Niagen – Review of Best Brands

Niagen is the brand name of the only commercially available brand of Nicotinamide Riboside, a recently discovered B3 Vitamin that is proving to have astounding anti-aging and health benefits. Chromadex is the manufacturer, and owns 5 patents granted for its production which allows them to control the market for Nicotinamide Riboside. They license several companies […]

Berberine – lose belly fat, lower blood sugar and cholesterol, improve heart health

Type 2 diabetes causes millions of deaths every year. Elevated blood sugar levels damage the body’s tissues and organs leading to a variety of health problems, poor quality of life, and shortened lifespan. The most commonly used prescription drug is metformin(Glucophage) Berberine has been shown in these studies to be just as effective in lowering […]

Lipodrene vs Garcinia Cambogia

Lipodrene was the most popular diet pill until it was banned by the FDA in 2006, but has since been reformulated and is back on the market. Garcinia Cambogia exploded in 2013-2014, mostly due to positive reviews by Dr Oz, although it has been used in weight loss products (like Citramax) that are popular with […]

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Benefits of Cumin Seed include Weight Loss

Though I’m sure you’ve heard of cumin, I bet you didn’t know that it can help you with losing weight. Add Cumin to your diet and you’ll get an increase in your metabolism, kick your immune system into better gear, naturally detox your body on a regular basis and burn fat away faster. Known as […]

The Paleo Dieters Best Friend

The Paleo Dieters Best Friend isn’t the rabbit food looking pellets in the picture. It is the wood pellet grills that burn those pellets. Many people haven’t even heard of the wood pellet grills but they are gaining huge popularity. As popular as they are with the professional grillers, they are a HUGE BOON for […]

Younger, Beautiful Skin with Life Extension Phytoceramides (with Lipowheat)

Life Extension Phytoceramides with Lipowheat is being called the new Botox alternative. Phytoceramides, recently approved by the FDA as a dietary supplement, is shocking dermatologists all around the world and for good reason. The studies on this supplement done at Osaka City University, which requires no prescription, have shown how easily you can turn back […]

Apples VS Applesauce, which is best for weight loss?

Have you ever wondered if applesauce is as good for you as apples since, well, it seems to be pretty much just made up of apples right? Sure, the primary ingredient is you guessed it… apples, but that doesn’t mean that they’re equal in regards to nutrition. They look completely different and that difference leads […]

Quinoa - Red, White and Black

11 benefits of Quinoa

Quinoa is the world’s most popular “superfood.” It is loaded with protein, fiber and minerals, but doesn’t contain any gluten. Here are 11 proven health benefits of quinoa. 1. Quinoa is Incredibly Nutritious Quinoa is a grain crop that is grown for its edible seeds. It is pronounced KEEN-wah. It technically isn’t a cereal grain, […]

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10 benefits of eating Kale

Of all the super healthy greens, kale is the king. It is definitely one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods in existence. Kale is loaded with all sorts of beneficial compounds… some of which have powerful medicinal properties. Here are 10 health benefits of kale, that are supported by science. 1. Kale is […]

2015 Top Diet Trends

2014 gave us ‘clean’ eating, alkaline foods, all-new grains (oh hai, millet and spelt) and coconut oil. Garcinia Cambogia was the hot diet pill. So what diet trends are taking place in 2015? SUPPLEMENTS Garcinia Cambogia, green coffee, and green tea combination products – Garcinia is still the most popular natural diet product. The latest […]

Raspberryketone

No longer recommended We carried this product in our store in 2013 and early 2014, but did not get good reviews from our customers on its effectiveness. We did try other brands in 2014, but none really seemed to work, so we have our doubts about the effectiveness of liquid drops and no longer carry […]

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Health Benefits of Psyllium

Psyllium is a form of fiber made from the Plantago ovata plant, specifically from the husks of the plant’s seed. It sometimes goes by the name ispaghula. It’s most commonly known as a laxative. Psyllium provides more benefits to your body than decreasing the amount of time you spend in the bathroom. Research shows that […]

Vitamin K

Vitamin K plays a vital role in healing injuries by promoting healthy blood clotting, as well as being beneficial to bone health. It’s a “blanket” term to refer to several fat-soluble compounds called naphthoquinones: vitaim K, vitamin K1, vitamin K2 and vitamin K3. Vitamin K is mostly known for being vital for blood clotting, but […]

Vitamin E

Vitamin E refers to a collection of eight different compounds called tocotrienols and tocopherols. It’s a potent fat-soluble antioxidant that aids in the protection of cell membranes against free radical damage. It also helps prevent oxidation of LDL cholesterol. It helps boost the power of your immune system, in turn protecting against heart disease by […]

What’s New and Beneficial About Kale

Kale can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming. The fiber-related components in kale do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive tract when they’ve been steamed. When this binding process takes place, it’s easier for bile acids to be excreted, and the […]

Do You Really Need Multivitamins?

What defines a multivitamin? Normally, a supplement that has more than three micro-nutrients can be labeled as a multivitamin. These small minerals and vitamins are required by the body to perform vital physiological functions on a daily basis. For most of them only 100mg or less is required for healthy, effective body functions. But there […]

6 Reasons Resveratrol is Your Magic Red Elixir

In the world of health and fitness, not all supplements are given the same attention, whether it be good or bad. Some hit headlines and end up in viral buzz, whether they deserve it or not and some never get the attention they deserve. Resveratrol, a type of antioxidant, kind of falls under both categories. […]