The Many Amazing Uses and Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric, or Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae), is a rhizome that includes beneficial antioxidant compounds including curcumin, which also helps support a healthy inflammatory response.* While we appear to absorb very little curcumin from the standard turmeric powder used in food, this spice can provide antioxidants. It is also an excellent way to add flavor to more…

Vitamin D: How Much Do You Need?

There is a lot of debate about the optimal dose of vitamin D and it is one of the most common questions people ask me. Current Recommendations The current recommended daily allowance for vitamin D is a mere 600 IU (15 mcg) daily. Prominent experts in this area claim that dose is based on erroneous more…