K2 supplement you are taking is actually delivering...
Vitamin K: Bones, Blood, and Bacteria

Vitamin K: Bones, Blood, and Bacteria

In 1929 Henrik Dam, a Danish scientist, observed that chickens feed a cholesterol-depleted diet developed hemorrhages and started bleeding. When these conditions could not be reversed with the addition of pure cholesterol in the chickens diet, it was surmised that an...
Vitamin E – Your Inner Armor

Vitamin E – Your Inner Armor

Ever wonder why most skin care products have vitamin E near the end of the ingredient list? To keep the precious fats within from going rancid! This amazing antioxidant plays a critical role in protecting fats from free-radical damage by light, heat, oxygen, and more,...