nutrition

7 #CareGiving Joys and Challenges

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Being responsible for a person (or pet’s) well being is an honorable and sometimes under-appreciated endeavor. Think of all the ways we appreciate those who care for us: Servers in restaurants Flight attendants Pilots, bus drivers, and train engineers Housekeepers in hotels Teachers Nurses and doctors and many others in hospitals and clinics Some of… read more

CareGiving for Minor to Chronic Injury

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It’s Never Fun to Deal with Pain. Whether it is your own pain, or you are a caregiver for someone else, dealing with pain can take over your world for a time. I know. In 1997 I was told I had to have knee surgery, that it was the only way to end my knee… read more

Sick in the Summer? UGH! 7 Immune Support Habits

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Prevention is Easier than Recovery It’s YOUR Summer—Enjoy it! The golden season. The reason people take winter vacations to sunny locations. Summertime! More sunlight hours, more warmth, more chances to be outdoors and for many people more socializing! Unlike the so-called Season of Sneezing following the holidays, midwinter, summertime is practically designed to keep you… 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

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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

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

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

Immune Support Guide

Fsupplements for immune support or relief now, we’ve also put together a great list of product offerings to provide your body the boosts it needs to fight its way back to health.

Ah-choo! One of the most common questions we are asked is, “What Supplements Should I take for Immune Support?” If you are getting sick, this guide is for you. While it is always best to try and stay healthy rather than fighting back from an illness, even with a pure living lifestyle we sometimes get sick.… read more