DID YOU KNOW THAT THERE ARE NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS?

As any health enthusiast knows, amino acids are essential to a healthy lifestyle. After all, thousands of different proteins are produced by your body using just 20 amino acids. This is quite incredible when you take the time to realize just how important proteins are in helping your body function. From digestion to making new … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW THAT THERE ARE NONESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS?

WU XING: THE 5 CHINESE ELEMENTS

Western thought considers elements to be the parts of matter. The Greek four elements, for example (fire, air, earth, and water), were said to contain all the building blocks of matter. But when the Chinese talk about elements, they are talking about change and metamorphosis from one state to another. In Chinese thought, there is … Continue reading WU XING: THE 5 CHINESE ELEMENTS

8 FACTORS FOR BONE HEALTH

Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com How often do you think about whether or not your bones are healthy? Chances are, not often. It’s something we take for granted as far as our health is concerned, even though there are tons of different things that factor into great bone health. The good news is that … Continue reading 8 FACTORS FOR BONE HEALTH

WHAT ROLE DOES MUCUS PLAY IN DIGESTION?

Mucus plays a hugely important role in digestion, in addition to helping establish the overall health of other areas of your body. In this article we’ll focus just on how mucus helps in mechanical digestion, and why you need to make sure that your body has a suitable amount. Why does it help? The first … Continue reading WHAT ROLE DOES MUCUS PLAY IN DIGESTION?

IN.FORM RECIPE: POWER HOUSE PROTEIN MUFFINS

This recipe was submitted by SARAH HILL, CNHP. Mix together wet ingredients:2 eggs1 T vanilla (or more to taste preference)½ c. Almond/Coconut/Chia Blend milk (Unsweetened)1/2 c. oil (I like to use a combination of grass-fed butter, coconut oil, & MCT oil) In separate bowl – dry ingredients:½ c. NSP’s Vanilla Nutri-Burn¼ c. ground chia or salba2 … Continue reading IN.FORM RECIPE: POWER HOUSE PROTEIN MUFFINS

WHAT ARE PHYTOSTEROLS?

Photo by it's me neosiam on Pexels.com While you may have heard of phytosterols as healthy for you, you may not be familiar with what they are and how they work in the body. Phytosterols have become a bit of a buzzword in the health and nutrition industry, so it’s important that you understand how they … Continue reading WHAT ARE PHYTOSTEROLS?

QUALITY ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential oils are a big deal these days – and for good reason. They provide numerous health benefits, can easily clean your home, and perhaps best of all, they remove the need for harsh cleaning chemicals and other harmful products that pose a threat to the health of you and your family. With the popularity … Continue reading QUALITY ESSENTIAL OILS