Say “Hi” to Hyaluronic Acid

You may have seen it as a dietary supplement or in a popular skin care cream or serum. But what exactly is hyaluronic acid? And perhaps more importantly, what can it do for you?   Hyaluronic acid (also known as hyaluronan or hyaluronate) is a carbohy ...

Which Form of Vitamin C is Best?

Because it’s a water-soluble vitamin, vitamin C isn’t stored by the body and must be continually replaced. Question is, what’s the best way to do this? Many foods are rich in vitamin C, including oranges, grapefruit, strawberries, b ...

Supplement Timing: Does It Matter?

Supplement users often wonder, “Is there a particular time of day I should take them?”. The answer is yes. Vitamins, minerals and other nutrients require certain body conditions in order to be effectively absorbed and utilized by the bod ...

Protect Yourself from Supplement Scams

There are a lot of products out there that claim to do a lot of things””clothes that make you look thinner, cleaners that remove impossible stains, programs that get you rich (quickly!). You may have purchased one, only to discover later you ...

Krill: The Helpful Crustacean

Step aside, salmon; another sea creature is creeping into your territory and has become a widely popular alternative to fish oil sources of omega-3 essential fatty acids. If you haven’t heard of krill, they are tiny shrimp-like crustaceans that ...

Apple Cider Vinegar: What Can ACV Do for Me?

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what can apple cider vinegar do?  People have been using ACV for hundreds of years for a variety of reasons, from making pickles to polishing metal. And as it turns out, this powerful liquid, made from f ...

Whole Food Supplements: What’s the (Whole) Story?

We’ve always been told that our bodies need a myriad of nutrients to support health and wellness. We’ve also been told that the best way to bring in the benefits of these vitamins and minerals is through the foods we eat. For many, itR ...