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Prickly pear cactus, also known as opuntia, and nopal (in its native Mexico), is an edible cactus with a long history of culinary and folk-medicine use.
With the particularly virulent influenza virus currently making the rounds, many people are seeking to protect themselves by receiving an influenza vaccination. In this newsletter we will explore some of ways one may detoxify the body from the heavy metals and other deleterious compounds in vaccines.
Our cells' phospholipid membrane controls the transport of nutrients and other molecules into and out of all of our cells. Liposomal delivery enhances that transport for increased absorption of nutrients.
In India there is a saying that the importance of triphala is that of a mother. Its uses may be simplified as purification, cleansing, and detoxification, especially of the digestive tract. These actions affect health on many more levels, however.
However they are measured and labeled, Evergreen Nutrition will continue to bring you the highest quality supplements at the best prices we can find.
Fermented foods and drinks have been around for literally thousands of years, imparting their benefits to humanity.
There is a new, extremely well-researched form of magnesium which has the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier and exert some truly amazing effects.
Don't miss a beat with beats. They can improve oxygenation to the brain, enhance athletic performance, support nitric oxide production and are loaded with nutrients.
Himalaya combines the best of ancient Ayurvedic tradition and modern science. They are also committed to the making a positive difference in the global community and to our planet.
Vitamin Angels has helped at-risk populations in need – specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five – gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals. They have nourished 52 million children in 66 countries including the United States.
Get the NAC! N-acetyl cysteine is an amazing antioxidant that binds toxins for removal and activates important detoxification enzymes plus it protects cell membranes with potent free-radical scavenging activity. And that's not all ...
All B vitamins come in standard and coenzyme ("active") forms — methylfolate (5-MTHF) is the "active form" of folic acid. A certain genetic condition prevents some people from converting folic acid to 5-MTHF, thus supplementation is crucial for them, but it can benefit the general population as well.
Astaxanthin is a unique and beneficial antioxidant — it is both fat and water soluble and about 5,000 times stronger than Vitamin C, 550 times stronger than Vitamin E and 11 times more powerful than beta-carotene.
Garden of Life has long been an innovative nutritional supplement company, respected by retailers and trusted by consumers. Recently they have launched a line of Sport Performance products which both adhere to their long-standing vision and break new ground in the Sports Performance category.
True beauty springs from within. Let us show you how silica can help you maintain strong bones, flexible joints, radiant skin, lustrous hair and strong nails that reflect your inner health.
Beauty is more than skin deep. Inner health is reflected in outer beauty and grace. Take a look at how sulfur from MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) can help create beauty from within.
It is said that beauty is only skin deep. But we would say that beauty goes deeper than skin because unless you are in good shape on the inside you will not radiate health and vitality and move with grace. A significant way to keep yourself in good shape — both inside and out — is with collagen.
Beneficial bacteria make up about 70% of our immune defenses with most of the defending happening in the gut.
Like a football team with its separate offensive and defensive sides and positions, our symbiotic “team” of probiotics is also multifaceted. We have Lactobacillus organisms and Bifidobacteria (plus some others) throughout our bodies.
A statistically significant reduction in the risk of development of macular degeneration was found with the use of antioxidants, including vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and zinc. Supplements of these potentially protective nutrients, as well as lutein and zeaxanthin, may be beneficial for people who cannot eat enough of the foods in which they occur.
If you are bewildered by the myriad selection of protein powders on our shelves, let us help simplify the choice by narrowing it down to Garden of Life’s five protein options: RAW Organic Protein, Organic Plant Protein, RAW Protein & Greens, RAW Fit and RAW Organic Meal.
Glyphosate, a derivative of the amino acid glycine, is an herbicide developed for use on genetically modified (GM) crops. The “gly-“ part of glyphosate refers to the glycine-like chemical structure that enables glyphosate to insert itself into our glycine receptors and glycine-containing proteins thereby interfering with normal physiological function.
A Canadian study, dubbed the COMB study (Combination of Micronutrients for Bone), shows compelling evidence for certain micronutrient combinations for bone health.
Be on the lookout for sunscreens that are free of toxic chemicals.
The Environmental Working Group published a study revealing that more than 75% of the 2,000 sunscreens they reviewed contained toxic chemicals that can increase risk of cancer and other health issues. Some of these dangerous ingredients may absorb into the blood, release free radicals in sunlight, disrupt hormones, or cause allergic reactions and cause skin irritation.
Of course getting a moderate amount of sunshine daily is essential for good health and generating Vitamin D3 (which naturally boosts the immune system as well as improves mood).
When it comes to sunscreen it's best to look for mineral sunscreens that contain zinc or titanium. These do not breakdown in sunlight, are not usually absorbed, are not allergenic and are more effective at blocking UVA rays than non-minerals. These sunscreens are also a good choice for children and have shown to have the best safety profiles of the choices in the US.
100% whole-food supplements contain nutrients the way they exist in nature: complete phytonutrients with synergistic cofactors intact which you don’t get from isolated fractions.
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