Adaptogens and You

Can Adaptogens Help you keep your New Year Resolution? There are all kinds of theories, facts, and blame as to why we gain weight, retain water, or why we can’t lose excess weight. We eat too much, we eat from stress, we eat the wrong foods, we’re addicted to food, no time to plan our food … [Read more...]

Folate Prevents Birth Defects

Folate Deficiencies Are Linked with Birth Defects Folate is an essential nutrient that is lacking in the diets of many women in their child-bearing years.  During pregnancy, the body’s need for folate increases by about 50% (for a recommended intake of 600mcg), and during this critical time many … [Read more...]

Babies, Eczema and Bacteria

Infant Development of Eczema Associated With Low Exposure to Bacteria Many new parents strive to provide the cleanest environments possible for their new babies in order to protect their health. While initially this seems wise, a new study has shown that children who are exposed to bacteria … [Read more...]

Senators Call on FDA to Re-write NDI Draft Guidance

So Very Important to Save Our Supplements Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Tom Harkin (D-IA), who authored the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) in 1994, have recently contacted the FDA opposing its NDI draft guidance.  The FDA’s New Dietary Ingredients (NDI) draft guidance … [Read more...]

Hawthorn and Beetroot May Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Hawthorn and Beetroot May Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is a serious health condition that affects the heart and blood vessels.  A number of risk factors exist, some of which are unavoidable, but recent research has sought to find a way to … [Read more...]

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