SOS: Save Our Soils!

SOS: Save Our Soils!

We rely on nutrition from your food to keep you healthy and in turn our food relies on nutrition from soil to keep it healthy. But what happens when the soil your food is growing in is sick, when that nutrition just isn’t there? Put simply: sick soil equals sick...
5 Potential Problems with Your Multivitamin

5 Potential Problems with Your Multivitamin

“That’s a bedpan pill.” The other day we were speaking to a dietitian colleague of ours when she pointed out a pivotal moment in her thinking about multivitamins. “The nurse was very clear- ‘Centrum is a bedpan pill.’” She told us that a nurse friend told her that...
7 Micronutrients for GREAT SEX!

7 Micronutrients for GREAT SEX!

We want to talk about something serious in this blog, something we think is extremely important — SEX! With Valentine’s Day here, we don’t want there to be any excuses in the bedroom.  We don’t want to hear that you are too tired, have a headache or that you aren’t in...
Omega-3s for Healthy Blood Pressure

Omega-3s for Healthy Blood Pressure

Over half of the United States has elevated blood pressure.[1] It’s true…which means that chances are high that you or someone you love has been told by a physician to lower their blood pressure. Perhaps medication was even prescribed. Well, we have some great news...
Power Up! Fortitude in Flu Season

Power Up! Fortitude in Flu Season

Winter has come, and with it- cold and flu season. But what most people don’t know is that cold and flu season is not brought about by the temperature outside, but instead by micronutrient deficiencies caused by, among other things, increased holiday sugar intake and...
Focus on Folate (Vitamin B9)

Focus on Folate (Vitamin B9)

Spina bifida is a harmless sounding name for a very harmful birth defect. During embryological development, your brain and spine form from a neural tube. This tube unfolds to become the spinal column, then fuses up the middle, like zipping up a jacket. But what if...
Bring the Buzz with Biotin

Bring the Buzz with Biotin

Need thicker, stronger nails and shiny, lustrous hair? Look no further than biotin! . . . or at least that’s what many beauty product and supplement headlines would have you believe! As usual, we are here to help you understand what the science says: yes, sufficient...
3 Ways Protein Powers Your Digestion

3 Ways Protein Powers Your Digestion

Digestive support can be really complicated, often involving words such as- Probiotics. Digestive Enzymes. Gluten sensitivity. Lactose intolerance. Crohn’s disease. Irritable Bowel. Activated Charcoal. Aloe. Ginger. Hydrochloric Acid. Colonoscopy. Fiber. Prebiotics....
Queue up that Quercetin!

Queue up that Quercetin!

You have likely heard the adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Apples are amazing for many nutritional reasons- and in particular have been noted to support heart health with their high antioxidant content. But apples contain an important antioxidant that...