moringa leaf

What is Moringa Leaf?

Do you ever find yourself walking down the supplement aisle thinking, “What the heck is that?” You are not alone. There are countless medicinal herbs and supplements on the market today, and it’s hard to keep up. Whether you’re a seasoned supplement buyer or just starting to explore herbs as medicine, you may not have…

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Rhodiola rosea powder

What is Rhodiola Rosea?

Guest Post by Sasha de Beaussett, B.A., M.Sc. Rhodiola rosea root, also known as rose root or golden root, is a plant that has been used in northern Europe for centuries due to its well-documented medicinal properties, though its properties are not well known in the rest of the world. It usually grows in arctic…

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natural remedies for bloating

Beat the Summer Bloat

For those of us who bloat, summer can seem like torture with the hot sun and the bathing suits – oh, the bathing suits! That’s why we love these tips from Dr. John Cluley, a local gastroenterologist also known as the “Fit Gut MD,” who recently shared his simple solutions to “beat the summer bloat”….

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How to choose a supplement

Why Simple Supplements are Better

We can all agree that shopping for supplements can be a little confusing. There are just so many choices that it can be overwhelming. Some products make outrageous claims, some contain dozens of “superfood” ingredients, and others sacrifice substance for flavor. That’s why, when selecting a supplement, we suggest opting for simplicity. Just like “clean…

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Kombucha on Shelf at Grocery Store

Warning! Read Your Kombucha Label

I have a thing for kombucha. I crave the bitter taste of it swishing in the back of my mouth. I salivate just thinking about it. I also enjoy the support of the naturally occurring probiotics and the many health benefits that kombucha claims to have.[1] It’s safe to say that I’m lifetime member of…

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