The Dr. Newton’s Difference

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We know you have many choices when it comes to your natural health needs and we’d like to thank you for choosing Dr. Newton’s Naturals and tell you a little bit more about what makes our products stand out above the rest. Our Company Our homegrown Maine family business is rooted in time-honored principles and… Read more »

Managing Psoriasis During the Winter Months

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Winter can be a tough time for those suffering from psoriasis. The cold, harsh, dry conditions create a perfect storm for flare-ups. These are the most common factors leading to issues with psoriasis during the winter months: Dry Air – Psoriasis is particularly susceptible to dry air and can become inflamed and itchy when skin dries… Read more »

5 Tips for Healthy Winter Hair and Skin

5 tips for healthy winter hair

  It’s winter and already our hair, skin, and nails are suffering from this blustery season. Whipping winds, dry air, and chilly temperatures can have a damaging effect on soft skin and hair. The cold air outside and heat inside can strip moisture from locks and pores, making your hair brittle and skin itchy and… Read more »

Getting One More Hour of Sleep Can Save Your Life  

Get more sleep to keep your heart healthy

    The holidays are here and we’re all running on empty. There is so much to be done and yet the days still only have just 24 hours each. And so, we stay up later to get everything accomplished. But recent research suggests that getting just one extra hour of sleep each night could… Read more »

Top Five Reasons You Can’t Sleep

5 factors affecting your sleep

  1. Pain According to a survey from the National Sleep Foundation, 15% of Americans reported suffering from chronic pain, and two-thirds also reported having sleep problems. Back pain, headaches, and temporomandibular joint syndrome in the jaw (TMJ) are the main causes of pain-related sleep loss. 2. Snoring It is estimated that 30% to 50%… Read more »

Is Your Smart Phone Keeping You Up at Night?

How electronics can affect the way you sleep

  The glow of your smartphone, tablet or laptop may be getting in the way of a good night’s sleep. Melatonin is the hormone responsible for telling your body it’s time to sleep. But, that blue-ish glow from your electronics inhibits the release of melatonin. Under normal circumstances, the pineal gland, a pea-size organ in… Read more »

The 5 Stages of Sleep

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  Did you know that there are five stages of sleep? In order to get good, restorative sleep, our bodies need to accomplish all five stages of sleep multiple times throughout the night. Here is a closer look at each stage: Stage 1: This is the lightest stage of sleep, the transition phase, where you feel… Read more »

The Connection Between Calcium and Magnesium

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The relationship between calcium and magnesium in our bodies is complicated. They work together in many functions, such as regulating heartbeat, muscle tone and contraction, and nerve conduction. Magnesium is actually the key to the body’s proper absorption and use of calcium, as well as other important nutrients. If we consume too much calcium, without… Read more »

Five Foods with More Vitamin C than an Orange

foods with more than vitamin c than oranges

  Without enough vitamin C, cell growth, circulatory health can be compromised. Many people are deficient in this vital nutrient, which can lead to an inability of the immune system to operate effectively. Those with a vitamin C deficiency can experience a variety of symptoms including fatigue, greater susceptibility to illness, bruising more easily and… Read more »

Why You Should Be Taking Krill Oil

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Krill are tiny shrimp-like animals with an abundance of healthy omega-3 fatty acids necessary for proper cellular function. Here are six reasons you should be taking krill oil. 1. It’s Easier to Absorb The omega-3 fatty acids in krill oil are stored as phospholipids, which have a simpler digestive process than other forms of fatty… Read more »