Category Archives: Nutrition & Supplements

Krill Oil vs Fish Oil: What’s the Difference?

 Do you take fish oil as a part of your daily regimen?  Whether you discovered the benefits of fish oil on your own or your doctor recommended it to you, improving your bone and joint health is most likely one of your top health priorities.

In our last several blog posts, we’ve covered how krill oil goes above and beyond the typical omega-3 supplements out there.

For example, certain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants actually increase the ability for our bodies to not only utilize omega-3’s more efficiently, but also provide additional benefits to our bones and connective tissues.

Let’s take a closer look at how fish oil compares to krill oil. We think you’ll be surprised!

Hype or Healthy: Creatine Supplementation

If you’ve looked at supplements to enhance athletic performance or to support brain health, creatine has almost certainly come up on the list. This highly popular supplement is considered very safe and effective and is used by people worldwide. It is important to understand the benefits of the supplements you are considering, as well as […]

Astaxanthin vs. Vitamin C

When it comes to athletic performance, you want to be at your best. Eating a healthy diet with a variety of fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins is, of course, one key to achieving fitness goals. Many individuals also choose to take supplements that may have an enhancing effect on their athletic performance. Antioxidants are a […]

Matcha vs Green Tea

With a history as rich as its flavor, matcha is a versatile tea with both medicinal and culinary applications. Read on to learn how matcha can help you live a healthier, more relaxed life.   History Before matcha tea, green tea was a highly treasured medicine dating back to the Tang Dynasty of China in […]

The Artic Flex Bone & Joint Formula

Krill oil is a relatively new supplement that’s making waves among health experts. It comes from Antarctic krill, a type of shellfish resembling shrimp. You might be thinking, “Why krill oil??” Well, it turns out that krill oil has many of the same benefits as fish oil, but with a more powerful punch.  For example, […]

What is CoQ10?

In our last blog post, we presented some recent studies that looked at astaxanthin, exercise performance, and recovery.  CoQ10 was mentioned very briefly in that post and since it’s a common nutrient compared to astaxanthin…we thought we’d give you a general overview of it! CoQ10 is a naturally-occurring nutrient that is found within the body’s […]

Astaxanthin & Exercise Performance

Whether you are a weekend warrior or someone who regularly competes in athletic competitions, you want to be at your best when running, cycling, lifting weights, or being involved in other forms of exercise.  While eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of rest can help you achieve your fitness goals, many supplements on the […]

On a Vegan Diet? Don’t Forget About These 6 Nutrients

Whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, legumes, seeds, nuts—the vegan diet introduces so many valuable, whole foods into your daily nutritive intake. Many of the foods that make it into the vegan lifestyle bring many advantages for the body. According to Vegan News, over the last 15 years, a growing number of people in the […]

The Top 4 Benefits of Fermented Foods

Fermented foods are very common in cuisines of all cultures. Think about yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, miso. Fermentation is a natural process performed by bacteria and yeast. Fermenting foods can give them added health benefits. Let’s take a look at some of these and which foods can help!   1.  Food Preservation One of the […]

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