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Alfalfa Benefits And How To Give To Kids

Alfalfa is more than just a food for cattle.  Indeed, the health benefits of alfalfa have been used around the world for almost 1500 years.  It has long been used as an herbal remedy for numerous ailments and illnesses. We personally use an organic alfalfa formulation that has been around for over 50 years.  It… Read More

Slaying the Supplement Myths

Dr. Chaney’s Sequel: Slaying The Supplement Myths

Last week, I did a review of Dr. Steve Chaney’s first book that came out last year: Slaying the Food Myths. If you missed that, I encourage you to go back and check it out. This second book followed soon after. It focuses on the food supplement myths that are being perpetuated by both vitamin… Read More

6 common questions about lactoferrin

The Answers to 6 Common Questions About Lactoferrin

What Exactly Is Lactoferrin? Lactoferrin is an immune-supporting protein found in human milk, cow milk, and other fluids in the human body. When a baby is first born, the initial breastfeeding fluid is called colostrum. This colostrum contains up to seven times the amount of lactoferrin than what is found in the breast milk later… Read More

How To Evaluate A Child’s Probiotic: Digestive Advantage Probiotic Gummies

Probiotics for kids abound in our grocery store shelves and foods today. We are finally waking up to the importance of our gut health, and the food industry and supplement manufacturers are happy to respond with childs probiotic products. Are all probiotic products for kids the same? Certainly not, or there would not be so… Read More

stress relief and the single product that saved our year

Stress Relief And The Single Product That Saved Our Year

STRESS. On the positive side, stress can help you accomplish amazing things or meet important deadlines. Leap tall buildings in a single bound…almost. But too much of it, and we begin to feel overwhelmed…agitated…and frustrated. We’ve all been on both sides of it. But what do you do when you feel over-stressed? What is your… Read More

Do i need vitamins

Do I Need Vitamins? Does My Child Need Vitamins?

Many believe a healthy diet is all that’s needed for optimal health.  Just the other day I heard a parent say, “Do I need vitamins? I don’t think so because we eat healthy.” Does that sound familiar? But do you realize that even those with healthy diets still struggle to get all the nutrients their… Read More

How Is Your Child’s Gut Health?

This is probably not a question that you’ve ever been asked before.  However, the answer to that single question affects greater than 60% of your child’s immune response.  That’s a crazy-big number, isn’t it? So, if you enjoy your child feeling great and healthy, then this is worth giving some serious thought. Defining a Healthy… Read More

Kids Multivitamin Comparison

Finding a natural, well-balanced–and safe–kids multivitamin/multinutrient can be overwhelming, to say the least.  Every store with vitamins carries at least a handful of different options, making various claims about each one. I recently found a great kids multivitamin comparison.  It compares some of the leading/common brands out there with the one that we have found… Read More

Natural Vitamins, Synthetic, and Those In-Between

The best health benefits occur when our bodies get the most natural vitamins possible. The best quality natural vitamins preserve high levels of live enzyme activity.  Our bodies can only use the live enzymes.  These are found naturally in our food sources. Any vitamin on the market today will fit into one of three basic… Read More