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 »

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

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  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 »

Holiday Stress-Busting Moves

simple ways to exercise during the holiday season and help with stress

After a long day at the office, you are racing to the grocery store to buy the fixings for Thanksgiving dinner. Aunt Margaret and Uncle Joe just called to say they will take you up on your invitation after all (with just two days’ notice). You’re already running late, you’ve caught every red light and now, someone… Read more »

Keep Your Holidays Healthy

stay relaxed this holiday season

  It’s Thanksgiving week and the holidays are in full swing. Don’t let the typical holiday stress, lack of sleep, and overeating take their toll. You can still revel in this joyous time of year without letting go of your health. We’ll show you how. 1. Everything in Moderation You’re not going to gain 10… Read more »

Travel Tips During Cold and Flu Season

cold and flu season travel tips

  Cold and flu season is in full swing and unfortunately; we can’t just hibernate until it passes. Life goes on and often includes travel. Here are some tips that might help you avoid catching that cold. Stay Hydrated Water is your best option, but apple or orange juice work too since they’re high in… Read more »

ABCD’s of Alzheimer’s

national alzheimers awareness month is in November

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness month and according to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, as many as 5.1 million Americans suffer from this mind-bending disease. A is for Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia, a universal term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to impair daily living. While Alzheimer’s… Read more »

What Is High Fructose Corn Syrup?

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High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is an extremely processed, inexpensive, man-made sweetener found in many of the foods you consume. Commercially used high fructose corn syrup is made using enzymes and sometimes acids to break down corn starch into simple sugars, fructose and glucose. And while it might start with corn kernels, HFCS goes through… Read more »

The Truth About Sugar

5 facts about sugar that you should know but probably dont

The recent documentary Fed Up examines the roots of obesity in America – ultimately blaming sugar – and offers some staggering statistics related to its consumption in the US. From 1977 to 2000, Americans have doubled their dietary sugar intake. In 1980 the number of documented type two diabetes cases amongst American adolescents (ages 8-19)… Read more »

5 Foods that Help You Sleep

5 foods that can help you sleep

Sleep has a significant effect on your daily mood, productivity and health. Nutrition plays a large role in how well you sleep. Food relates directly to serotonin, a key hormone that — along with Vitamin B6, B12, and folic acid — helps promote healthy sleep. If a good night’s sleep is important to you, try… Read more »