Why You Need Vitamin D (Even When You’re Outside a Lot)

Vitamin D — the vitamin that our doctors remind us to take all winter to help keep away the winter blues (or Seasonal Affective Disorder). It’s the vitamin for a mood-boost and a pick-me-up, right? Well, you’re not wrong, but there’s actually a lot more Vitamin D contributes to your well-being than just a mid-winter remedy for keeping away the…

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Could You Be Iodine Deficient?

What do you know about iodine? Most people would tell you that it is added to salt, but they don’t know why. I recently learned that iodine was “discovered” in 1811 while searching for an alternative source of materials needed to make gunpowder for Napoleon’s army. An interesting story, but this simple mineral is needed by our bodies every day…

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The Amazing Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is essential to life. While most animals manufacture vitamin C in their bodies, humans rely on dietary sources. Without vitamin C we will develop scurvy, a fatal disease. Scurvy is characterized by bleeding and bruising throughout the body. The gums swell, teeth fall out and within a few months the terrible suffering  ends in death. The typical Western…

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CoQ10

Did you know that your heart beats about 100,000 times each day pumping blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels. It works harder than any other muscle during a lifetime. While we appreciate all that hard work, most of us don’t think much about it until there are problems. I can attest to that. When I developed an irregular heart…

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Green Coffee Bean

Much of our enjoyment over the holidays includes over-indulging in foods that we know aren’t good for us. In the back of our minds January looms…the month associated with fresh starts, better health and weight loss. At least, that is what we hope for. What if there was a supplement that could help you achieve your weight loss goals???  …

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AHCC Mushroom

How are you doing this “flu season”? As I watched my friends and family succumbing to some nasty viral infections I wondered what could be done to prevent them. When I asked Tim O’Brien, owner of Apple Wellness, about the possibilities. He recommended AHCC Mushroom as the world’s most studied immune system nutrient.     After doing a little investigating…

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