Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
Nutrient Spotlight: Vitamin D

Nutrient Spotlight: Vitamin D

Winter is nearly in full swing, so now is a great time to talk about the importance of vitamin D. Why? Because vitamin D is typically absorbed through exposure to sunlight, something that’s hard to come by when you’re bundled from head to ...
3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

Nothing is more derailing than a case of the sniffles or sneezes, and this is the time of year when everyone seems to be under the weather. But you don’t need to fight seasonal sickness lying down (literally). Instead, take a proactive stance by eati ...