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Eat right to Control Hunger

Research Confirms Sugar and Carbs Are Responsible for Obesity Surge, Not Physical Inactivity More than one-third of Americans are obese, putting 78.6 million adults at risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but according to new research findings published in the Journal […]

Intermittent fasting for Weight Loss

There are many different ways to lose weight. One that has become popular in recent years is called intermittent fasting (1). This is a way of eating that involves regular short-term fasts. Fasting for short periods helps people eat fewer calories, and also helps optimize some hormones related to weight control. There are several different […]

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

Berberine has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine and by Native American Indians, yet has only recently been “discovered” by western medicine. With our heavy emphasis on corporate profits driven by man-made, patented medicines, we often are late in learning about natural products such as Berberine, but rest assured you will be hearing about […]

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, […]

Fresh Kale on a Wooden Table

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 […]

Niagen: Side Effects, Research, Discount Offers

Niagen is the only commercially available form of Nicotinamide Riboside, a ground breaking new product, which is a recently discovered B3-Vitamin. Several clinical studies are currently underway to document the numerous health benefits, with 5 patents granted for its production, usage to treat injured or diseased neurons, and finally its ability to increase the NAD+ […]

Benefits of Echinacea

Echinacea has been used traditionally by Native Americans to treat ailments ranging from toothaches to snake bites. Today, echinacea is commonly used to boost the immune system and fight infection. What does the evidence show? What are the real benefits of echinacea? What Is Echinacea? Echinacea is a flowering herb that comes in many varieties […]

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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 […]

7 Things You Should Know About Chinese Wolfberries

What is wolfberry? The wolfberry is a deciduous woody perennial plant, growing up to 1 m high. The thorny stem bear green lance shaped leaves. Wolfberry blooms with small purple flowers. The ripe wolfberry fruits turn orange red, have an oblong shape and are about 10 mm long. Parts used Mainly the wolfberry fruits are […]