8 Reasons to Add Fish Oil to Your Diet

8 Reasons to Add Fish Oil to Your Diet

If you’ve ever perused the aisles of Whole Foods or Erewhon, or pored over an issue of Goop, you may have seen fish oil touted as a cure-all for all manner of health issues, from heart disease to depression to diabetes. While there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for healthy eating, there are many scientifically proven benefits of fish oil, and most people should consider adding it to their diet. In fact, it is the third most widely used dietary supplement in the United States.

Read on to learn what fish oil is and what the top benefits of fish oil are.
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Everything You Need To Know About Blue-Green Algae

Everything You Need To Know About Blue-Green Algae

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We are big proponents of hitting our local greenmarket and frequenting the farm stand over the pharmacy. But, if you’re looking to diversify your plant-based diet further, let’s dive a little deeper, into the depth of freshwater lakes, rivers, and ponds, home to one of the planet’s most nutrient-dense foods: blue-green algae.

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Why Vitamin D Is So Important - and How to Get More Of It

Why Vitamin D Is So Important - and How to Get More Of It

You likely associate Vitamin D with sunshine and a healthy tan, but since most of us are not afforded the luxury of the sun shining year-round, it’s difficult to maintain the right amount of the vitamin naturally. That’s why it’s no surprise thatmost adults in the U.S. (about 42%) are Vitamin D-deficient, and the low levels leave the body depleted with sometimes severe consequences. 
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Everything You Need to Know About Probiotics

Everything You Need to Know About Probiotics

If you’re interested in health and wellness, you’ve likely heard the word “probiotics” mentioned here and there—and you may even have some friends who swear by them. So why are they so popular and what should you know about them before you join the bandwagon? Read on for our Probiotics 101.
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7 Benefits of Taking a Magnesium Supplement

7 Benefits of Taking a Magnesium Supplement

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Though it may not be as well known as other essential minerals like potassium and calcium, magnesium is absolutely crucial for healthy body functioning. Unfortunately, experts estimate that about 80% of adults are deficient in this vital mineral. Those who consume less than their recommended amount of magnesium are likely to have elevated inflammation in the body, which can put you at risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and other health conditions. Deficiency is also associated with osteoporosis.
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