Magnesium is a key nutrient needed by your body for optimal health. It performs a LOT of functions in our body including carbohydrate and fat metabolism, nerve impulses, and muscle contractions. It plays a role in maintaining normal heart rhythms, cardiovascular function, and blood pressure.* If that wasn’t enough, magnesium is also vital for maintaining healthy bones by helping with the assimilation of calcium and vitamin D.
Maca root is an “adaptogen”, meaning it helps with our adaptability to the demands of stress. In the world of botanical medicine, we often see this direct parallel between a plant’s growing strategies in nature, and its beneficial qualities in humans. MegaFood has created two unique energy-boosting products where Maca plays a starring role.
Your adrenal glands deal with the stressors in your life by producing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. The adrenals can’t differentiate between a real threat or a perceived stress. If you react, so will your adrenal glands! Thus it’s easy for them to get out of balance, leaving you feeling tired and wired which can feel like a never-ending cycle.
Ditch the coffee, look to plant-based energy sources like kale and beets.
Do you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting enough sleep? Many people with sleep challenges turn to supplements for support. Here are three uniquely different supplement options that can promote better, more restful sleep when you need it most.
The popularity of probiotic supplements has exploded in the last few years, but the role of probiotics is commonly misunderstood.
Blood Builder is clinically proven to increase your iron levels without unwanted side effects like nausea and constipation. It was truly designed to build the blood: helping to maintain healthy red blood cells, and combat fatigue*. Here's how it works, and who should be taking it.
| Killeen McGowan | February 2019 | Resisting the bubble There are some things in life we can’t control, and no one knows this better than a parent!
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|Killeen McGowan| January 2019| To me, there’s nothing worse than looking forward to plans, only to arrive feeling too uncomfortable to enjoy the company, or the amazing food spread so typical in social gatherings.
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| Abigail McShinsky | September 21, 2018 | I’m a little conflicted writing this post.