I have to admit it (but don’t tell my wife): You ladies have it hard when it comes to maintaining your health. On top of everyday worries, you have to keep up with a laundry-list of routine checkups. Add to that hormonal phases. And like a cherry on top, women fret over fine lines, wrinkles and age spots in a way men never will. Read more →
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Studies have shown men are less likely than women to eat their vegetables. They’re also less likely to take supplements. And when health issues arise, they are more reluctant to get them checked out by a professional. Yet both groups have the same end-goal in mind: we all want to be well, and to live long, healthy lives. So why the differences in behavior?
The month of February is typically associated with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, red roses and sappy cards filled with poetry. It’s a time to remind your significant other how they have touched your heart.
But it’s also a good time to take care of your own heart. In honor of American Heart Month, I urge you to evaluate your daily habits: are they helping or hurting your heart?
Move over, fish oil. Not everyone can tolerate the taste, the smell or those less-than-attractive repeats that so many fish oil supplements can haunt you with. Even worse: some of you are downright allergic to the finned and shelled swimmers of the sea.
Sound familiar? If you’re a vegetarian, vegan or food-allergy-sufferer, you may not be getting adequate amounts of essential fatty acids. And you don’t want to miss the boat. Trust me when I say you’d fare better – and feel better – adding plant-based oils and seeds to your diet. Read more →
We’ve all been there—hunting for misplaced keys, trying to recall the name of a person we just met, walking into a room and wondering why we entered in the first place. Forgetfulness happens. It comes with being busy, stressed or tired. It also naturally picks up as we get older.
I get a lot of questions from customers, vendors and even employees here at Vitacost about what supplements and products I take every day. As the CEO of a health and wellness company, I certainly understand the curiosity.
Whether your goal is to become fitter, stronger or leaner, there are a lot of moving parts to keep up with – literally. Active people tend to take on more responsibilities than their sedentary counterparts, so their plates fill up fast. And as any go-getter knows, this lifestyle can become overwhelming and just plain exhausting…if you let it. Read more →
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