Organic blue-green algae is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Two varieties, spirulina and Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, are the most consumed forms of blue green algae; which has superfood status due to high concentrations of proteins, vitamins and nutrients.  How is Blue-Green Algae Cultivated? Most blue-green algae products contain Aphanizomenon flos-aquae harvested … Continue reading Health Benefits of Blue Green Algae
Thousands of diet gurus are standing by right now to trade their weight loss plans for your hard earned dollars. Unfortunately, to the contrary of the advertisements, gimmicks and gadgets never add up to a permanent weight loss solution. The quickest way to lose weight is to eat healthy, exercise daily, and, depending on your … Continue reading Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?
What ingredients come to mind when someone says, “tater tots”? Taters, of course. How about zucchini? No? Well, that’s about to change. This vegan recipe is healthy, gluten-free, and tastes amazing. It only takes four ingredients and you probably have them in your kitchen right now. Zucchini tater tots are healthier and taste way better than … Continue reading Quick Superfood Recipes: 4 Ingredient Zucchini Tater Tots
Vitamin C is often thought of as a sort of wonder supplement many of us turn to it when we start to feel sick. Whether it’s orange juice to ease a cold, or fizzy tablets as a pre-flight precaution, vitamin C is there when we need it. While it’s also no secret that children can … Continue reading Vitamin C May Be Beneficial for Asthmatic Children, Study Suggests
Pediatricians will tell you how important it is for expectant mothers to take prenatal vitamins during pregnancy. Pregnancy is a time when it’s essential for mothers and their developing babies have access to all the vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients their bodies require. Among the most important of these essential nutrients is folic acid, sometimes also … Continue reading Study: Folic Acid in Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced Risk of Severe Language Delay in Children
It’s estimated nearly 40% of the American population suffers from B12 levels that are too low.  With low B12 levels, your brain doesn’t work quite right and more often than not you’re suffering from chronic fatigue. But vitamin B12 does more than just support healthy energy levels. Its multiplexity of functionality is mirrored in its wide range … Continue reading 7 Important Functions of Vitamin B-12
Vitamin B-12 plays a vital role in energy and red blood cell production, protects DNA, supports cardiovascular and bone health, and is absolutely necessary for memory and overall mental health. The problem is, your body doesn’t absorb vitamin B-12 too well. What’s more, it’s estimated about 40% of Americans are deficient. Sublingual B-12 appears to provide better … Continue reading What Is Sublingual B-12?
It’s a common question — what is the difference between folate and folic acid? Is folate the same as folic acid? It can be confusing, because depending where you look, the terms used interchangeably. And, you may also read how important it is to have in your diet, and the benefits associated with it… or … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Folate and Folic Acid?
The human body needs folate, or vitamin B9, for several essential functions. Folate activates, synthesizes, and repairs DNA. It converts homocysteine, which you don’t want too much of, into methionine, an essential amino acid. Vitamin B9 also aids cell division, is required for red blood cell production, stimulates neural transmitters, and is essential for proper … Continue reading What is Methylated Folate?
You might not know it, but you owe your life to bacteria. That’s because they are the only creatures on the planet that create vitamin B-12, a vitamin you cannot live without. If you become deficient in B-12, your mental health suffers, your metabolism slows, you feel fatigued, and you can develop heart disease, osteoporosis, and … Continue reading Do You Know These Sources of Vitamin B-12?