Phosphatidylcholine is a vital component of the cell membrane, giving strength and fluidity to cells. It is a necessary compound in the formation of the nutrient choline. Choline is important for cellular communication, cognition, and other physiological processes. In holistic medicine, phosphatidylcholine is often used for people who need support for memory and learning. Phosphatidylcholine…

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The wonderful deep green hues of plants and vegetables comes from a pigment known as chlorophyll. Plants use chlorophyll along with sunlight to obtain nutrients. In many cultures, chlorophyll has been used as a supplement for healthy aging, acne treatment, wound healing, and supporting detoxification. In holistic medicine, chlorophyll is recognized for its many protective…

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All berries are delicious and good for you, but black currant (Ribes nigrum) stands out as particularly good because of its adaptogenic properties; its nutrients actually adapt to the needs of your body, supporting your immune system and adrenal gland health, protecting against inflammation and oxidative stress on the cells.  Black currants are high in vitamin…

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Most people are surprised to learn kelp is a food staple and not just for fish and whales. It’s abundant in several vitamins including vitamins C, B, A, E and the mineral iron. Consider these reasons to include kelp, also known as seaweed or leafy algae, in your diet: Provides iodine, an important trace element…

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From the shale deposits formed by prehistoric plant life, scientists extract colloidal minerals for use in nutritional supplements. What makes colloidal minerals different from other minerals? Colloidal minerals are trace minerals that are derived from microscopic sized fossilized minerals, found primarily in Utah and the surrounding areas. They are also found in clay in certain…

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There are good reasons to go wild for walnuts. They are rich in Omega-3-fatty acids and high in antioxidants. This powerful combination helps support immunity, the management of inflammation in the body, and provides nourishment for the brain. Additionally, research shows that walnuts have protective benefits against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular problems,Type-2 diabetes, and dementia. Dietary…

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