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.
Carbs, beer, burgers and the anticipation of commercials can only mean one thing: the Super Bowl. The 2009-2010 NFL season has seen some pretty amazing feats: Kurt Warner and Brett Favre’s incredible performance, despite their age, The Saints 13-3 and the Colts 14-2 records, and the oldest person to player in the Super Bowl, 42-year-old [...]
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 [...]
Lutein is the cartenoid found in Eye Health Formulas because of its antioxidant and cancer fighting abilities. Cartenoids are naturally ocurring red or yellow pigments found in certain plants and animals. Not only is it important to eat foods rich in Lutein, it is also important to supplement with one of the Eye Health Formulas on the market.
Calls were coming in about the new USP Labs Jack3d today, so I thought I would share the product information with you. USP Labs created Jack3d to compete with the popular pre-workout supplements like BSN NO-Xplode. They claim that Jack3d gives you explosive energy, so not only will it get you up to go to the gym, you have power to [...]
Peppermint comes to mind when you think about the flavor in most gums, mouthwashes and breath drops. Though it is typically thought to be a refreshing ingredient for your mouth, it actually is quite therapeutic for your digestive tract as well. For centuries, Peppermint has been used to remedy stomach upset and provide intestinal support.
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 [...]
PRE Drinks are called “Probiotic Enhancers” because they contain a proprietary prebiotic blend along with Inulin, FOS (FructoOligoSaccharides) and organic juices to help keep your digestive tract healthy. Unlike other nutritional drinks, PRE promotes healthy levels of good bacteria, which in turn helps reduce the bad bacteria in your digestive system.