8 Best Supplements for Yoga 2021

8 Best Supplements for Yoga

8 Best Supplements for Yoga 2021 (Teachers & Students) Few wellness movements have become more mainstream than yoga and supplements. The numbers don’t lie: 170 million American adults take supplements and 36.7 million practice yoga. Not surprisingly, more yogis than ever are embracing supplements to help them improve their strength and balance—and elevate the mind-body workout their daily practice provides. 8 Best supplements for yoga teachers & students The Eastern world has long practiced herbal medicine and other dietary strategies to unlock human potential. (Ayurveda, which uses herbs to help restore inner balance, has been thriving in India since the … Read More

Algae Supplement Benefits

Algae Supplement Benefits

Algae Supplement Benefits (Are There Really Health Benefits To Be Had?) Do you take an algae supplement? Have you ever wondered if an algae supplement, or a supplement containing algae, could be beneficial? Wonder no more, we’ve got all the information right here. Algae—lovingly known as the scum we scrub off our fish tanks, or the slime in tide pools that nobody wants to touch—may just hold the secret to a long and healthy life. Before you shudder and say, “No thanks,” bear with us a moment. Algae is a simple organism that’s been around since ancient days. The marine … Read More

Not Taking COQ10? You Probably Should Be

COQ10

Not Taking COQ10? You Probably Should Be It’s been around forever, but recently started gaining much more attention, especially in athletic circles. Here’s what you need to know about COQ10. What is COQ10? You may have seen it in the doctor’s office, at the pharmacy or even at your local pet store. COQ10, or Coenzyme Q10t, is a fat-soluble, vitamin-like compound your body naturally makes and stores in the mitochondria of your cells. It helps the mitochondria produce energy, and also protects your cells from free radicals and wear-and-tear damage. COQ10 is often called a “coenzyme” because it also helps … Read More

Facts and History of Homeopathy & How it Works

Facts and History of Homeopathy & How it Works

The Facts and History of Homeopathy & How it Works You may have seen it in movies, or heard it talked about like it’s an ancient myth: old women creating at-home remedies to help cure various ailments. Homeopathy, which literally means “like disease” in Greek, aims to treat illnesses using very small amounts of herbs and other natural substances. Homeopathy, like a lot of holistic medicines, can quickly seem much like other natural approaches to health. But homeopathy is its own distinct branch of natural, non-conventional medicine with a philosophy all its own. Here are seven fast facts to help … Read More

Important Essential Minerals For The Body (& What They Do For Us)

Essential Minerals For The Body

Important Essential Minerals For The Body (& What They Do For Us) We know we need fruits and vegetables (and healthy protein sources) for their high vitamin and mineral content. Vitamins and minerals are both essential to our health, but when these two terms are separated, one overshadows the other. While everyone is talking about vitamins, minerals often get overlooked. But your body needs them, too—especially if you’re hitting the gym regularly. Don’t base your post-workout meal or morning snack just based on A, B or C. Use these tips to create a balanced diet and supplement routine that contains … Read More

Is This the Year of Mushrooms as Medicine?

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Is This the Year of Mushrooms as Medicine? Medicinal mushrooms are a trendy topic, so how much reality really exist in the matter? Can medicinal mushrooms really benefit your health? In the past, you might’ve raised a few eyebrows if you told your friends you were eating “medicinal mushrooms.” But these days, many members of the fungi family are gaining popularity for health benefits across the spectrum. In other words, medicinal mushrooms are finally going mainstream. Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness website GOOP is chiming in about the new trend, which includes mushroom-based food supplements and body products. And a cafe in … Read More

The Difference Between Isotonic, Hypotonic and Hypertonic Sports Drinks

Isotonic, Hypotonic and Hypertonic Sports Drinks

The Difference Between Isotonic, Hypotonic and Hypertonic Sports Drinks Isotonic, Hypotonic and Hypertonic Sports Drinks can be confusing, so we are here to help out. As more people embrace fitness and nutritional supplements, the energy drink market has grown by leaps and bounds. Whether you’re pumping iron at the gym, running a marathon or simply looking for an energy boost at work, bright and shiny sports drinks are now easy to find at even the most basic grocery stores. In 2015, 199.7 million 192 oz. cases of sports beverages were sold in America. At first, these non-carbonated drinks were targeted … Read More

Is Vitamin C Deficiency Still Possible?

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Is Vitamin C Deficiency Still Possible? Vitamin C deficiency, known as scurvy, is most often associated with pirates and ancient civilizations. The vitamin is so common today in food and supplement forms that a deficiency seems almost impossible. But your levels of Vitamin C depend on more than just the foods you’re consuming, which means that you can still be deficient (although it’s rare). Why our bodies need Vitamin C Besides the scurvy-fighting, antioxidant role of Vitamin C, our bodies rely on the nutrient for all kinds of essential functions. Vitamin C is needed for the production of collagen, a … Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss (Real Benefits Or Just Side Effects?)

Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss

Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss (Are There Benefits Or Just Side Effects?) Somewhere in your kitchen, you probably have a bottle of apple cider vinegar. We’ve all heard how great apple cider vinegar can be for keeping drains fresh and getting rid of soap scum. But the most popular uses for this household staple right now involve reducing belly fat and losing weight. Here’s the thing: despite what you might read online, apple cider vinegar won’t help you slim down. If you’re rushing to the store to buy apple cider vinegar (especially in pill form) to reduce fat, you … Read More

12 Vitamin B Facts You Might Not Know

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12 Vitamin B Facts You Might Not Know Can you name what all the major vitamins do for your body? We all know by now that Vitamin C is found in citrus fruits and is great for the immune system. Vitamin D is good for the skin. Vitamin A is key to healthier eyes. But what about Vitamin B? That’s where it gets a little more complex. Vitamin B doesn’t do just one main thing; each vitamin in the Vitamin B complex plays a special role in how your body functions and even how you feel. And because they all … Read More