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News flash: exposure to the sun can actually be good for you. Just 15 minutes of daily exposure stimulates the skin to help supply all of the Vitamin D you need. Unfortunately, almost one-half of Americans and two-thirds of Canadians don’t get enough Vitamin D. Almost 1 billion people worldwide fail to get enough of this vital nutrient, according to Science Daily, a U.S. website. That makes it among the most common nutritional deficiencies.  Exposure to sunlight is important because Vitamin D is relatively hard to obtain in many diets. Egg yolks, mushrooms and oily fish are among the few foods [...]
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Education, Nutrition
When we’re sick, we go to the doctor’s office and, oftentimes, we take medicine to make us feel better. But what about every other day of the year—how do we treat our minds and bodies before illness strikes? As we become more aware of what we’re putting in our bodies, and of health and wellness more generally, we are turning our attention to dietary supplements. Increasingly, we’re beginning to understand how supplements can support our long-term health—and help us look and feel our very best now ... we’re talking supporting energy, mood and vitality. In this eGuide: Supplementing the modern diet Customizing your [...]
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Education, Nutrition
The following content was provided by Garden of Life: For Garden of Life, being one of the top-selling brands in the Natural Products Industry didn’t come easy—but it’s the only way we know how to do it.  We are obsessed with our ingredients. That may sound odd coming from a supplement company, but it’s a fact. Whether we’re making a vitamin, or a probiotic, or a protein powder, we always start with real foods—we want our products to be the best possible formulas to enhance your health. We’re happy to leave the synthetically created, chemical “breakthroughs” from huge commercial laboratories to the [...]
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Education, Nutrition
Happy #‌BumpDay to all the mamas to be out there! In honor of this annual day that celebrates beautiful bumps and healthy pregnancies, I wanted to share the things that have gotten me through my first pregnancy thus far. Vitamins 1. Garden of Life Prenatal Once Daily & Prenatal Multi Gummies If there's ever a good time to start taking vitamins, it's when you're expecting. Getting essential vitamins and minerals during pregnancy is incredibly important to baby's development. My prenatal vitamin of choice is Garden of Life mykind Organics. They offer both a pill and a gummy form (I like both options), and both are made from certified organic, non-GMO [...]
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Education, Nutrition
Most people turn to calcium supplements to prevent osteoporosis down the line. And it’s long been a rule of thumb among supplement makers to have a 2:1 ratio of calcium to magnesium. But the research is shifting. Here’s what to know when shopping for a bone-health supplement. Why Bone Health is Important For starters, the skeleton is not like the frame of your house—a bunch of dead wood ​​holding together all those rooms. Bones, hard and strong as they may feel, are actually living, growing organs comprised of a lot of minerals besides calcium. ​​Bones are constantly remodeling, so it’s important to [...]

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