Category Archives: Nutrition & Supplements

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 […]

Foods High in Histamine

Histamine is a natural chemical found in many foods and produced throughout the body. Our bodies use histamine to initiate an immune response. Histamine also has other roles in the body. Histamine in food doesn’t normally produce an immune response, but…   How Does the Body Process Histamine in Food? Histamine is highly regulated in […]

4 Nutrients That Support Healthy Hair

Do you want hydrated, voluminous hair? Read on! Today, we’re going to discuss nutrients that can help you maintain healthy hair from the inside out.   Vitamin A Vitamin A is a necessary micronutrient that plays a role in many bodily functions, such as boosting your immune system. Vitamin A also plays a role in […]

What Affects Cholesterol More: Diet or Exercise?

If you’re worried about high cholesterol, you may be wondering, “How can I lower my cholesterol level? Where do I even begin?” Not to worry! While high cholesterol can be scary, lowering your cholesterol can also be relatively straightforward. The secret is diet and exercise. While simple, in theory, implementing a diet and exercise regimen […]

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