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Ashwagandha

Benefits that have been proven by research The practices of Ayurveda, a traditional form of Indian medicine, have been around for centuries, but some of its hallmark treatments are only now gaining recognition in the United States. One of those is ashwagandha or Withania somnifera, also called Indian ginseng or winter cherry. This plant is…

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The Scoop on Minerals

Some of the most essential elements to our bodies’ natural chemistry are minerals. Eating the right amount of minerals through diet alone can be difficult, so it’s key to understand how and why supplementation can help. The Dirt Poor Facts Soil depletion is the leading cause of mineral deficiency in the fruits and vegetables we…

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The Powerful Healing Benefits of Beets

Beets are one of nature’s most powerful healers. Unfortunately, they’re not at the top of most people’s favorite foods list due to their earthy flavor and seemingly limited usage. However, beets are more diverse than meets the eye and can be consumed in both sweet and savory dishes as well as in many different forms…

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B Vitamins to Ring in 2020

Because alcohol is a diuretic, you lose a lot of vitamins and nutrients during a night on the town. The most important of which are vitamins B and C. Those people that use a vitamin B complex — a pill that includes B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), folic acid, B6 and B12, among others — to…

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Omega-3

Vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are known to provide health benefits to those who supplement with them. In addition to traditional nutrients, there is a family of essential fats that is crucial for optimal health and proper functions of the human cel­lular membranes: the omega-3 fats. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) are in the primary…

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