Staying Healthy

About Vitamin C Deficiency

Vitamin C

How Do You Know if You May Have a Vitamin C Deficiency? Low energy or low strength Feeling run down Restlessness or can’t sleep Mentally depressed Gums ulcerate Teeth fall out Breath is fetid (rotten smelling) Hemorrhages penetrate the muscles – bleeding for no apparent reason Bruise very easily You get sick easily If you… read more

About Vitamin C

Vitamin C

About Vitamin C Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid.  It is an essential vitamin that must be obtained through the diet or supplementation.  It works to support processes in many parts of the body and has been used to treat or prevent: Eye diseases (glaucoma, cataracts)  ϯ Gum and Tooth disease (periodontal disease, dental… read more

Guest Blog: Crohn’s Can’t Stop Me – Jack Lima

I have Crohn's and I'm a competitive bodybuilder.

I have Crohn’s and I am a competitive bodybuilder. Two things one would think were mutually exclusive, but they are not. All you need is a plan and dedication! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 14 years old. Finally getting a diagnosis was both great, because I finally knew why I had… read more

Guest Blog: Gluten Free Gal

I ate pizza, drank beer, indulged in many a wheat item for most of my life and felt just fine… Until one day I didn’t.  That day turned into weeks and eventually into years, 7 years to be exact. I felt powerless to what was happening inside and outside of my body and I felt… read more

Guest Blog: Health Care Crisis Real Solution is at the…

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Health Care Crisis: Real Solution is at the End of Our Forks! Despite spending 17.7 percent of our GDP on health care, which is nearly twice the OECD (i.e. other developed nations) average of 9.3 percent, America has consistently ranked near last in the OECD when it comes to health outcomes since the 1980s.  Despite… read more

Guest Blog: Theresa Longo on Being Vegan

being vegan

Theresa Longo is an international model, actress, and fitness expert. She recently earned the honor of being crowned Miss Italia North America at Miss Italy of the World. When I met Theresa earlier this year we had an instant connection. We are thrilled that she enjoys our products and has written a blog about us… read more

Guest Blog: Laura of The Whole Ingredient

Having been a vegetarian on and off since my teenage years, deciding to try out veganism came to me as a self-styled ‘seven day trial’. I needed to make a change, and be proactive about who I wanted to be. Encouraged by my husband, who had adopted a vegan diet for health reasons a year… read more

Sleep — Quick Guide

Sleep is a PureLiving Pillar

“Sufficient sleep is not a luxury—it is a necessity—and should be thought of as a vital sign of good health.” Wayne H. Giles, MD, MS, Director, Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Insufficient sleep is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions such as memory problems,… read more

About Your Adrenal Glands

#8HoursAnight

Adrenal Glands–What? Are you feeling run down and tired all the time and can’t figure out why? It might be the fault of your adrenal glands. Many people suffer from “adrenal gland exhaustion” or “adrenal fatigue” stemming from poor nutrition and stress on the metabolism and immune system. ARE YOU TIRED TODAY? The adrenal glands are just… read more