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History The first mention of the use of Chaga comes from the 16th century, and its use in Russia. Chaga was used in a variety of ways, including general well-being, internal cleansing, and curing and preventing diseases in general.[i] While we can’t say that Chaga treats...

In a previous blog, I wrote about the advancements in technology and how these innovations contributed to making our supplements better. However, it is good to note where and how your herbs are grown may impact their effectiveness.  When we factor in different growing conditions,...

Necessity is the mother of invention (innovation), a commonly used proverb when someone comes up with a way to do things better or hasn't been done previously.  This proverb is not limited to ultra-technical fields and is now quite the driving force for innovation in...

Attention all e-gamers, you need to take a hard look at adding supplements to your daily routine.  The demands of e-gaming can negatively impact your health and your performance while playing.  This blog will cover several areas e-gamers should consider supplementing their diet to repair,...

What is Cognitive Health/Function? What do you think of when you see the words “cognitive health”?  Most of us think about our parents or grandparents and how they forget things or aren’t quite as sharp as they used to be.  Let me be the first to...

We often hear about mental illness, but not mental wellness. Is the concept of mental wellness new to you?  Consider this; mental wellness is about how all aspects of your life, i.e., social, emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and how they collectively impact your overall state...

Normally I do a long post on specific health challenges and my natural approaches, but today I want to encourage you to finish this year strong and carry it over into the new year.  Check out my blog post on Goals and how to set/achieve them....

Since the "outbreak" of COVID-19, I have been dumbfounded by how much fear is being pushed down our throats by the media and governments.  If you take a look at the “REAL NUMBERS” of both worldwide Flu and COVID-19, you can see that the Flu is...

Black cumin seed oil, a.k.a black seed oil (N. sativa or NS) and thymoquinone have been thoroughly studied for decades.  With the heightened interest in ingredients that support immune health, taking a look at the extensive research done with regards to NS and its phytochemical compounds is...

One of the most pressing questions consumers have is, “What supplements do I need to take daily?”  The answer should be simple, start with a strong foundation.  Just as if you were building a home, you would first pour a strong foundation in which to...