Product Spotlight: Enhanced Stress Relief

Enhanced Stress Relief is a gentle, non-sedative herbal approach to anxiety, nervousness, and over-stimulation. Designed to synergistically balance key neurotransmitters to provide calm and focus at any time of day or night. Can be used regularly or as needed in times of stress. Ingredients: Lemon Balm is a traditional calmative that increases expression of GABA, an... Read more »
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Supplement Considerations for People with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) presents a range of digestive issues that cause general discomfort. Bloating, abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea, and constipation are all signs that your digestive system isn't functioning well. These issues make it hard for your body to get the nutrients it needs to support its many systems.

If you can't absorb an adequate amount of nutrients from your diet, supplements may be in order. But those with digestive issues and sensitivities can't pick just any product on the shelves. In this post, we share some considerations you'll want to keep in mind when picking your supplements.


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Did you know the supplement industry is government regulated?

A common misunderstanding as to why many consider dietary supplements “unregulated” is because they are not regulated the same as prescription or over-the-counter medications. The distinction is that dietary supplements have always been regulated as a category of food, not drugs. This article addresses the misconceptions surrounding supplement regulations.
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Youth Sports Nutrition: The Three Biggest Mistakes Commonly Made When Feeding Your Child Athlete

  Nutritional needs vary little between kids and adults—therefore what works for one, works for the other. But what if nutrition is not working for Mom and Dad? Like the famous Hippocratic adage – Physician heal thyself – most adults could benefit from a review of the dietary needs for the whole family’s optimal weight,... Read more »
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Product Spotlight: ABx Support

Sir Alexander Fleming, on his chance discovery of penicillin in 1928 once said, “One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.” He was granted the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his discovery that revolutionized medicine.1.  Eighty-seven years later, our understanding of infectious disease and treatment has advanced beyond measure as well as... Read more »
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Product Spotlight: L-Carnitine

L-carnitine is an important amino acid that helps the body to utilize fats as fuel. Technically, L-carnitine is the amino acid that ferries fatty acids to the mitochondria of the cell, where they can be made into ATP (cell fuel.)It is derived in the body from L-lysine, and methylated with the help of L-methionine (SAMe)... Read more »
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Product Spotlight: Valerian Root

Valerian root is primarily used to help people fall asleep and stay asleep. Other less known indications include muscle and uterine cramping, digestive spasm, and nervous headache.  It has a long history of use in Western and Chinese medicine, and was cited for medicinal use by Hippocrates, the father of medicine (ca 460-377 BC.)  Valerian... Read more »
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