Nutrient Spotlight: Vitamin D

Nutrient Spotlight: Vitamin D

Winter is nearly in full swing, so now is a great time to talk about the importance of vitamin D. Why? Because vitamin D is typically absorbed through exposure to sunlight, something that’s hard to come by when you’re bundled from head to ...
3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

Nothing is more derailing than a case of the sniffles or sneezes, and this is the time of year when everyone seems to be under the weather. But you don’t need to fight seasonal sickness lying down (literally). Instead, take a proactive stance by eati ...
The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

Also known as vitamin B7 (and sometimes vitamin H), biotin is a nutrient needed for healthy energy production, and it supports enzymes that affect the skin and intestinal tract. Found in many foods naturally (deficiency is rare), biotin may also be t ...
What’s Really Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

What’s Really Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Five to six days a week you’re grinding it out, picking up weights and slamming them down like nobody’s business. You’re an animal! Seriously, you’re eating like a bird and sweating like a horse. Yet the weight isn’t falling off the way you hoped. Wh ...
A New Kind of Vitamin

A New Kind of Vitamin

Most of us strive to be healthy eaters, but even if you dine on salad and veggies all day long, it’s hard to get in the recommended vitamins and minerals without turning to supplements. Call me a skeptic, though, but I’ve always been suspicious ...