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Info: Katie is a Marketing Editor (and loyal customer) at Vitacost.com. In her spare time, she enjoys biking with her husband, playing with her pets and writing bios about herself.
Probiotics 101

Probiotics 101

If you’re not a know-it-all when it comes to probiotics, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick crash course one one of the most important and powerful nutritional supplement available. Probiotics are live bacteria which are beneficial to ...
The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

Also known as vitamin B7 (and sometimes vitamin H), biotin is a nutrient needed for healthy energy production, and it supports enzymes that affect the skin and intestinal tract. Found in many foods naturally (deficiency is rare), biotin may also be t ...
Naturally Flavored Homemade Gummy Vitamins

Naturally Flavored Homemade Gummy Vitamins

Tired of the battle that ensues when you tell your kids to take their vitamins? Or maybe you’re not a fan of swallowing supplements yourself. Either way, I have two magical words for you: gummy vitamins. ...
How to Choose a Plant Protein

How to Choose a Plant Protein

Whether you’re simply tired of whey protein, you’re a vegan or you’re looking for an allergen-free alternative, plant-based protein products may be the answer. But which one is right for you? Read on to find out more. Pea: Pea prote ...
Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

If you’re trying to cut back on chemicals, don’t forget arts-and-crafts time! This weekend, skip the pre-packaged egg dying kit and gather some supplies from your vegetable crisper and spice rack instead. Richly colored fruits, vegetables and spices ...
5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Natural Sunscreen

5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Natural Sunscreen

Although they may offer excellent protection from the sun’s rays, conventional sunscreens can also provide exposure to a wide range of hazardous or irritating chemicals. When you’re shopping for a sunscreen this summer, look for a natural ...
The Ultimate Superfood Smoothie

The Ultimate Superfood Smoothie

You’ve added a few leaves of kale, a spoonful of spirulina or a sprinkling of flaxseed to your smoothie in an attempt to boost the nutritional value of your breakfast. Well, we think it’s time to take the next step – by blending up a concoction that’ ...