Health Blog

  • Purify Indoor Air With These Plants

    Plants are magical. Well technically, it’s science, but either way, they’re pretty incredible. With winter fast approaching, we will be spending more and more time indoors. This is a perfect time to consider some indoor plants to help keep the air clear of toxins—perhaps at your workstation?

  • Dream A Little Dream With These Sleep Tips

    Are you awake more often than you would like, especially during these stressful times? Here are tips to help you decide if you're doing everything right to get your best night's sleep, as well as the latest on supplements for dreamland.
  • Live--and age--with purpose

    Discover what it means to live with purpose, along with three functional exercises to help you make every day better.
  • Is This Mobile Life A Pain In Your Neck?

    Never before in history have we looked down toward our feet with such frequency and duration. “Text neck” and other back problems are serious health concerns that result directly from continuously staring down with a flexed neck, curved spine, and rounded shoulders as we communicate and play games via mobile devices.
  • The Science of Supplements: Immunity

    In recent years, scientists have been studying many natural products for their potential roles in supporting our immune systems, and preventing or treating illness. Here are some making headlines.

    As always, it’s crucial to chat with your health care practitioner before taking any new supplement, as not every product is right for every person.

  • Know Your Vitamin D

    Some of the latest COVID-related research has shown that having a healthy level of vitamin D in the body may be one of the important elements for those who successfully manage the disease. Here are some other important advantages to vitamin D. Also, read about the key link between vitamin D function and the levels of magnesium in the body.

     

  • Protect Your Health With These Tips

    While the world is focused on the rapid spread of COVID-19, the global public health community echoes what the natural health community already knows: prevention is the most important weapon against illness.

    Here, we’re offering a refresher course on the best practices for protecting yourself—and supporting your immune system—against viruses and infection.

  • Probiotic Benefits

    Probiotics are the "good bacteria" that live in your gut, but they also live throughout the body, including on our skin. Good bacteria are important for our immune system, our mood, our digestion and more. Discover other benefits of probiotics in the study results discussed below.
  • Protect Your Health With These Tips

    While the world is focused on the rapid spread of COVID-19, the global public health community echoes what the natural health community already knows: prevention is the most important weapon against illness.

    Here, we’re offering a refresher course on the best practices for protecting yourself—and supporting your immune system—against viruses and infection.

  • At-Home Activities For The Kids

    If you’re trying to parent while working from home, you’re not alone. COVID-19 has thrown most of our summer plans out the window, and it hasn’t been easy. It can be challenging to try to balance everything, as well as create memorable experiences for your kids. And just when school begins again, we find ourselves challenged more with online schooling that keeps the kids at home. However, with a little creativity and a lot of self-kindness, it’s possible to stay active as a family and remain sane.

    Here are some at-home ideas that may work for your family.

  • Vitamins K and D may improve COVID-19 outcomes

    In these uncertain times, one thing we know for sure--the better care we take of our day-to-day health, the better. Here is some of the latest information on vitamin K and vitamin D and COVID-19 research:
  • Want To Improve Your Immunity? Get Better Sleep

    Getting better sleep is probably the most underutilized strategy we can adopt for better health, and it’s never been more vital to tap into its power. Research scientists are spending many waking hours learning about the critical importance of sleep to our mental and physical health, including its role in immune health and fending off viruses.