You wouldn't expect your car to run without gas, right? Well, sometimes, we need to give our bodies a boost - even at the cellular level. Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin like substance found in all tissues and cells in the body. It is also known as ubiquinone because it is omnipresent or ubiquitous throughout. CoQ10 is a catalyst for food metabolism which means it helps your body make use of the food you eat by converting it into energy. It plays a role in most major body systems and an adequate supply will allow our bodies to function more efficiently. Our bodies have the ability to produce … [Read more...] about Charge Up Your Cells with CoQ10
I was at the airport recently and had my bag searched. The lady from TSA pulled out my Himalayan sea salt bottle and looked at me funny. It was a wonderful opportunity for a teaching moment and a great inspiration for a blog post! I really never leave home without it. Table salt is so unhealthy, yet, it is on every restaurant table in America. Besides the other health issues, did you know it can cause cellulite? That will always get a woman's attention! She may have ignored my health claims but once we started talking about appearance, we as women tend to listen up and pay attention! Funny how … [Read more...] about Switch to Pink for Health’s Sake
Need an energy boost with no caffeine required? MCT oil could be the perfect addition to your morning routine. It is a great way to kick start your weight loss journey or increase your athletic performance level. MCT is a quick source of clean, healthy fuel for your body that may do all of this and more. MCT stands for medium chain triglyceride which is just a fancy name for a saturated fatty acid that your body can easily change into energy. Fatty acids are like little sub-units of fat that require less breakdown in order for the body to use them. Medium chain fatty acids head directly … [Read more...] about Get Fired Up with MCT Oil!!!
Feeling moody? Do you suffer from PMS? B6 could be the answer you are looking for! Vitamin B6 is a powerful little vitamin that affects both physical and mental health. It is very important in so many functions within our body like mood, hormone regulation, and even fat and protein metabolism. That is one reason we have chosen to offer it independently from the B-Complex formulation. B vitamins are essential to skin and eye health, metabolism, and nerve function, and B6, also known as pyridoxine, is no exception. It is a water-soluble, behind-the-scenes vitamin, quietly connected to … [Read more...] about Get Balanced With B and B6!
Last time, we learned about how awesome MSM is topically for your skin, and how taken internally it can support your skin, hair, and nails. ICYMI here is the link: MSM For Skin, Hair, and Nails Today, we can expand on that with some more benefits of an internal supplementation of MSM capsules. If you’re reading up on this, chances are you care about the condition of your body; Either you want to improve yourself, your quality of life, your skin, or maybe you have some aches and pains from starting a fitness routine and are looking for relief. Intense exercise can create oxidative … [Read more...] about MSM Series – Part Two – Joints, Muscles, Recovery
The word of the day is methylsulfonylmethane. We’re all about making life straightforward and fun, so let’s call it MSM for short. So what is MSM, what does it do, and why do you need it? There are many reasons MSM is beneficial for our bodies, but today’s lesson will be about skin health. Let’s talk about aging. Our skin is comprised of 3 layers – the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis. The dermis is where the connective tissue is contained; Collagen is a type of connective tissue and, essentially, it gives our skin its strength. Aging and wrinkles appear when our skin loses its … [Read more...] about MSM Series – Part One – Skin, Hair & Nails