Author: Nicole Crane, BS, NTP

The Benefits of Pomegranate & Why You Should Add Them to Your Diet

The Benefits of Pomegranate & Why You Should Add Them to Your Diet

Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash Few other fruits have as rich a history as the pomegranate. Pomegranates have been used medicinally and as a symbol of fertility, abundance, prosperity and new beginnings. There is evidence that can trace the cultivation of pomegranates back over 

How Green Tea Provides Vital Immune Support

How Green Tea Provides Vital Immune Support

Written by Nicole Crane BS, NTP After water, green tea (along with its white and black variants) from the Camellia sinesis shrub, is the most consumed beverage in the world. There may be no beverage more salubrious. The tea plant is rich in valuable antioxidants 

Healthy Bones: Why Calcium Alone Just Doesn’t Cut It

Healthy Bones: Why Calcium Alone Just Doesn’t Cut It

Our bones are constantly being broken down and built back up, so the body can remove old frail bone cells and replace them with new strong ones. But calcium is not the only nutrient you need.

Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Imagine stopping to smell a fragrant red rose and pricking your finger on a hidden thorn. Just a minor puncture, but your body goes to work immediately to stop the bleeding and quickly seal the wound. One of the major nutrients at work is Vitamin K, discovered 

Black-Pigmented Superfoods: A Rainbow of Benefits By Nicole Crane, B.S, NTP

Black-Pigmented Superfoods: A Rainbow of Benefits By Nicole Crane, B.S, NTP

For years, health professionals have been advising others to “eat the rainbow,” advising to eat a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. For many, getting those 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables is a struggle. How does one get the antioxidant, immune boosting, vitality 

Whey Protein: The Best “Whey” to Recover from Exercise & Build Muscle

Whey Protein: The Best “Whey” to Recover from Exercise & Build Muscle

By Nicole Crane, BS, NTP Working out is hard work! Whether you get up early, hit the gym during lunch, or pound the pavement before or after dinner, exercise takes time and dedication. That hard work also comes with significant rewards and health benefits. Just