Category Archives : supplements

A New Year and New Healthy Eating Habits

As the holiday season draws to a close, many of us start to think about how to eat more healthfully in the New Year and perhaps try and lose those few extra pounds that might have crept up on us over the holidays. If healthy eating and cooking are on your list of New Year’s […]


Cold & Flu Prevention Remedies 1

If you tend to catch every winter bug that goes around, consider two supplements: the herb astragalus and a medicinal mushroom supplement that contains maitake, shiitake, turkey tail, or reishi mushrooms. Both remedies, long used in Chinese medicine, have antiviral properties that may ward off colds and flu. Like all “tonic” remedies, they have a […]

Vitamin E for Anti-Aging

Vitamin E is a key anti-aging vitamin that protects the skin and other cell structures in your body from free radical damage. Some researchers believe that vitamin E is the most important of all the anti aging antioxidants – the master vitamin. Nutritionists estimate that over 95% of Americans have a diet providing below the […]

Safe Travels & Happy Tummy!

As you’re wandering the globe this season, steer clear of food-borne illness by getting your daily fill of garlic (in food or capsule form) and probiotics (through yogurt or acidophilus supplements). Garlic provides antibacterial action, and probiotics build up your gut’s beneficial bugs to counter harmful bacteria. If you do end up with a queasy […]

Summer Travel – Reset Your Clock

If you change time zones you can reset your body clock by taking 1 to 3 milligrams of melatonin — a hormone that regulates your sleep-wake cycle — 30 minutes before bedtime. When you wake up, look at the sun for 10 minutes. This will send a message to the part of the brain that […]

Replenish Electrolytes

People often know they need electrolytes in the heat of summer. But your body’s need for electrolytes doesn’t stop when fall begins. Electrolytes aid in rehydration, so get plenty of them all year.  Try Emergen-C ElectroMIX – it’s the ideal addition to virtually any beverage, providing the electrolytes your body needs.

Try Triphala for Regularity

Avoid constipation and stay regular with Triphala, an Ayurvedic blend of three fruits that is believed to help tone the gastrointestinal tract. Look for capsules of Triphala and follow package directions.