Camu camu, or Myrciaria dubia, is a fruit tree native to the Amazonian rain forest. It grows as a small shrub alongside the river and produces berries that resemble cherries. Like many other Amazonian fruits, camu camu has earned quite a bit of interest due to its active compounds, phytochemicals, and amino acids. The best offering … Continue reading What Is Camu Camu?
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?
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
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.Although it’s talked about less, hair loss affects women as well; … Continue reading Best Vitamins and Minerals for Hair Growth
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 … Continue reading What Are Micronutrients? A Review of Essential Nutrients
Vitamin C is an antioxidant present in many fruits and vegetables. 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
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.  Although there’s no cure for the cold, there are many natural ways to soothe … Continue reading 12 Natural Ways to Fight a Cold
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
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