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Olive Leaf: Its Benefits and How to Best Use It.

We all know about olive trees, which provide us with olives and olive oil, both staples in many kitchens. But it turns out the olive tree has even more to offer – in the form of the simple olive leaf. Therapeutic value studies of olive leaves show that they have a very high ORAC (oxygen...

7 Natural Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holiday season is a time to spend time with family and friends, an opportunity to give thanks for the fruits of the year and review our blessings. For many however it can also be a time of overindulgence, late nights and sluggish days, which often lead to anxiety, coupled with stress and sleepless nights.

Emulsification – Getting the most out of Omega 3

The significance of emulsified oil is now being studied in fish and flax seed oil preparations. One of the conclusions reached is that “Pre-emulsification of the oil prior to ingestion reduces droplet size and enables improved lipolysis resulting in significantly improved absorption”*

5 Need to Know Factors When Choosing Fish Oil

Omega-3 fatty acids are a hot topic these days with more natural health supplement options and more food companies adding it to products like dairy, eggs, baby food, bread, pasta, and even beverages. Companies continue to research the best sources, forms and processes to provide a pure, concentrated, easy to digest and highly absorbable form of Omega-3.

Greens: 5 Reasons Why Your Mom was Right

You’ve heard of the numerous health benefits of green foods over the years, likely beginning with your mom when you were little. Greens aren’t a new fad or even an “optional” food group, but the incredible range of micronutrients contained within make them essential when it comes to good health.