Probiotics for Eczema

An estimated 31.6 million Americans experience the symptoms of eczema, including 17.8 million with symptoms of atopic dermatitis. Eczema is characterized by intense itching of the skin. A rash usually appears later and is red and has bumps of varying sizes. To say that it is uncomfortable is a gross understatement. However, there may be… Read more »

Two Reasons Most Probiotic Supplements are Ineffective

Your gut health is linked to many other bodily functions. A healthy gut is necessary for a healthy body. There are several lifestyle and environmental factors that can lead to a compromised gut. Our modern diets are often full of processed foods. That combined with stress, age, exposure to environmental toxins and the overuse of… Read more »

You May Need to Boost Your Immunity If…

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get completely knocked out by colds, flu and illness while others get through season with barely a sniffle? It all comes down to your immune system and how well you’ve armed your body in the battle to stay well. Some of these habits might just shock… Read more »

Tips for Healthy Travel

If you’re traveling this holiday season, you already know you’re walking into the cold and flu battle zone. Here are some tips that might help you avoid getting sick while trying to get from point A to point B. Stay Hydrated – Water is your best option, but apple or orange juice work too since they’re… Read more »

Elderberries for Increased Immunity

In many parts of the world, autumn means that elderberries are in season. It makes sense that the peak season for the elderberry is during cold and flu season, as they do wonders to naturally boost immunity. There are several species of elder, but Sambucus nigra, or European elder is the one most commonly used… Read more »

Four Foods to Avoid if You Have Psoriasis

There is no definitive diet that will help reduce the painful symptoms of psoriasis, but there are foods that are more likely to cause flare-ups than others. If you suffer from psoriasis, these are four foods you should consider avoiding. Alcohol – Alcohol opens the blood vessels in the skin. When your blood vessels become… Read more »

What Can Super C22 Do For You?

Your body needs vitamin C for more than just treating the sniffles. Here’s what Super C22 can do for you: Fight Colds and Flu:  When you’re feeling under the weather, sip a glass of Super-C 22 up to 4 times per day.  One 8-12 ounce serving of a Super-C 22 beverage equals 1500 mg of… Read more »

Four Surprising Foods with Vitamin C

Your body needs vitamin C for growth and repair. It serves as a powerful antioxidant to help boost your immune system and ward off illness. Unfortunately, unlike most mammals, humans cannot create vitamin C and must rely on diet and supplementation to ensure proper levels. You know fruits and vegetables (especially citrus) are full of… Read more »

Pollen and the Allergic Response

Millions of people suffer from seasonal allergies caused by pollen. But what is pollen and how does something so microscopic cause such miserable symptoms? Here is everything you need to know about pollen and the allergic response: While pollen might make you miserable, it actually does have a purpose and that is to reproduce. These… Read more »

Boost Your Immunity with Elderberry

Elderberry is the name for the flowering plants, shrubs and trees of the Sambucus plant family. Sambucus nigra, the most popular, is an elderberry plant with black berries and medicinal properties. Elderberries have been used for centuries and have a long history of treating a variety of ailments. Elderberry is gaining new popularity for its… Read more »