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Taking Cardiovascular Health to Heart

Heart disease is a major problem and the statistics are concerning. From good eating habits and exercise, to taking preventative supplements and reducing stress, there is a lot you can do to help maintain cardiovascular health.

5 Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Watermelon evokes the perfect summer day; golden sunlight, green grass, the smell of sunscreen, and the refreshing splash of the lake. From hydration to heart health, here are 5 reasons to eat watermelon at your next picnic or party, or as your new summer snack.

Christie B Reveals Three Bs of Beautiful Skin

1. Berries Something that tastes great AND is good for you? You bet. Fantastic fruits! Especially the ones in deep, rich hues like blueberries and blackberries. These darker-toned fruits are potent sources of free radical-fighting antioxidants and boast an ORAC antioxidant rating of well over 2,000 (an apple is 218). “Free radical damage is one more…

Whole Food Supplements

What is a Whole Food? A food is considered whole when it has not been processed, changed, or refined in any way. Whole foods include fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and animal products such as meat and eggs. In whole foods, there exists a natural balance of the three macromolecules: protein, carbohydrates, and fats. Although more…

Vitamin Angels & the Power of Vitamins

Vitamin Angels & the Power of Vitamins All over the globe mothers and children are at risk for malnutrition; this coupled with extreme poverty, unbearable living conditions and a lack of resources takes a devastating toll on their survival rate. Luckily, there is a small, dedicated group of people working hard to provide support to more…