Turmeric use has skyrocketed in the last decade, primarily as a result of the current understanding of its key role in maintaining a healthy whole body inflammation response.* As a naturopathic doctor who also loves to practice Yoga, you could say that I’m a twice-over fan of this mighty root. Here’s why.
MORNING ENERGY: AN ALTERNATIVE TO COFFEE
Looking for an alternative to coffee? For many people, one of the first things they seek out after getting up is much-needed energy. There are many factors that can cause us to feel low energy, and the good news is you don’t always have to rely on coffee- there are other solutions to give yourself the energy you need!
AVOIDING THE AFTERNOON SLUMP: MACA, THE CAFFEINE-FREE ALTERNATIVE
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.
TIRED & WIRED? YOUR ADRENALS MIGHT BE THE REASON
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.
LOOKING FOR ENERGY? TURN TO PLANTS - WE DO!
Ditch the coffee, look to plant-based energy sources like kale and beets.
Probiotic skeptic? 7 common probiotic myths
The popularity of probiotic supplements has exploded in the last few years, but the role of probiotics is commonly misunderstood.
BLOOD BUILDER: A UNIQUE SUPPLEMENT FOR IRON SUPPORT
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.
How can I support my childs health?*
| 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!
HOW PREBIOTICS & PROBIOTICS WORK TOGETHER FOR YOUR GUT HEALTH
Prebiotics feed your probiotics and probiotics keep your gut happy. Here’s how and why you need both.
7 probiotic-rich foods for daily digestive support*
Proactively set your gut up for success through the right food choices - one's that are rich in probiotics!
What's the perfect probiotic for me?
Choosing your probiotic shouldn't be complicated - we've broken it down in our infographic so you can get your gut health flourishing.
A digestive health dictionary: key terms for understanding your gut
Let's untangle the terms that relate to our digestive system.
What is your microbiome, and why does it matter?
Find out what your microbiome is, and how you can improve it's health.
GUMMIES FOR HEALTHY SLEEP*, SATISFYING WORKOUTS*, AND A NOURISHED IMMUNE SYSTEM*
MegaFood | November 2018 Gummy vitamins have a great reputation when it comes to the enjoyment factor.
OUR FIVE KEY IMMUNE DEFENSE INGREDIENTS IN THIS ONE PRODUCT
MegaFood Immune Defense is made with FoodState Vitamin C, Zinc and black elderberry, plus echinacea and andrographis - bitter herbs known to support immune health.
Supplement ingredient changes, explained
| Abigail McShinsky | August 7, 2018 | Imagine this: You’ve spent hours over the last couple of months in the supplement aisle of your local natural product store.