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

7 Proven Reasons to Sleep 8 Hours a Night

sleep 8HoursANight

Staying Up Late Seemed So Cool When I was a little kid, staying up late was was something I always wanted to do. Adults did, so I figured that was when all the fun stuff happened. Saturday Night Live was on late at night, as well as other late night television my teenage friends seemed… read more

Injured or Ill? 7 Tips to Get Back In The Game

#BackInTheGame injury illness

No matter what your “game” is: Your sport Your family Your work illness or injury can knock you out. I’d know. As a mom, wife, business owner, and athlete, tearing my ACL affected everything. Now I am back to almost 100% and life is more fun, more fulfilling, and much much more active. Here are… read more

aVivoPur Eye Mask Makes National Television Debut

aVivoPur Sleep Mask on Fox & Friends

This Just In: aVivoPur’s Eye, Sleep & Sinus Mask on National Television This Morning!! Ingrid Prueher, whom we often feature when we discuss the importance of #8HoursANight of sleep, brought our eye mask with her on set. You can see the segment here, called: Why You Should Get Rid of That Alarm Clock The eye… read more

Movement Matters in 7 Surprising Ways

7 Suprising ways #MovementMatters

We spend a lot of time with people talking about Nutrition but Movement Matters too. Many people are focused on their diets when they think about healthy and wellness, especially if they are trying to lose weight. This is a good thing! Results in weight loss and fitness will come 70% from diet (what you… 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

Is Alcohol Good For You?

Is it OK?

Click here for link to outside URL of actual article which we have copied below with our emphasis added in bold. Alcohol Good for You? Some Scientists Doubt It Pier Paolo Cito/Associated Press  By RONI CARYN RABIN Published: June 15, 2009 By now, it is a familiar litany. Study after study suggests that alcohol in… 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