0Homemade Body Care with Aura Cacia Essential Oils

August 22, 2015 Aromatherapy, DIY Naturally

Everybody loves a good pamper, but why waste money going to a spa when you can do it yourself right at home, and using only the best, all natural ingredients? Remember: The oil blends used in these recipes are only recommendations. Aura Cacia has a vast line of amazing oils, so go with whatever scent you love the most! Find even more recipes like this on auracacia.com   Exfoliating Foot Scrub Ingredients 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil 2 tablespoons vegetable…

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2What’s Camu Camu?

May 5, 2015 Food Benefits, SuperFoods, SuperFood, Immune Support
The-Camu-Camu-Berry

The Camu Camu Berry The camu berry is one of the world’s most abundant sources of vitamin C—as much as 60 times more C per serving than an orange. This antioxidant-rich berry from the Amazon is also a plentiful source of potassium, calcium, protein, beta carotene, amino acids and powerful phytochemicals. These tiny berries pack a big punch to help aid in the body’s overall health & vitality. Immunity A strong immune system gives you the power to fight foreign invaders…

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0Volcanic Garlic

April 28, 2015 Organic Eating
Volcanic Garlic

About Allicin’s Ranch Volcanic Garlic Our volcanic garlic is grown in two of the most pristine environments in North America using all organic practices, though we do not certify anymore. Spending our summers in the panhandle of North Idaho, we farm our small sustainable garlic mainly by hand. As our crop for the next season is safe asleep in its winter bed, we head down to the Baja in our big red school bus “Allicin” outfitted with a hydrogen fuel cell and solar panel to help in…

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0What is Glutathione?

April 14, 2015 Food Benefits, Supplements

Glutathione is a nutrient-like molecule that is one of the most powerful protective substances in the human body. Its many jobs include: eliminating toxic chemicals; maintaining cell proteins; supporting immunity; acting as an antioxidant; and maintaining the status of vitamins C and E.1 Glutathione Sources Glutathione is both supplied by the diet and produced by the body. All cells can make glutathione, and the liver produces the highest amounts because of its central role in detoxification. The best dietary sources of glutathione are…

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0Plant Proteins – What’s the difference?

March 26, 2015 Food Benefits

These potent powders offer unique benefits Protein powders derived from plants, such a pea, rice, or hemp, are growing in popularity. In addition to being a convenient source of vegan protein, they are less likely to trigger food sensitivities. “Plant-based protein powders are more easily digestible and have a more balanced phytonutrient profile,” says Lauren Beardsley, ND, a naturopathic doctor at Integrative Health in Scottsdale, Ariz. If your system is too acidic, she says, “They can help balance the pH,…

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0Organic verses Wild-Harvested Herbs

March 16, 2015 Featured Partners, Supplements
Roots Branded Herbs

You may have seen our Organic Roots labeled herbs that state it’s “ethically wild-harvested,” but what exactly does that mean and how does it differ from organic? Below is a brief outline of the differences. Note: Our Organic Roots Branded Herbs are privately labeled for us by Vitality Works.* ORGANIC Organic herbs are grown without pesticides and are picked in harmony with the cycles of the day and season. Conventionally grown herbs tend to be heavily sprayed with pesticides at the…

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0Guayaki Yerba Mate Teas

March 2, 2015 Featured Partners

Yerba Mate has the “strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate” all in one beverage. Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world: coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa and guarana, yerba mate triumphs as the most balanced, delivering both energy and nutrition. Yerba mate (yer-bah mah-tay) is made from the naturally caffeinated and nourishing leaves of the celebrated South American rainforest holly tree (Ilex paraguariensis). For centuries, South America’s Aché Guayakí tribe have…

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0Benefits of Bee Pollen

February 17, 2015 Food Benefits, SuperFoods, SuperFood

Article copied from Mercola.com http://www.mercola.com/article/diet/bee_pollen.htm What Is Pollen? Pollen is the male seed of flowers. It is required for the fertilization of the plant. The tiny particles consist of 50/1,000-millimeter corpuscles, formed at the free end of the stamen in the heart of the blossom. Every variety of flower in the universe puts forth a dusting of pollen. Many orchard fruits and agricultural food crops do, too. Bee pollen is the food of the young bee and it is approximately…

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0Why AdrenaSense?

February 17, 2015 Featured Partners, Supplements

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0The Balancing Act

February 5, 2015 Supplements

Making Sure you have the right amounts of all the necessary minerals Written By: Ryan Velez Published in WholeFoods Magazine, February 2015 Minerals play a vital role in many of our major bodily functions, and deficiencies can lead to health issues. Despite this, mineral deficiencies are still very common, with 61% of Americans 19 and older having dietary intakes of magnesium lower than the estimated average requirement and 49% having intakes below the estimated average requirement for calcium (1). A lack…

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