Nutrients, Vitamins & More

Antioxidants - Protect Your Health

Antioxidants protect the body and support the immune system by trapping free radicals. Therefore antioxidants are considered an anti-aging agent. They prevent oxidative stress, which is the main cause for cell aging. Due to the body being unable...

Magnesium - A Vital Jack of All Trades

A cramp in the calf is the most recognizable sign of a magnesium deficiency, however, it is not the only one. These range from fatigue to depression and all the way through infections. Today, more and more people suffer from magnesium deficiency,...

Vitamin E!

Vitamins are organic molecules that the human body does not use for energy, but for vital functions. Since the body cannot produce most of these vitamins, they must be absorbed through our food. One member of this group is vitamin E.

The Importance of Essential Fatty Acids

Many substances that the human body needs daily can be manufactured by the body herself. Sometimes these substances must be gained through our food. Essential fatty acids are of very great importance to the body because a deficiency can be...

A Long Forgotten Vitamin - Vitamin K!

Vitamin A, B, C, D, E ... everyone has heard of these vitamins. But vitamin K? Never heard of it! Vitamin K is, however, of great importance to the body. If you have too little of it in your blood, your blood won't clot properly, which can lead to...

Royal Jelly - A Royal Gift From Nature

Royal jelly is a very special substance. It is produced and used by bees exclusively for the feeding of future queens. As a result, the queen larva grow MUCH larger than the worker bee larvae in a very short time. This effect has led to beliefs...

This Year I'm Giving You LOTS of Energy, Mother Dearest

Mother's Day is a holiday that is celebrated all over the world. With this holiday comes the age old question: what to get for a Mother's Day gift? How can you show her your love? Try a gift of good energy and well-being. How could this work? Try...

Plantain! The Medicinal Plant of 2014

Plantain (Plantago lanceolata) has been used in medicine for thousands of years. Containing many healthy substances (like iridoid glycosides such as aucubin and catalpol and mucilage), it affects catarrh in the respiratory tract and inflammation...

Turn to Zinc at the First Sign of a Cold!

Zinc does not taste good, but feels good! Zinc helps you get over a cold faster. Specifically, researchers from the Cochrane Collaboration recently published evidence to indicate that zinc has a positive effect on recovery from the common cold. It...