Nutritional Support

Guest Blog: Marcus Clarke – Vitamin B12 Infographic

Vitamin B12! About The Author – Marcus Clarke After gaining a Bachelors (Hons) in Psychology then progressing to a Masters in Health Psychology, he has since gained experience working in a Psychology department within the NHS.  Marcus Clarke is currently working in the health and social care sector for supporting adults and children with learning disabilities.… read more

Why Immune Support Supplements?

Supplement to Support your immune system

Let Food Be Thy Medicine, Unless… Whole foods are usually considered the best way to get your nutrients. Whole foods are a combination of nutrients and micro-nutrients which work together to provide the best combination for total nutrition. For instance, salmon is known as an excellent source of the essential fatty acid Omega-3. It is… 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

caregiving nutrition

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

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, detoxifying helps protect us from disease. Most of all, it renews our ability to maintain optimum health. On a literal level, detoxification means… 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

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

Vitamin D Deficiency Soars in the U.S., Study Says

This article is copied completely and is unaltered from //www.scientificamerican.com/article/vitamin-d-deficiency-united-states/ scientificamerican.com Vitamin D deficiency soars in the U.S., study says Jordan Lite New research suggests that most Americans are lacking a crucial vitamin. © ISTOCKPHOTO/PAULUS RUSYANTO Three-quarters of U.S. teens and adults are deficient in vitamin D, the so-called “sunshine vitamin” whose deficits are increasingly… read more

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

Jack Lima avivopur.com Crohn's 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

Key Nutrient Protein for Special Diets

key nutrient for special diets protein

Key Nutrient Protein for Special Diets People sometimes dispute the amount of protein needed for health, but everyone agrees that at least some amount is necessary. Your muscles, skin, hair, nails, and organs are MADE of protein, and while your body can create protein if it has all the building blocks (called amino acids) it… read more