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4/22/14 5:33 AM

It’s that time of year again—a time to start thinking green, and not just because of Spring. It’s also because today is Earth Day! Earth Day is a perfect time to refresh green commitments and consider all the ways we can help the planet. Our individual efforts to live sustainably really can make a difference!

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3/13/14 6:00 AM

With spring on the horizon, many of us start gearing up for our favorite seasonal activities. Whether gardening, spring-cleaning, biking, running, or hiking, if you think about it, these all require some form of mobility. The very basis of mobility is joint flexibility—a healthy range of motion in the places where muscle, connective tissue, and bones meet. From the hard-working knee to the intricately articulated finger, joints are complex intersections of structure and function that can be affected by age and daily use. 

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Turmeric, A Golden Opportunity

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Guest Blog by: Gaia herbs

3/6/14 7:00 AM

Imagine you woke up today with the best intentions of going to Yoga/Pilates/The Gym, but now that shoulder stiffness has now found its way into your hamstrings and it looks like getting into downward dog is headed for a downward spiral.

 

Most of us know turmeric as the yellow spice that makes our curries and Indian cuisine tasty and colorful. You may have also seen lots of turmeric supplements being sold in health food stores.  So what’s all the buzz about? 

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10/16/13 2:08 PM

Here are some nutrients that are important for women’s overall health and well-being. It is always important to make sure to get all of the essential nutrients to make sure a woman’s body functions optimally. Taking a multi-vitamin-mineral will provide all of the essential vitamins (such as folic acid for normal cell division) and minerals your body can’t make so needs to be secured through diet or supplementation. 

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10/1/13 11:59 AM

As we move into the Fall we strive to maintain our overall health and well-being. Let’s look at some immune supportive nutrients and specific products to consider for immune health.

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Organic Labels 101

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Super Supplements

8/28/13 7:33 PM

How does the USDA determine what is organic and what is not? Here is a snapshot of how they categorize:

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8/26/13 2:32 PM

Organic products must be grown, processed and handled from farm to fork without using conventional pesticides and other synthetic chemicals, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or other banned practices. For companies to label their products as organic, their operations must be inspected and certified by an approved organic certifying agent.

 

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6/12/13 2:56 PM

Krista is one of our Live It contest winners and has come a long way in accomplishing her goals. She has been working hard to lose weight and get fit through cardio and diet.

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