The Surprising Benefits of Chewing Gum

It freshens your breath and keeps your mouth entertained when talking is off limits””but who knew chewing gum could actually be good for your health? Gum’s been around for centuries. Ancient Greeks chewed mastiche, a chewy substance made ...

Daily Support for Healthy Joints

At this very moment, your joints are working hard to make your life easier. Whether you’re sitting or standing, chances are you’re using your knees, hips, elbows, wrists or hands. It’s obvious that joint health is crucial to overall ...

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 ...