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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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.