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January 2017

January 19, 2017

Rainbow Trout: Good for Your Body & Your Brain

  Among the top five healthiest fish to eat, rainbow trout makes a tasty entrée and is one of the more affordable seafood options. Rainbow trout is one of the few fish that is better to buy farmed because wild trout can be contaminated from chemicals like mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). All rainbow trout ...

January 17, 2017

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) – Essential to Brain Health

  Decades of study and countless books have gone into exploring Omega-3 and the role it plays in our physical and mental health. Here are Seven Essential Facts about this ESSENTIAL substance. 1. Omega-3 is called “essential” because it’s necessary for our health, but we cannot make it on our own. 2. One essential Omega-3 ...

January 11, 2017

Brain Fitness

We are aging. Every day. That’s a simple fact of life. But we’re also living longer than ever before and we have a remarkable opportunity to enjoy our longevity by making good choices and paying attention to the role of healthy cognitive function (HCF) in our overall ability to live – and age – with ...

January 1, 2017

L-Glutamine for Gut Strength

L-Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid (protein building block) in the body; as such, it has a wide range of functions. Critical for removing excess ammonia (a common waste product in the body), glutamine supports the immune system, muscle and organ growth and repair, as well as brain and digestive functions. It’s also been ...

January 1, 2017

Ginger Chews

Whether you need to soothe your toddler’s upset tummy or your own serious bout of indigestion, a sweet and zesty ginger chew can ease the symptoms. The key to making ginger chews is freshly grated ginger, more potent in enzymes than pre-packaged ground ginger. Look for a rhizome that is firm, smooth and free of ...

January 1, 2017

Zap Indigestion with Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

An Asian spice well-known for its sweet and zesty zing, ginger has been shown to reduce pain and inflammation and support metabolism and digestion. As a digestive aid, this knobby, horn shaped root has been used in traditional herbal medicine to nourish and warm the digestive organs including the mouth, stomach, pancreas, and liver. Ginger ...

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