Including more omega-3 fatty acids in your diet can provide numerous health benefits. According to various studies, they reduce inflammation, reduce blood triglycerides, and can even lower your risk of dementia1. Omega-3 fatty acids come from many sources, but the best known include fish oil and fatty fish, such as Alaska Pollock. But did you [...]
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Algae calcium is plant-based, algae-derived calcium1. Unlike traditional rock calciums like calcium carbonate or calcium citrate, algae calcium is naturally full of dozens of trace minerals. Algae calcium, also known as Algas calcareas, comes from red ocean calcium. It is typically found attached to other algae or in tropical reefs. Even though it is named [...]
Veganuary is a movement that has been around for a while, but it is really picking up steam in 2019. It is a pledge that people make to eat a plant-based diet for the first month of the year. Now that vegan options are easier to obtain and less expensive, there seems to be a [...]
Your body automatically kicks into high gear when you are pregnant which is why you begin eating more foods. That being said, you are not necessarily 'eating for two'. Being pregnant means that you need to eat healthily, but it doesn't mean that you should overeat. If you are not eating enough fruits and vegetables, [...]
You can often tell a lot about a person's health and diet by their hair, nails, and skin. There are many foods that inflame our cells and end up tearing apart the collagen, keratin, and elastin. Toxic overload, stress, and a poor diet all contribute to lackluster skin, dry hair, and brittle nails that never [...]
Feeding your body certain foods may help keep your immune system strong. If you're looking for ways to prevent winter colds and the flu, you should make sure to include these foods in your diet: 1. Ginger: If you've been feeling under the weather, you may turn to Ginger to help speed up the recovery [...]
Our gut bacteria helps the body digest food, make key nutrients, fight harmful organisms, protect our gut lining, train our immune systems, turn genes on and off, regulate gut hormones, and can even affect our moods. Changes to our gut bacteria are often linked to a compromised immune system, weight gain, inflammation, cancer, diabetes, and [...]
Many people suffer from magnesium deficiency and don't even know it. In fact, it has been estimated that more than 50% of adults in the United States don’t get the recommended daily amount of magnesium from the foods they eat (300mg for women, 400mg for men)1. There are a number of health issues associated with [...]
We live in a world that is always in a rush. Which is why it makes sense that anxiety is the top mental illness suffered by those in the United States. It affects some 40 million adults in America, essentially making it an epidemic1. Many people look for a solution to anxiety but it is [...]
The truth is that many people think of breastfeeding as a way to feed their baby, but there is actually much more to it. It provides both nourishment and comfort to the child and it bonds the mother to the child in a very special way. It is also an instinctive behavior that helps to [...]