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  • Understanding Blood Pressure

    by Paula Gallagher | December 11, 2018

    blood pressureAccording to the CDC, 75 million Americans have high blood pressure. And another one in three Americans are at risk for developing high blood pressure. Having high blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke, which are leading causes of death in the United States. The American Heart Association now defines high blood pressure as 130/80 mm Hg or higher.

    Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry blood from your heart to other parts of your body. Blood pressure normally rises and falls throughout the day, but it can damage your heart and cause health problems if it stays high for a long time. Read more

  • 6 Tips to Build Strong Bones Early

    by Paula Gallagher | December 4, 2018

    Most people think of osteoporosis as a disease that affects people over 65, but bone loss is something that can be prevented or at least minimized by supporting strong bones way before then. Although the best prevention for bone-thinning osteoporosis begins early, during the first two decades of life when you can most influence your peak bone mass by getting enough calcium and vitamin D and doing bone-strengthening exercise, it is never too late to adopt bone-preserving habits.

    Follow these six strategies to help support bone strength and possibly prevent osteoporosis. Read more

  • Support Your Immune System With Probiotics

    by Paula Gallagher | November 12, 2018

    Probiotics are important for gut and digestive health, but many people aren't aware that they also play a key role in supporting a healthy immune system. Your body contains 10 times more bacteria cells than just regular human cells. And although this may sound like a lot of bacteria, they are necessary for many aspects of healthy human functions.

    Some of these functions include:

    • Helping digest food
    • Helping with absorption of nutrients from food
    • Protecting you from pathogens Read more

  • New Product: Mellow Mag, Effervescent Magnesium Powder

    by Paula Gallagher | November 6, 2018

    Do you have a hard time unwinding at night time? Are you achy and sore after a long day on your feet? Do you feel like your mind is racing with everything that needs to be done the next day? Are you having trouble falling asleep? If you answered yes to any of these, magnesium may be able to help! It can help relax muscles, support nerves, and help you get a good night’s sleep.

    Required for more than 300 biochemical processes in the human body, magnesium helps:

    • Support a healthy immune system
    • Regulate muscle function and helps muscles relax
    • Maintain nerve function
    • Regulate heart rhythm
    • Maintain normal blood pressure Read more

  • Elderberry: The Virus Fighter

    by Paula Gallagher | October 1, 2018

    elderberriesElderberry has been used been used as a natural health remedy for years. Traditionally, the flowers and leaves have been used for pain relief, swelling, inflammation, to stimulate the production of urine, to induce sweating, and even to reduce fever. More and more research is supporting what many natural health practitioners have been saying for a while... that this tiny plant also has strong antiviral properties and may be able to fight off colds and flu.

    Elderberry is high in vitamin C, dietary fiber, phenolic acids, flavanols and anthocyanins. More and more research shows that people who have taken elderberries have higher levels of antibodies against the influenza virus, showing that not only may the berry be able to treat flu symptoms, it may be able to prevent influenza infection Read more

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