Building Healthy Habits in Your Children

Whether your kids have already headed back to school or are on their way soon, now is the time to ingrain some good habits to keep your kids healthy. During the summer months it is easy to slack off on the daily habits we know we should be instilling in our kids. Now that school 

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Preparing for Flu Season

There is so much to look forward to in the fall – cozy sweaters, nights in front of the fireplace, Halloween, pumpkin-spiced flavored everything. There is something else that autumn brings though that is much less pleasant – cold and flu season.  The CDC is the department in charge of tracking cold and flu season 

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Choosing the Right Daily Multivitamin

According to researchers at the National Institutes of Health, one-third of all American adults take some form of daily vitamin or multivitamin supplement. This number has consistently trended upwards since multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements were first introduced in the early 1940s. The sale of daily multivitamins also accounts for almost half of all vitamin and mineral 

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Why You Might Still Need a Vitamin D Supplement in Summer

It’s finally summer! Time for beach days, swimming in the pool, fishing at the lake, picnics in the park, family hikes, and much more. If ever there was a season to get out into the sun, it would be summer. For many people taking a vitamin D supplement, there is a question of whether or 

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Natural Pain Relief: Chronic Pain Supplements

It is quite incredible how much chronic joint pain can affect your quality of life. It can just start suddenly bothering you; you crouch down to get something from a low cupboard, or you twist around in your car to check your blind spot, or you just try to use your computer mouse, and you feel stabbing shooting pain 

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Organic vs. Non-Organic: Is Organic Food Really Better?

In these days of widespread information, we are able to become more and more aware of what we put into our bodies, and what are the good and bad qualities of everything we eat. Most of us want to feed ourselves and our families the best possible quality produce we can source, but might be 

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What are the health benefits of sunlight?

The benefits of 10 to 20 minutes of sun exposure a day are essential to the health, growth, and development of the human body. High in vitamin D which is great for strength, bones and your immune system, sunlight also improves your mood, your sleep, your risk for severe illness and may even aid weight 

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A Beginner’s Guide to Probiotics

Probiotics have become increasingly popular over the last few years. There are countless probiotic supplement options and more seem to pop up every day. The trend is supported by doctors and health officials worldwide so there must be something to it, right? In reality, probiotics are incredibly important to overall health and study after study 

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Healthier Alternatives to White Sugar

Scientists and doctors have been telling us for years about the dangers of too much sugar. The problem though is that it just tastes so good! The natural craving for sugar is in part due to the importance of sugar in early human diets. There weren’t many sources of sugar and if early humans found 

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