Relieve muscle tension and stress, feed your heart and sleep better all with mighty magnesium, the unsung hero of minerals!
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.
The probiotic genera Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium are a bit like football’s offensive and defensive lines and positions — different, but united in accomplishing the same goal: our mutual good health.
The Sleep section at Evergreen Nutrition receives a staggering amount of customer attention. Many, many people coming into the store report an inability to sleep properly, or attain a sufficient night's sleep. Everyone at some point understands how a poor night's sleep (or no sleep at all) has many detrimental consequences. It is not an exaggeration to say that sleep is absolutely essential for mind and body (and vital health). According to a study by the National Sleep Foundation, 40 million Americans suffer from a variety of 70 different sleep disorders. Sixty percent of adults reported problems sleeping a few days out of the week. So, you are not alone!
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.
Most people have heard that an overabundance of omega-6 fats is detrimental to health, promoting inflammation. The exception to this unhealthy omega-6 rule, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), is an omega-6 fatty acid which not only has many of the same anti-inflammatory properties as the omega-3 fats found in fish and flax oils, but also performs some additional functions which fish oil does not.
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.
Hippocrates, the "father of medicine," recommended silver over 2,400 years ago. American Biotech Labs has improved upon this ancient treatment with the development of their uniquely constructed, patented SilverSol® Technology.
First coming to attention as a purported major factor in the French Paradox, everyone from Harvard University to the National Cancer Institute to the National Library of Medicine have since studied the compound and demonstrated an astonishing array of benefits to the human body.
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.
Gluten at 20 parts per million causes harm in those with Celiac Disease.
A wide variety of options exists nowadays for consumers wishing to supplement with protein powders.
There are a number of factors that determine the cost of goods, from the closing of a single manufacturing plant to global weather changes.
If allergies are preventing you from enjoying the great outdoors to its fullest, give these products a try and step outside and have some fun.
Many people are looking for safe and natural answers for their seasonal allergies.
Alpha Lipoic Acid is called "the universal antioxidant" because it is both water- and fat-soluble making it capable of protecting both water-based and fat-based tissues.
Curcumin, a component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), has an amazing array of health benefits
The Ayurvedic herbal tradition, with its base in the Indian subcontinent, has become popular worldwide, and many of the classic herbs in Ayurveda are now available and well-known in this country. Evergreen Nutrition is pleased to carry two of the finest Ayurvedic herbal companies in the world, Savesta and Himalaya.
Resveratrol has anti-aging and life extension properties due to activation of the longevity gene, SIRT1.
Some important factors to consider in choosing a protein powder may be reasonable price, good taste, mixability, whether it is low in fat and carbohydrates, and whether it contains no artificial sweeteners or refined sugar.
There are many nutrients which can aid in bringing blood sugar into balance and improving glucose utilization.
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