If you’re feeling tired lately, I’ve got some great news. Food can help you fight that fatigue! But before we talk about how to eat for more energy, it’s important to address sleep.
Homemade Toothpaste and Mouthwash
August 22 2017
Good oral health is important, but commercial toothpaste and mouthwashes can contain ingredients that increase the price and may even be of questionable safety. Fluoride, for example, is added to toothpaste to prevent cavities, but it is not recommended for all people and can be toxic in high doses.
August 18 2017
For impaired memory and mental function, nutrition is the key.
Vitamin D is necessary for health and disease prevention
August 16 2017
If there is one vitamin in the world that can help optimize a person’s health and well-being, it’s vitamin D (also known as vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol). Traditionally, vitamin D deficiency was associated with the bone disease rickets, but since the disease is now rare, many assume vitamin D deficiencies do not exist. Nothing could be farther from the truth!
The Power of Synergy
August 9 2017
In regards to life, one of the most interesting phenomena, is the power of synergy. A simple explanation of synergy is when 1+1 does not equal 2, but something much greater. In terms of our health, what the research shows is a tremendous synergetic effect between diet, lifestyle, attitude, and supplementation.
Frequently Asked Questions - Pancreatic Enzymes
August 7 2017
Enzyme preparations are one of the most useful nutritional supplements available. Enzymes are molecules that speed up chemical reactions – they either help build new molecules or they split the bonds that join molecules together to break them into smaller units. In the case of enzyme products, most often they contain digestive enzymes derived from hog pancreas (pancreatin), fungal, or plant sources. These enzymes function very similar to the way the digestive enzymes secreted by the human pancreas function.
Vitamin B12 works with folic acid in many bodily processes, including the synthesis of DNA, red blood cells, and the myelin sheath that speeds the conduction of signals along nerve cells.
2 Essential Oils to Keep the Bugs Away
July 25 2017
Mosquitoes, gnats, flies, bees, and wasps are an ever-present nuisance for many people. Not only are these insects annoying, but they can cause pain and allergic reactions if they bite.
July 17 2017
Lots of patients ask me about probiotics. They know what antibiotics are, but they don’t really know what probiotics are for, when they should be used, and who needs them. It’s time to clear up the confusion.
The Health Benefits of SAMe
July 14 2017
One of the very interesting effects of many natural compounds is their ability as a solitary agent to exert beneficial effects on a wide range of health conditions. One of the best examples of this “pleiotropic” effect is S-adenosylmethionine or as commonly known SAMe. Like coenzyme Q10, carnitine, alpha lipoic acid, and many other valuable dietary supplements, our body can manufacture SAMe. But, sometimes it does not manufacture enough or can be aided greatly through supplementation.
CoQ10 Health Benefits
July 14 2017
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an essential component of mitochondria—the energy-producing unit in every cell in your body.
Join the Mild by Nature NoNoNos Movement!
July 10 2017
Become a No No-No's family with Mild By Nature Baby Products.
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