staying healthy

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

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

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

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: 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

About Special Diets and Nutrition

You can be malnourished even if you're overweight.

Special Diets and Nutrition – Are You Missing Nutrients? Do you eat fish? Do you enjoy fresh vegetables? Do you eat a special diet in an attempt to eat healthy? There is so much dietary advice floating around in the ether right now. Some of the advice comes from “official” sources, some of it seems… 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 Magnesium

sleep 8 hous a night

Magnesium is an essential nutrient required to maintain a healthy body.  Up to three-fourths of Americans don’t get enough magnesium in their diet and most multi supplements contain less than 10 percent of the recommended amount. ϯ Over 60 percent of the body’s magnesium store is contained in the bone which may begin to degrade with… read more