Essential oils for dogs: Pawsome tips for your furry friend

Man’s best friend. Doggo. Pupper. Colonel Princess Fluffernugget. Whatever you call your canine companion, your dog is an important member of the family. It makes total sense that you’d want to share your favorite essential oils with your four-legged friend. … Continue reading Essential oils for dogs: Pawsome tips for your furry friend

What are Micronutrients and Macronutrients?

Macronutrients are essential for the day to day operation of your bodies. Macronutrients include fats, carbohydrates, and proteins which are responsible for various functions in the body. It is important to understand the purpose of each macronutrient by knowing what core functions they play in the body. Below is a breakdown of how each works. Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are mainly energy giving foods. This is because they are digested to produce glucose which is the main source of energy for the body. The glucose is also referred to as sugars. It is the energy source for both the central nervous system and … Continue reading What are Micronutrients and Macronutrients?

What is all the hype about antioxidants? Find out why you need them in your diet.

How Antioxidants keep us healthy Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells from damage that may occur from exposure to certain chemicals, smoking, radiation, and pollution. These antioxidants can be found in foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, … Continue reading What is all the hype about antioxidants? Find out why you need them in your diet.

#1 reason your supplements are probably worthless and what to do about it

Bioavailability refers to the amount of a given nutrient found in supplements, food or medication that is absorbed and actively used for the biological activity of your cells and tissues. Despite this, bioavailability is often overlooked when it comes to … Continue reading #1 reason your supplements are probably worthless and what to do about it