Digestive Enzymes and Hydrochloric acid are crucial to a properly functioning digestive system. Enzymes begin to assist digestion as soon as food hits the mouth, and continue their work throughout the digestive process. Hydrochloric Acid, more widely known as stomach acid begins the digestion of protein. Without it our stomach would be susceptible to build up of bad bacteria and yeast.
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Baby Formula, diapers, toys, Teething Tablets and all of the other necessities for starting a family can prove to be an expensive adventure. Fortunately, items you need most are available for lower prices and can be shipped to your door when ordered online. While pediatricians should always be consulted when treating an infant’s ailments, once you know what you need, check [...]
Rhodiola Rosea is a herb gaining popularity as an alternative to expensive prescription medicines for stress and anxiety. During times like these, where many are facing economic hardships, it is no question that depression may begin to be on the rise. That being said, it is important to see the more cost effective and natural medicines to face [...]
Supplementing Melatonin, the so-called “hormone of darkness” has become a popular sleep remedy for those who suffer from an inability to fall asleep. Darkness increases the melatonin production that occurs naturally in the body, but certain disruptions may cause it to stop doing it’s magic.
For too long, athletes have relied on sugar laden pre-workout and recovery drinks, so the carbs they burn in exercise are replenished with high fructose corn syrup, dextrose and maltodextrin. The energy from those carbs is bulky and ineffective, especially in endurance athletes. Endurance athletes need clean energy that can be sustained in their body for the entirety of [...]
Coenzyme Q-10, or CoQ-10 as it is commonly called, is no longer the antioxidant people know it to be. It has been supplemented for years, for a wide array of uses here in the US. Although CoQ10 is produced naturally within the body, many factor’s decrease the levels we sustain (such as prescription medicine, increase in age, and [...]
CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) has been known to help with fat loss and preserve lean body mass. CLA is a fatty-acid found in dairy foods and meat from grass fed animals and is considered a “good fat” for your body. By taking a CLA supplement you can add the good fat into your body without adding the calories from [...]
Almond Flour, Grape Seed Oil, Agave Nectar, Chia Seeds and Alternative Sweeteners can be used instead of traditional ingredients to prepare your favorite holiday recipes. You can even create a pumpkin protein shake with your favorite protein powder. Here are a couple that we found utilizing ingredients from your Healthy Kitchen…Enjoy!
Ginger helps alleviate motion sickness and migraines; it also eases digestive discomforts like stomach aches, nausea, and cramping. Ginger is also known for its anti-inflammatory effects, for increasing circulation and for relieving joint pain and arthritis.
Herbs have been known to help improve circulation and increase the transportation of nutrients from cells throughout the body. Many herbs and supplements can help regulate the blood flow and strengthen arteries and capillaries. Vitamin-E, Vitamin-C and Vitamin-B along with Cayenne Pepper, Horse Chestnut and Butchers Broom are all known to help with proper circulation.