Kombucha. Kimchi. Miso. Sauerkraut. The one thing they all have in common? Fermentation. Here’s more about why fermentation is key to maximizing the health benefits of supplementary nutrients like those in Natural Factors’ Whole Earth & Sea line.
There’s been a lot of news lately about how to lose weight or manage health conditions with a ketogenic (keto) diet. We turned to nutritionist and registered dietician Julie McGinnis at our south Boulder store to find out how it works and why it might be a good diet for us.
Food intolerances are the most common cause of digestive discomforts such as occasional gas, bloating and indigestion. But it’s important to note that food intolerances are different from food allergies.
If you’re trying to eat healthily or avoid certain foods, you should know that certain elimination diets can lead to nutrient deficiencies. That’s where supplements can help. They’re a great way to get the nutrients necessary for optimal functioning of your body. Supplementation is also necessary because of soil deficiencies that have […]
Try this summer classic and enjoy a light and healthy dish in under 30 minutes! Gazpacho basics Stay cool this summer with vegetables! Gazpacho, a cold soup summer favorite, is packed with tons (and I mean tons) of vegetables. It takes very little time to make, and can include a […]
We love how probiotics keep our gut healthy and boost our immune system. But did you know you can increase their effectiveness by adding prebiotic foods to your diet, or combining them both in a synbiotic? Here’s why they should both be part of your healthy eating routine. Probiotics are […]
Looking for new ways to go green this St. Patty’s Day? Try a green smoothie! Smoothies can be an excellent way to sneak extra fruits and vegetables into your diet. Add nut butter for healthy fats and protein, and you’re on your way to a delicious treat packed with nutrition. […]
Q. Why Does my skin get irritated in the summer? A. To answer that question, let’s take a look at some ancient traditions from India and China. In Ayurveda (literally, the “science of life”), the summer season is associated with the Pitta Dosha, characterized by heat and acidity in the […]