We get most of our vitamin D naturally, from the sun. When skin is exposed to the sun’s UV rays, a specific type of cholesterol in your skin starts the process of making vitamin D, and the newly converted D is stored in your fat cells until it is called into action. However, as the days get shorter, two things happen – the sun becomes less intense, and we tend to stay indoors more, giving our bodies less of an opportunity to get the sun exposure that’s needed to make vitamin D. Continue reading “4 Healthy Reasons You Need Vitamin D”
The immune system is designed to protect the body from internal and external attacks by responding to antigens. A strong immune system bolsters your body against sicknesses caused by bacteria, viruses and other organisms, enabling you to sustain good health.
The COVID-19 pandemic, in particular, has shone a spotlight on the human immune system, and research and statistics are showing people with certain pre-existing medical conditions to be more at risk of experiencing complications with the coronavirus. Continue reading “7 Herbs & Supplements to Boost Your Immune System Now”
Our minds often play tricks on us as we age, which can make us question ourselves and our brain health. Names elude us, words slide away, and memories go misty around the edges. We might even experience increased difficulty multitasking or focusing on one thing at a time. Well, there’s a reason for that.
Continue reading “10 Herbs for Better Brain Health”
We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and in many ways, it is. Whether you have breakfast as soon as you get up or after your morning workout, the first meal you eat sets you up for the rest of the day. Unfortunately, only a third of Americans eat breakfast on a regular basis, many citing time as the biggest challenge.
Breakfast doesn’t have to be complicated. Continue reading “5 Good Reasons Not to Skip Breakfast”
Everyone wants optimal brain function both now and as they age, and nutrition plays a larger role than many people think. Eating a healthy diet is key in overall wellness, but individuals today typically do not get enough of the nutrients they need solely through their diets. Taking high-quality nutritional supplements can help make up the difference and optimize health.
Not all supplements are created equally, so choosing supplements that have high-quality ingredients is important. Continue reading “12 of the Best Supplements to Improve Brain Function”