The buzz about turmeric and curcumin? It’s real. Studies continue to show that the health benefits from curcumin are wide ranging. But traditional curcumin supplements aren’t always as bioavailable as they need to be. That’s why researchers at Natural Factors developed their powerful Theracurmin formulations.
Supplementing with fiber is a great way to contribute to your recommended daily dietary intake. We collected our fans’ favorite, most reliable fiber supplements to help you decide which one is right for you.
We’ve all experienced it: An instinctual “gut” response to a situation or even the feeling of being “heart-broken.” It turns out there’s a real reason for this: Along with our logical-thinking brain, we have two other “brains” that guide us.
Thinking about a rich chocolate cake for Valentine’s Day? How about something a little lighter and healthier? These antioxidant-rich pears are drizzled in dark chocolate—and make the perfect heart-healthy treat for you and your loved ones. But first, let’s talk about the latest research around nutrition and heart health. Not […]
Magnesium is essential for so many things: the beating of our heart, a positive mood, energy production, releasing tension…in other words, we can all benefit from magnesium! Identified in more than 300 processes inside the body, magnesium is a powerful building block that contributes to overall health and wellness in […]
Omega-3s like DHA and EPA are called essential fatty acids for a reason—they’re essential to our health. But just why are omega-3s so essential? We spoke with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, ND, member of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board, about why she recommends essential fatty acids. Fighting inflammation “Fish oil […]
You probably know that heart disease is the number one killer of women. But did you know that a woman’s signs of heart attack don’t necessarily look the same as a man’s? In fact, the discrepancies in symptoms can result in women being turned away from hospitals when doctors are […]
Don’t underestimate the role of vitamin D in a wide range of health benefits. While most associate the nutrient with bone development and overall health, it also helps fend off the common cold and reduce a person’s risk for developing heart disease and certain types of cancers–as long as you […]
A few years back I took a trip to Nepal, and spent nearly a month hiking through the Annapurna mountain range. It was absolutely breathtaking scenery, to say the least—miles of trails on which we rarely saw other people. Other than a daily dose of donkeys and porters, our encounters […]
Coenzyme Q10 (aka CoQ10 and ubiquinone) is a simple molecule that is naturally produced in our cells’ mitochondria. CoQ10 has the important role of helping convert sugar into energy or ATP—an energy source that’s essential for helping cells perform their primary functions. Coenzyme Q10 is used in enzyme systems that […]