Plant-Based Calcium

What is Plant-Based Calcium? An Essential Guide Calcium is an earth mineral with the atomic number 20. In its pure form, Calcium is a silvery metal, and it is the 5th most abundant element on the planet. It’s also abundant

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What You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a nutrient that is vital for your health. The average daily recommended intake for adults is 15 mcg (600 IU) to 20 mcg (800 IU) depending on age. However, many Americans don’t get enough of this nutrient daily without

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Benefits of Vitamin D During COVID

Covid-19 vaccines and boosters are said to be the most effective ways to avoid getting and spreading the new coronavirus. Vaccines may also reduce the health effects of a breakthrough infection. Despite this, many Americans with and without the vaccine have been looking

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8 Best Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

This time of year, as temperatures drop and more of our daily activities move indoors, it is especially important to take extra steps to boost your immune system and prevent bacteria and viruses from taking hold. Staying healthy during the

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What is Ashwagandha? Health Benefits, Uses & History

By Charlotte Traas, New Chapter ® Director of Education & Board-Certified Master Herbalist Alarm clock beeping, cars honking, emails adding up, kids touching things, grocery shopping, gas prices, back to school, back to work, phones ringing: Are you stressed yet?

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Eating Well for Mental Health

Consuming fewer processed foods can lead to better brain and emotional health. From a young age, we’re taught that eating well helps us look and feel our physical best. What we’re not always told is that good nutrition significantly affects

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Celebrate Good Food Month

Celebrate Good Food Month This October with Fairtrade America, Marine Stewardship Council and Non-GMO Project If you’re like many shoppers, you wish to know how the food you buy affects people and the planet, including how it was grown, harvested

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What Is Inflammation?

By Charlotte Traas, New Chapter® Director of Education & Board-Certified Master Herbalist Inflammation. A word that can strike fear into the hearts of many and make you instinctively flex your fingers. While inflammation has definitely caught our attention, especially as we

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