Vitamin D – Are You Getting Enough?

Vitamin D – Are You Getting Enough?

Vitamin D helps build strong bones by increasing absorption of calcium and maintaining blood levels of calcium and phosphate to promote bone mineralization, growth, and repair. It also decreases inflammation and helps support a healthy immune system to fight off...
How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Protein can be found throughout the human body. In fact, it is a part of every cell and plays a significant role in the body’s ability to carry out major physiological processes, such as transporting oxygen from your lungs to the rest of the body. Protein is made from...
Promoting a Healthy Gut Flora

Promoting a Healthy Gut Flora

Did you know that your gut is the home to a variety of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi and viruses? It is what scientists refer to as a microbiome, or community of microorganisms. Yes, I did just tell you that inside your body there are small living organisms...
Dates and Why You Should Eat Them

Dates and Why You Should Eat Them

Dates are a dried fruit harvested from date palm trees found in regions of tropical climate. They date back to 4000BC (no pun intended). Cultivating dates can take many years, but due to their popularity, versatility, and multi-cultural significance harvesting dates...
Iron

Iron

Iron is a mineral that plays a major role in the body to support optimal health. A few of the major physiological functions of iron include:  Production of blood Transportation of oxygen to organs and muscles Boosts immune health Supports cognitive function,  Supports...