Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

When it comes to encouraging good health, it’s hard to beat exercise. Hundreds of health benefits are associated with physical activity, ranging from weight loss to mood support. Even if you are eating a 100% organic, raw vegan diet, without exercise you’re missing an integral piece of the puzzle. A recent study presented at the American … Continue reading Is Vitamin C Really as Effective as Exercise?

Quick Superfood Recipes: 4 Ingredient Zucchini Tater Tots

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 May Be Beneficial for Asthmatic Children, Study Suggests

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

Best Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

Hair loss and thinning hair is a problem that affects many people. By the age of 35, about 66% of men will experience some type of hair loss or thinning. By their mid-50s, about 85% of men will have lost a significant amount of hair.[1]Although it’s talked about less, hair loss affects women as well; … Continue reading Best Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth

What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients

Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals required by your body. Unlike macronutrients, you only need minuscule amounts of micronutrients to maintain good health. Micronutrients are essential to the production of enzymes, hormones, proteins, and other products created by your body. Some micronutrients have a specialized role, while others fulfil a broad range of functions. Micronutrients … Continue reading What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients

Health Benefits of Vitamin C and Best Natural Sources

Vitamin C is an antioxidant present in many fruits and vegetables.[1] Also known as L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C has a wide variety of uses in the body. It supports normal growth and development and helps the body repair damaged tissue.[2, 3] Vitamin C also assists in the production of collagen, a protein that’s necessary for … Continue reading Health Benefits of Vitamin C and Best Natural Sources

12 Natural Ways to Fight a Cold

The cold and flu season is coming as we approach the autumn and winter months, bringing with it a host of chills, ills, and other problems. Highly contagious and annoyingly persistent, a cold is one of the most common seasonal afflictions. [1] Although there’s no cure for the cold, there are many natural ways to soothe … Continue reading 12 Natural Ways to Fight a Cold

Home Remedies for the Flu

As we enter into the flu season, chances are that many people will experience the effects of a cold or flu. Highly contagious, colds are the name we give for over 100 mild viral influenza forms. Although there is no cure for the cold or flu — natural or prescription — there are many natural … Continue reading Home Remedies for the Flu

16 Foods High in Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an important, naturally-occurring nutrient. From preventing colds and flu, rebuilding tissue, bones and blood vessels, to boosting the body’s ability to synthesize calcium, vitamin C is something we need on a daily basis. Studies have confirmed the need for vitamin C to boost brain function, heal from injuries and recover from illness. … Continue reading 16 Foods High in Vitamin C

Foods, Vitamins & Herbs That Boost Your Brain Power

The right foods will help you use your brain to the max, and the more you use it, the more you’ll challenge your brain to grow new cells, create new connections, and improve your problem-solving and memory functions. Before I tell you about the many great foods that will keep your brain performing at its … Continue reading Foods, Vitamins & Herbs That Boost Your Brain Power