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Bone Health, Collagen and Mineralization

Bone Health, Collagen and Mineralization
Bone up on your Bone Knowledge Most people know that bone is made of minerals, like calcium. But despite well-intentioned folks taking huge calcium pills daily, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. Fractures from osteoporosis are more common than heart attacks, strokes and breast cancer, combined! We clearly have not given our bones everything they need. In some cases, a terrible diet is to blame. But...

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Is It Too Late to Take Elderberry?

Is It Too Late to Take Elderberry?
You’re thinking spring, we get it. We are, too. But while we’re not going to yank that seed catalog out of your hands or tell you to stop browsing swimsuits online, we do want to put in a quick word for elderberry. “Wait, isn’t it a little late for elderberry?” you may be wondering. Nope! People tend to think about immune challenges in the fall when the cold weather sets in. That’s when they stock up on tissues, lozenges, and their favorite tri...

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Why Whole Food Sourced Vitamin C is the Best Source

Why Whole Food Sourced Vitamin C is the Best Source
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that many plants and animals can manufacture from their own glucose stores. Unfortunately for us humans, we’re not one of the mammals that comes with our own built in vitamin C factories. That means we need to ensure we’re getting enough from our diet. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that protects bodily tissues from oxidative damage. It is also involved in several important enzymatic reactions, including the crea...

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3 Ways a Multivitamin Can Help Your Kid at School

3 Ways a Multivitamin Can Help Your Kid at School
Most people take a multivitamin for the same reason: to fill in the gaps in their diet. That’s why we give our kids multis; while our diets aren’t perfect, theirs are worse. But did you know that giving your child a well-crafted multivitamin can offer concrete benefits too? Turns out, a daily multi helps your child in school in three important ways. A is for Attendance School can sometimes seem like a swap meet for the sniffles, especial...

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Vitamin C Manuka Honey Face Mask

Vitamin C Manuka Honey  Face Mask
This lovely golden face mask can brighten your day and your face. With manuka honey and natural vitamin C, it is so good you can eat it! Commercial vitamin C serums are wonderful for brightening skin and clearing up blemishes, but vitamin C is not stable in liquids for long periods of time. Therefore many beauty experts now suggest skipping the serums and adding vitamin C in the more stable dry powder form to your own homemade products, just pr...

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Making Sure You Have a “Feel Great” Summer

Have fun plans this summer? If you’re like most, your summer is jam-packed with social events, outdoor activities, and vacation getaways. With all that going on, it’s a real problem when you feel under the weather, especially on a beautiful sunny day. Symptoms like fatigue and brain fog can make you want to stay home with the covers over your head. But then you miss out on all the good times and adventures you’ve been looking forward to since wint...

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Feel The Power of Beets!

Feel The Power of Beets!
Beets have an undeniable hearty and healthy appearance. Their rich, deep-red color is unmatched as are their wide range of health benefits. Traditionally, they were considered blood builders. Eastern Europeans would customarily eat beets in their borscht and women used them to prevent pregnancy-induced anemia and birth defects due to the unique combination of iron, vitamin C, and folate. Since blood carries oxygen and nutrients, it affects every pa...

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New Product Spotlight: Baobites Superfruit Snacks

New Product Spotlight: Baobites Superfruit Snacks
Baobites: A fun-to-eat nutritional powerhouse! Baobites Superfruit Snacks provide a delicious way to enjoy the nutritious benefits of baobab. Baobab is a wild-harvested superfruit naturally bursting with fiber, electrolytes, and antioxidants! These flavor-packed fruit bites are made with 100% pure, organic baobab fruit powder and fruit concentrates. Rich in vitamin C, vegan, and gluten-free, with no fat or preservatives, they’re a nutritious snack ...

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