Five Hazardous Food Additives to Avoid

Five Hazardous Food Additives to Avoid

In a world filled with convenient, packaged foods and quick, ready-to-eat meals, it’s important to remember that what seems helpful can actually sometimes be harmful. Food additives can create bright, enticing colors, preserve ingredient freshn ...
No-Bake Almond Butter-Cacao Bites

No-Bake Almond Butter-Cacao Bites

Sometimes “just a bite” is enough to silence a sweet tooth or tide you over until your next meal. That’s when you need these quick-to-make morsels! In a matter of minutes, you can be munching on a mini-sized dessert or wholesome sna ...
We’re Number 2 – Thanks to You!

We’re Number 2 – Thanks to You!

We don’t mean to brag””but Forbes magazine just named Vitacost.com one of “The 14 Best-Loved Brands Online.” And this follows a massive survey by the research firm ForeSee that ranked Vitacost.com #2 out of 100 e-commerce sit ...
2 Total-Body Cleanses Anyone Can Do

2 Total-Body Cleanses Anyone Can Do

Do yourself a favor and take your body to the cleaners in 2014. No, I’m not talking about the dry cleaners, laundry mat or your local car wash. I’m talking about something a little more deep  ““  like a total cleanse for your mind, ...
Eat More Magnesium!

Eat More Magnesium!

Magnesium is a mineral that’s essential for more than 300 different functions within the body, from bone formation and nerve function to muscle contraction and protein production. Back in 2000, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surv ...
A Little Niacin Goes a Long Way

A Little Niacin Goes a Long Way

A little more niacin in the diet may go a long way, say nutritionists. This well-known B3 vitamin may help  support blood cholesterol levels already in the normal range and healthy heart function.* Although frequently added to breakfast cereals, grai ...