Dairy: Does It Really Do a Body Good?

Go a day without dairy. What you’ll notice is an astounding dependence on products derived from cow’s milk. Start with breakfast : no cream in your coffee; no cream cheese on your bagel; dry cereal. Dairy’s everywhere, and it’ ...

Maintain Healthy Memory

Have you ever wandered into a room only to forget what brought you there in the first place? You’re not alone.  Memory is part of an extremely complex process that stores billions of pieces of information for later use””so it’ ...

A Brief History of Vitamins

Throughout the course of human history, we’ve always had the natural instinct to fulfill our hunger. But it wasn’t until fairly recently that we began to isolate and identify specific nutrients that could support healthy function of the b ...

6 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Shorter days, dropping temperatures and grey skies””they can all take a toll on your mood and leave you feeling tired and gloomy.  Battle the winter blues and get back to your cheerful self with these six helpful tips. 1.    E ...

Vitamin D for a Healthy, Happy Winter

One of the major natural sources of vitamin D is sunlight. And it doesn’t take a certified meteorologist to tell you that in the wintertime, that precious resource can sometimes be scarce. During those grey winter months, your levels of Vitamin ...

How to Use Liquid Herbal Extracts

The benefits of natural herbal extracts are numerous, and vary from herb to herb. Why and how should you take them in liquid form? For starters, your body absorbs liquids better than pills, because they do not require digestion. This is especially he ...

The Natural Sweetness of Stevia

Do you dump spoonfuls of sugar into your coffee every morning? Or crave cookies and cake in the afternoon? Many people are dependent on sugar for a satisfying treat, pick-me-up or flavor enhancer. As we all know, however, this sweet additive can have ...