November 21, 2017

Why Health Supplements at All?

According to US government data, over 90% of all adult Americans do not consume enough calcium every day to satisfy the current government-sanctioned (usually much lower than ideal amounts) dietary standards; the same deficiency holds true for Magensium and Vitamin E. Additional deficiency percentages for Americans: 75% deficient in zinc 50% deficient in vitamin C, […]

What is a Raw Food Diet?

The raw food diet is just what is sounds like – to eat only raw (=uncooked) foods. This sounds much, much easier than it is in our modern society. But, the benefits professed by “raw foodists” are quite impressive: incredible energy, greater strength, weight loss, disease prevention, mental clarity, and even happiness. These benefits purportedly […]

What is the Paleo Diet?

So you don’t have to read through the hundreds of dense books  and thousands of online articles just to figure out what the Paleo Diet is, I am condensing the core components of the diet below. You will see that I have offered my opinion of the diet at the very bottom but, as always, […]

What is a good low carb bar?

BioGenesis Ultra Low-Carb Bar COMPREHENSIVE MULTIVITAMIN/MINERAL SPECIALTY BAR – Low in net carbs – Fortified with essential vitamins and minerals – Supports lean body mass maintenance and appetite control – Contains no artificial sweeteners or hydrogenated oils ULTRA LOW-CARB BARS provide a nutritious and convenient source of protein, fiber, and essential micronutrients for individuals on […]

What are the benefits of blue green algae?

Blue green algae is a valuable source of many of the nutrients that people may not get from their everyday diets. It is one of the most chlorophyll-rich organisms on the planet, and is unique because it possesses characteristics of the plant and animal kingdoms. Klamath Lake Blue Green Algae is harvested directly from the […]

What is the difference between a steroid and a sterol?

Sterols are a subgroup of the steroids and an important class of organic molecules. They occur naturally in plants, animals, and fungi, with the most familiar type of animal sterol being cholesterol. Cholesterol is vital to cellular function, and a precursor to fat-soluble vitamins and steroid hormones.   PLANT STEROLS WITH ANTIOXIDANTS AND ESSENTIAL FATTY […]

What is Magnesium Aspartate used for?

Magnesium is present in all cells of the body and is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes, including energy production.  Magnesium is essential for maintaining normal bone density, normal cardiac rhythmicity, normal pulmonary function, and normal blood glucose regulation.  Other body functions requiring magnesium include nerve conduction, methyl-group transfer, conversion of pyridoxine to pyridoxal 5′-phosphate […]

What is Vitamin K?

Vitamin K is a group of fat soluble vitamins that are needed for the modification of certain proteins, mostly required for blood coagulation but also involved in metabolic pathways in bone and other tissue. Vitamin K2 exerts a more powerful influence on bone than does vitamin K1. Vitamin K2 is a series of molecules known […]

What is Cortrex?

Cortrex supplies a combination of adrenal glandulars and nutrients to support overall adrenal function and help maintain healthy cortisol levels. Whole adrenal tissue and adrenal cortex provide a component to Cortrex specific for tonifying the adrenals. Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) can have a modulating effect on cortisol activity. Ascorbic acid, thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin 5′-phosphate […]

What is Saccharomyces boulardii?

Saccharomyces boulardii is a yeast species that can provide substantial support to the health of the gastrointestinal tract.  In clinical studies, Saccharomyces boulardii has been demonstrated to increase the production of secretory IgA, the first-line defense immunoglobin of the gastrointestinal tract. This beneficial yeast also may be effective for occasional diarrhea. Possibly Effective for… Prevention […]