Get in the Spirit with Spirulina

Get in the Spirit with Spirulina

Q: What is Spirulina? A: Spirulina is known throughout the health and wellness community as a green superfood, but why is it green? Spirulina is actually free-floating natural algae (cyanobacterium) and is most often found in small tropical lakes and ...
Getting to the Root of Healthy Hair

Getting to the Root of Healthy Hair

Whether you’re striving for long, flowing locks or trying to maintain what your mama gave you, giving your hair well-deserved TLC will always pay off. But first you have to get to the root of it all. I’ll readily admit that I’m a bit of a hair- ...
CEO Corner: The Power of Probiotics

CEO Corner: The Power of Probiotics

I haven’t always been a fan of yogurt—except maybe the frozen kind that comes in a sugar cone. But in the last decade or so I’ve made a point of expanding my health horizons and now include it in my diet. Why? Surely you’ve heard by now that in addit ...
Everything’s Coming Up (Prim)roses

Everything’s Coming Up (Prim)roses

Primrose oil, in capsule form, has been part of my supplement regimen for ages–I can’t even remember when I started taking it to “keep me sane” during that time of the month, and I’ve continued to take it because it now ...
Lactic Acid is Not Why You’re Sore

Lactic Acid is Not Why You’re Sore

Leg day? Yeah, you’re going to feel it but not for the reason you might think. It’s an old misconception that lactic acid buildup is the cause of post-exercise muscle soreness. It’s not. But it is the reason you feel a burning sensa ...
Have You Met Your Matcha?

Have You Met Your Matcha?

Q: What is matcha? A: Matcha is made from green tea leaves that have been laid out to dry, de-stemmed and ground into an incredibly fine powder. The leaves are picked from shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. The shade helps slow down the growth of ...