Keep Your Dog Healthy During the Holidays!

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When the holidays hit, most of us find our kitchens filled with cookies, candy, and all the fixings for those special holiday meals. But these goodies don’t just tempt us—they also tempt our furry friends. Yet, no matter how much your dog begs, sharing those holiday treats can lead to doggy digestive issues, cardiovascular problems, seizures, and even death. Does …

Strong Bones Made Simple

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The word osteoporosis literally translates to “porous bones.” In fact, on x-rays, healthy bones appear to be white while bones affected by osteoporosis show up as spotty looking and almost see-through. Yet, osteoporosis is considered a “silent” disease, meaning it develops slowly over many years without causing pain or other symptoms. For some people, the first sign of osteoporosis comes …

3 Ways to Maximize Your Multi

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You try to do everything you can to stay healthy. You eat right, exercise, and keep your numbers where they need to be. But if you’re not taking a daily multivitamin-multimineral supplement, you aren’t giving yourself the best chance for abundant wellness. Multivitamins act like nutrient insurance. When you take a high-quality multi, you can feel confident that you’re providing …

Ayurvedic Adaptogen Combo Boosts Brain Activity

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The Study Abstract: Dimpfel W, Schombert L, Keplinger-Dimpfel IK, Panossian A. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). Effects of an Adaptogenic Extract on Electrical Activity of the Brain in Elderly Subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Two-Armed Cross-Over Study.2020 Mar 14;13(3):45. Background: The current and potential uses of adaptogens are mainly related to treatment of stress-induced fatigue, impaired cognitive function, mental illness, …

Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best – decoding them – can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients.   Vitamin: B6 (Pyridoxamine) What it is: There are various forms of Vitamin B6, including pyridoxine, pyridoxal-5-phosphate, and pyridoxamine. Where it comes …

Stop Acute Pain Fast!

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When you’re suddenly hit with pain, you want relief and you want it now! Acute pain comes on fast—usually due to an injury—and it doesn’t stick around once the problem gets fixed. But in the meantime, you want that pain to stop. The problem is, most over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers come with potential side effects that could actually make you …

Fascia Fitness

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The secret to maintaining flexibility and mobility for life Have you ever noticed how cats stretch when they wake up or change position? They are not just stretching their muscles, they are stretching their fasciae. Maybe that’s the real secret to having nine lives. What Is Fascia? Fascia is fibrous connective tissue, mostly comprised of collagen, that surrounds your bones, …

Grill Happy!

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Too hot to cook indoors? Fire up the grill with our healthy dinner ideas Nothing’s better on a hot summer night than dinner on the grill. But if you simply can’t face yet another burger, check out one of our healthy grilled alternatives that are bursting with flavor and nutrients.   Perfectly Grilled Spatchcock Chicken Spatchcocking a chicken simply means …

Guard Against Fleas and Ticks!

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The number one recommendation when it comes to fleas and ticks? Prevention! Depending on your lifestyle and where you live, however, that can be easier said than done. Here are some natural ways to pursue prevention, along with some guidance if your pup encounters these potentially harmful pests. How Fleas and Ticks Find Your Dog Unfortunately, it only takes a …

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Immune Health Remains Front and Center As 2021 continues, consumers are becoming savvier on any and all ways to promote their immune health. Dietary supplements that have seen a surge in popularity include vitamins A, C, D, and E, elderberry, Echinacea, melatonin, probiotics, and zinc. Consumers have also developed a new understanding of how certain foods and beverages can affect …