How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

If your doctor has ever prescribed an antibiotic, he also may have told you to eat yogurt or take a daily probiotic supplement along with it. There is good reason for that. Our digestive systems are home to trillions of bacteria, many of which we rel ...
Harnessing the Power of Potassium

Harnessing the Power of Potassium

A mineral multitasker, potassium is perhaps best known as the nutrient in bananas that acts as an electrolyte, keeping body fluid levels and acid/alkaline balance in check. But this essential nutrient plays a part in many other body functions, like h ...
3 Herbs & Spices Your Heart Will Love

3 Herbs & Spices Your Heart Will Love

Have you ever looked at your spice rack or your herb garden and thought, “I love you SO much!!” Maybe not, but there’s a lot to adore about herbs and spices… and humans have thought so for centuries. This February, with love in the air, let’s give so ...
Avoiding Omega-3 Pitfalls

Avoiding Omega-3 Pitfalls

As anyone who has experienced the particular yuck factor of fishy burps as a consequence of taking fish oil knows, not all omega-3 formulas are created equal. Since omega-3s might well be the most important supplement you take, it’s worth being espec ...