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Celebrating National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

Celebrating National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

Today, we join a nationwide effort to focus attention on the importance of regular exercise and healthy living for women.

5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Organic Flaxseed Powder into Your Diet

5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Organic Flaxseed Powder into Your Diet

You can find flaxseeds in a number of different foods like oatmeal, muffins and even cereal. This is for good reason! Flaxseeds are one of the most healthiest foods, as it supplies a number of essential nutrients, like lignans and essential fatty acids. Here’s what […]

The Importance of Fiber and How to Incorporate More into Your Diet

The Importance of Fiber and How to Incorporate More into Your Diet

Fiber can be found in vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains. And it’s important. Its job is to bulk up the stool and retain water. Bacteria then helps to digest the fiber, producing healthy ingredients for the colon and promoting healthy bowel movements. Without enough […]

Wonders of Flaxseeds, By Dr. Millie Lytle, ND, MPH, CNS

Wonders of Flaxseeds, By Dr. Millie Lytle, ND, MPH, CNS

Flaxseeds, also known as linseeds, are a wonderful superfood. They are a terrific source of fiber, protein, and ALA (an essential omega-3) and contain mucilage, phytoestrogens and anti-cancer lignans. They also contain micronutrients like manganese and vitamin B1. This food is so nutritious, it is […]