The Cocoa Brain Boost

Most people would like to keep their minds sharp, fearing age related decline in cognition and memory in their later years. Studies suggest that consuming some cocoa or chocolate every day helps keep memories from slipping away. Such research particularly affirms the cravings of chocolate lovers. Of course, the type of chocolate makes a difference:Continue reading “The Cocoa Brain Boost”

Crowding (Cutting) Out the Unhealthy Stuff

The idea of crowding out the unhealthy food on your plate with more fruits and vegetables is another of those “dieting” concepts that appear on the scene on a consistent basis. Introduced around a decade ago, crowding out was considered to be one of the best and healthiest ways to diet. Some considered it toContinue reading “Crowding (Cutting) Out the Unhealthy Stuff”

4 Plant-Based Benefits

Immune System Support Plants naturally produce a wealth of essential nutrients that are not present in other foods. The antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals in plants are vital for keeping your cells healthy, your body in balance and your immune system functioning optimally. A primarily plant-based diet maintains a strong immune system. High-Fiber Intake MakingContinue reading “4 Plant-Based Benefits”

Proper Nutrition for You and Your Microbiota

You may wonder why you have to consider feeding not only yourself but your microbiota. Or is it your microbiome? It’s time for a defining moment. The fact of the matter is that microbiome and microbiota continue to be used interchangeably to mean the different kinds of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses and other microorganisms thatContinue reading “Proper Nutrition for You and Your Microbiota”

Have Supplements, Will Travel

With all that has unraveled pretty much since the start of 2020, you could almost forget what was once normal. After a prolonged period of lockdown, it was only a month ago that some businesses started to reopen: restaurants, retail shops, hair salons, fitness clubs, etc. Here we are in June and we made itContinue reading “Have Supplements, Will Travel”

5 Ways to Support Your Immune System

1  Regulate Sleep and Stress When we sleep, our body heals, repairs and restores itself, so do everything you can to get 7–9 hours of sleep nightly. AIM Composure is a calming blend of herbs that can help you to avoid sleepless nights. Learn to manage your stress levels, which suppress your immune system andContinue reading “5 Ways to Support Your Immune System”

It’s a Time for Composure

For over 30 years, AIM has offered a natural health product that calms worried minds, helping to alleviate the underlying source: stress. Fittingly, AIM named it Composure because taking its combination of soothing herbs helps you to regain your composure. If there ever was a time when people need stress relief, this is it. TheContinue reading “It’s a Time for Composure”

The Need for Enzymes

One of the most recently rebranded supplements in the USA is PrepZymes, a dietary supplement that supports digestive health. Its combination of nine cultured enzymes, alpine wild garlic and papaya puts the “prep” in PrepZymes, preparing effective backup for your body’s own supply of beneficial enzymes. “Each one of us is given a limited supplyContinue reading “The Need for Enzymes”

Life Sketch of Leora at Age 100

Leora Morton Gertsch Collins Ward has lived a long and interesting yet challenging life for over 100 years. Born in Mapleton, Utah, Leora was an exceptional student who would go on to become a teacher. Leora has nine children and has outlived three loving husbands. Her second was in the Air Force, a career thatContinue reading “Life Sketch of Leora at Age 100”

The Best of Beets

The new look of RediBeets arrived in North America in early 2020. Rebranded RediBeets continues to provide all the best of beets from a pure extracted juice that is dried into a concentrated powder. One of the many healthy benefits of beets is that they contain an incredibly rich source of nitrate, a nitrogen-oxygen compoundContinue reading “The Best of Beets”