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Did you know Flaxseed Oil contains almost two times the Omega 3s as Fish Oil?

Did you know Flaxseed Oil contains almost two times the Omega 3s as Fish Oil?

Cultivated on earth for more than 6,000 years, Flaxseeds have more nutritional value than you are probably aware of. It's one of the most effective additions to a heart healthy diet.  Many people are turning to it as a replacement for fish oil.  Recent research studies show even more evidence of their widespread nutritional and health benefits.  An excellent source of fiber, low in carbs, and one of the strongest sources of short chain Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, Flaxseeds are also high in anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants. A ratio of nutrient rich 3,6 and 9 Omega fatty...

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The benefits of Vitamin D3 with Vitamin K2 and Calcium

The benefits of Vitamin D3 with Vitamin K2 and Calcium

There is substantial scientific evidence on how and why we benefit from a variety of vitamins, but ongoing research continues to help us understand the advantages associated with consuming certain vitamins. Research is also useful for clarifying the amounts of vitamins we need to reap the associated benefits. Two important vitamins whose benefits are still being clarified through research efforts are vitamin D3 and vitamin K2. The scientific names for these vitamins are cholecalciferol and menaquinone, respectively. Vitamin D3 Vitamin D3 is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines and is used amongst the medical community for a...

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Recovering from adrenal fatigue...naturally

Recovering from adrenal fatigue...naturally

About 10 years ago, I found health slowly declining as I was afflicted with brain fog and fatigue.  With a doctor's intervention including natural supplements, the fog and fatigue lifted.  What I’ve come to realize is that stress happens in life.  If you do think you have the onset of adrenal fatigue, various interventions are often recommended including pharmaceuticals (prednisone as one common choice), diet change (low carb and gluten free) and supplements. Don’t let stress win.  Our Adrenal Support blend with Ashwagandha, Vit C & B-6, L-Tyrosine, Ginseng, Licorice, Rhodiola Rosea, Holy Basil Leaf & more ensures your cortisol (the stress response hormone) response is in balance.  

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Immune System Function

People tend to think of the immune system and its function in simplistic terms. They are likely to see it as being a single organ, even if they would not describe it exactly in those terms.  Rather, the immune system is a complex system of cells, proteins, different organs and tissues which function together to prevent the proliferation of sickness and disease in the body.  For example, white blood cells (leukocytes) help the body fight off foreign invaders. Phagocytes – a catchword for various types of cells, have their own way of fighting off foreign organisms. When these foreign invaders...

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