The beauty of spring and summer in the Willamette Valley seems to have just one drawback: the abundance of airborne allergens thanks to the profusion of grasses, shrubs, and trees here. Many people suffer from a large variety of symptoms, whether from one particular source or a combination. Some of these symptoms can be quite severe, leading to misery of a kind during certain months.
It is well-known that in the USA, CVD is the leading killer of men. What is not so well-known is that CVD is the leading killer of women aged 50 and older. It is also not common knowledge that there are substantial gender differences in not only the prevalence of these diseases, but also in the signs and symptoms of CVD.
Some of the most exciting science relating to nutritional "anti-aging" in the last 15 years has been the study of mitochondia and mitochondrial wellness. If you remember your biology classes at all, you will recall that mitochondria (singular: mitochondrion) are the "powerhouses" or "fuel-furnaces" of the cell.
The amino acid L-arginine as a supplement had been largely relegated to the sports nutrition realm for decades. This is changing in recent years as the primary benefit for which athletes relied on this amino is becoming increasingly studied and its importance to health is more widely understood and appreciated.
Vitamin B-12 is possibly the most well-known of the B family of vitamins. Even orthodox medical practitioners recognize its importance in treating pernicious anemia, for example.
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.
One of the most legendary herbs in the Ayurvedic herbal tradition, with a history of use stretching back more than one thousand years, has some of the most disparate and interesting properties ascribed to it.
Hopefully most people who live in Oregon are aware of the state flower. Beyond its symbolic status, however, Oregon grape is a time-honored, revered herbal medicine with many physiological actions benefiting multiple body systems.
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.
After the introduction of pharmaceutical drugs, the highly antimicrobial mineral iodine was largely forgotten. However, the germ-killing aspects of iodine are just one of its many benefits.
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.
The long-term consequences of GMOs are unknown. The toxins used on herbicide-tolerant GMO plants have spawned "superweeds" and "superbugs" and the use of even more toxic chemicals.
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.
“A house full, a hole full! And you cannot gather a bowl-full!”
In spite of Squirrel Nutkin's riddle, the bowl of the Willamette Valley has been full of smoke nearly all summer. With the most unhealthy air quality in 25 years, even people who don't normally have respiratory problems are feeling the effects.
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.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as winter cherry, is one of the most important herbs in the traditional Ayurvedic medicine of India.
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.
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