Dynamite comes in small packages. Apparently, so does nutrition. Within the tiny seeds of the Salvia hispanica plant is an enormous world of nutrition, which includes essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber.
Everyday, there seems to be a thrilling and promising innovation in the dietary supplements market. However, retailers should be careful when choosing new products not to fall into a trap of getting the newest and wildest thing out there just for novelty’s sake.
Of all the systems that compose the human body, the immune system is the most awesome, hands down. Its complexity—the wide array of cells that have specific jobs to do, working in harmony with one another—is simply amazing.
How much time have you devoted to considering the needs of those whose lifestyles drive certain diet restrictions? Shoppers who follow a vegetarian, kosher-certified or halal-approved diet expect the same choices for their dietary supplements.
Too often, we don’t fully appreciate what we’ve got until it’s gone. In retrospect, we’d consider trading our most prized possessions to recapture a lost friendship, a great job, a fond past time or good health. Though it’s often taken for granted, vision is what we rely on most to take in the world around us.
All stages of a woman’s life are distinct, yet they blend seamlessly. During puberty, the menarche gives rise to fertility and the monthly hormonal cascade, followed by childbearing years and potential pregnancies, which in turn are followed by peri-menopause, menopause and post-menopause.
Herbalism has often seen the scorn of the American people, its stigma raising images of superstition, witch doctors, hippies, smoke and mirrors. However, many people don’t realize that herbs are the original sources for at least 25% of all pharmaceuticals (1).
The body isn’t one for subtleties. Eat greasy food late at night and chances are your stomach will have informed you of your bad decision by morning. Internal batteries running low? Your eyes (and under-eye circles) will tell the story of late nights and lack of sleep.
Citizens throughout our nation are slowly realizing that our choices, and those that we make for our children, have serious consequences. A wave of media attention surrounding the children’s health sector seems to have marked the natural products industry as the key to promoting health for younger generations.