Nutritional Support

Why Immune Support Supplements?

Supplement to Support your immune system

Let Food Be Thy Medicine, Unless… Whole foods are usually considered the best way to get your nutrients. Whole foods are a combination of nutrients and micro-nutrients which work together to provide the best combination for total nutrition. For instance, salmon is known as an excellent source of the essential fatty acid Omega-3, but is… read more

Eat Whole Foods To Support Your Immune System

Eas whole foods to support your immune system

Why Eat Whole Foods? Does It Really Matter? Whole foods contain the essential nutrients your body needs to stay healthy, so when you make it a habit to eat whole foods you will naturally support your health and your immune system. When you eat whole foods, the nutrients are in their natural form, with supportive… read more

CareGiving Nutrition

caregiving nutrition

You Are What You Eat? (I don’t remember eating a sexy beast this morning!) Caregiving nutrition is the first of three areas caregivers find themselves caught up in when giving care to their children, pets, parents, and even themselves. The other two are often pain management, and sleep. Much of our days revolve around food.… read more

7 Key Nutrients for Special Diets

key nutrients for special diets

Essential Nutrients Are Not Optional If you follow a special diet of some sort you may be lacking in some key nutrients. If you follow the Standard American Diet, or the SAD diet, you are most certainly lacking some essential nutrients. Essential nutrients are those nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. If you don’t… read more

Detoxification Guide for Health

detoxification guide

Practiced for centuries by cultures around the world — including Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine systems — detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. By eliminating toxins, then feeding our bodies with healthy nutrients, detoxifying helps protect us from disease and renews our ability to maintain optimum health. On a… read more

Superfoods and Food-based Nutritional Supplements

Superfoods and food-based supplements

Superfoods and Food-based Nutritional Supplements It would be best if we could get all of our nutrition from “food” – but most of us can’t. When we eliminate food groups, for any reason, we open up the possibility of being deficient in the nutrients. Fast paced lifestyles, urban living and easy access to processed foods… read more

About Essential Nutrients and Supplements

You can be malnourished even if you're overweight.

About Essential Nutrients— Which Supplements are Necessary? It is a fact: MOST Americans are deficient in many nutrients. That might seem odd, since: Over 67% of our adult population is overweight and Over 15% of our children are overweight as well. You can be malnourished even if you are overweight- and many of us are… read more

What Are Essential Nutrients?

Essential Nutrition for Pure Living Imagine building a house but not using the ideal number of nails to hold the boards together, or substituting cardboard for roofing, because you have run out of shingles.  How will this house hold up? Will it keep you warm or dry?  Will it last? To build the “strong house”… read more

Vitamin D Deficiency Soars in the U.S., Study Says

This article is copied completely and is unaltered from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/vitamin-d-deficiency-united-states/ scientificamerican.com Vitamin D deficiency soars in the U.S., study says Jordan Lite New research suggests that most Americans are lacking a crucial vitamin. © ISTOCKPHOTO/PAULUS RUSYANTO Three-quarters of U.S. teens and adults are deficient in vitamin D, the so-called “sunshine vitamin” whose deficits are increasingly… read more

About Vitamin D

Vitamin D

About D Vitamins Vitamin D is also known as the “sunshine vitamin” because it can be made in the body through exposure to direct sunlight.  It is also available in some foods such as cold water fish like herring, mackerel, and sardines and is added to dairy products, juices and some cereals.  Despite the availability… read more