The Biotin Man

"We can repair his hair and skin. We can make them stronger," or so reads the script. In reality, biotin isn't a wonder drug at all, but a wonder nutrient. Also known as vitamin H and a member of the B-Complex family, Biotin is may help ...

Protein Powder Wheys In

Whey protein is a complete protein and, in supplement form, delivers all the benefits of protein without the fat and carbohydrates of eating meat, milk, dairy products and cheese. Protein powder is well-known among athletes looking to support e ...

Protein Benefits are a No-brainer

Protein is a nutrient essential to every body function. Typically, those who follow a diet that includes a protein-rich balance of whole foods such as meat, chicken, fish, milk and other dairy products get enough daily protein. These whole foods cont ...

Getting Enough Potassium?

Here's a nutrient you definitely don't want to leave home without. It's an essential mineral contained in most foods, and acts like an electrolyte in the body, carrying nutrients to cells and getting rid of excess waste. Potassium isn' ...

Magnesium Citrate May Be Good News for the Heart

You've been hearing a lot about magnesium lately. This essential mineral salt converts food to energy, maintains calcium levels in the blood, helps build protein and may support overall heart health. In supplement form, some types of magnesium ar ...

Good Health Depends, In Part, on Enzymes

Every function in the body requires enzymes, which occur naturally in both plants and animals. The possible need for enzyme supplements in the modern American diet is a direct result of our affinity for cooked and processed foods, in which the natura ...

Yaeyama Chlorella “” The Planet’s Super Food

If you're looking for a true "super food," take a good look at Chlorella. This dark green, single-celled micro-algae is cultivated in fresh water ponds. It was one of the first foods to appear on our planet billions of years ago, and it ...