Vitamin D3 is crucial to immune function, healthy mood and a host of other critical aspects of health; yet, its deficiency is ubiquitous worldwide. Particularly at this time of year when outdoor activity and sun exposure are limited, supplementation with
Berberine has long been in use as an antibacterial. However newer data and promoted the substance to higher ground. Berberine is typically found as a purified supplement from the botanicals: Coptis chinensis (Coptis) and Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal) and have now
In our mountain town, December is usually the month where it’s getting pretty cold but there’s not quite enough snow to head to the mountain to ski or snowboard. What can our active Flagstaffians do? Well, heading to a warmer
Autumn is upon us. In this changing weather, with the prevalence of colds, flus and other infections, we look to immune supportive botanicals, supplements, as well as lifestyle and dietary tweaks to help. Even a few basic strategies can go
Botanical profile of the month: Elderberry / Sambucus Nigra Autumn is upon us and in this changing weather with the advent of colds, flus and other infections, we can look to immune supportive botanicals and supplements to help. A long-time favorite
It’s drilled into our heads over and over. Inflammation is bad! Take this anti-inflammatory medicine! Inflammation is the enemy! Stop it in its tracks! But, is inflammation always the enemy? Let’s start by talking about the difference between acute and chronic inflammation.
Collagen is a very trendy supplement on the market right now. I’ve seen it in powders (my favorite), tablets, capsules, and even as an ingredient in energy bars and gummi bears! What is collagen and why is it so popular? Collagen is a