Category Archives: Vitamins and Supplements

Synthetic vs Raw or Whole Food Vitamins/Supplements

Years ago, before I knew any better, I took synthetic vitamins. I got what I thought were high quality vitamins and took them, thinking I was doing something good for myself. I also noticed that I needed to take them … Continue reading

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Astaxanthin

This is one supplement that I encourage everyone to take daily. This is the single most potent carotenoid known.  Astaxanthin has the ability to cross over the blood-brain barrier to protect the brain and central nervous system. It is highly … Continue reading

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Probiotics

Until Dave and I recently started consuming large amounts of Beyond Organic fermented and cultured foods and beverages, we took daily probiotics. Probiotics are “good” bacteria that naturally live in your intestines. The ideal ratio between bacteria in your gut … Continue reading

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Omega-3 Essential Fatty acids

Years ago a Purdue University study showed kids low in omega-3 essential fatty acids are significantly more likely to be hyperactive, have learning disorders and display behavioral problems. Omega-3 deficiencies have also been linked to inflammatory diseases, neurological problems and … Continue reading

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Crucial nutrient for a healthy life-Vitamin D

This is one of the single most important supplements  to be taking, if you cannot get the amount you need naturally. Vitamin D is the powerful “sunshine vitamin” and is becoming well known for its amazing benefits. Not only does … Continue reading

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