Nutritional Support

Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious?

This article is copied completely and is unaltered from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/soil-depletion-and-nutrition-loss/ Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious? Martin Poole, Digital Vision/Thinkstock Dear EarthTalk: What’s the nutritional difference between the carrot I ate in 1970 and one I eat today? I’ve heard that that there’s very little nutrition left. Is that true?—Esther G., Newark,… read more

Busting a Common Myth About Vitamins Today

Is there truth to a common myth about vitamins?  The basis for this myth is in how the body gets rid of excess water soluble vitamins. Furthermore, the vitamin at cause is probably not the one you think! What is the myth, and what is the vitamin? Warning: If you think you know the myth I’m talking… read more

BMI is Ridiculous!

BMI is ridiculous! Did you know that many athletes, those ripped bodies we see on TV racing up and down a field or court or rink, are, according to BMI charts, obese? BMI, or Body Mass Index, is the most common measurement currently used to quickly calculate a person’s potential for being healthy. It is… read more

Nutrition and Weight Loss Guide

Sleep is a PureLiving Pillar

Over 30 percent of American adults are considered obese… …and many more than that are overweight. Many people struggle for years against weight gain and may experience negative health consequences. Research has shown that being overweight can predispose you to many health conditions including: Diabetes High Blood Pressure Arthritis Heart Disease Weight loss continues to… read more

Pure Living in a Modified World

What does it take to be healthy? We don’t simply mean just “not sick,” but thriving, abundantly healthy, exuberant, energetic and alive with pleasure and delight?  Can you remember the last time you felt truly well-rested, fully hydrated, and deliciously nourished? Again, not just “not exhausted, not hungry and not thirsty,” but truly vibrant? Anytime… read more

About Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids

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Omega-3 Supports Cardiovascular, Immune and Nervous Systems Omega-3 fatty acids are most commonly obtained as fish oil from cold-water fish such as salmon, sardines, mackerel and tuna. Unfortunately, many of the ocean’s fish are harvested from mercury contaminated regions of the sea.  With top-line predator fish such as tuna, the mercury becomes more concentrated.  In… read more

Gluten-Free Diets and Supplements

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Gluten-free lifestyles are gaining popularity in the United States. The more you read about gluten-free diets the more confused you may become.  People who suffer from Celiac Disease are told to follow a gluten-free diet or risk suffering secondary intestinal damage. However, many other people are also choosing to eat a gluten-free diet and claim… read more

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Vitamin D

You know that feeling you get when you run barefoot through the grass or walk on the beach, inhaling fresh air and soaking up the sun on your skin? That’s the feeling on which we’ve based our company. It’s a sense of renewal and a connection with the Earth and every nourishing thing around and… read more