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Finding Nori: Have you heard of these nutritious tidal treats?

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Finding Nori: Have you heard of these nutritious tidal treats?

By JENNA BLUMENFELD These unassuming sea vegetables pack a punch in nutrients and minerals. There's something magical about briny, tangy sea vegetables. Technically algae, these rootless marine greens are packed with nutrients, such as vitamins A, C, and the B’s, and important minerals including iodine, essential for thyroid support. Plus, seaweed doesn’t require added chemicals, fertilizers or fresh water to grow, so it’s a low-impact...

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What are Supplements? Your Complete Guide

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What are Supplements? Your Complete Guide

Have questions about supplements? You’re not alone. We understand, the selection of vitamins and nutrients in the marketplace can be overwhelming. And yet, supplements play a key role in maintaining and boosting your daily health and preventing disease. Here are answers to some basic supplement questions to help you set your vitamin and nutrient routine for 2016. The sales associates at your Hi-Health store can...

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Boost Energy Naturally with 4 Lesser Known Ingredients

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Boost Energy Naturally with 4 Lesser Known Ingredients

These lesser-known ingredients from around the world boost your energy so you can get your mid-day pick-me-up! Guayusa Native to Ecuador’s rainforests, guayusa is a caffeinated and antioxidant-rich tea that delivers an earthy favor. Amazonian people traditionally used guayusa to interpret dreams (really!) and provide clear energy for nighttime hunts; now, as consumers on other continents have discovered guayusa’s benefits, it serves as a much...

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Stressed? These 5 Adaptogenic Herbs Can Ease Stress

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Stressed? These 5 Adaptogenic Herbs Can Ease Stress

There is not much good to be said about chronic stress. Over time, when your adrenal glands pump out abnormally large amounts of the stress hormone cortisol, your blood pressure and blood sugar go up, your immunity response goes down, and your body becomes more vulnerable to infections and heart disease. Unless you’re a hermit or unusually enlightened, you (along with everyone else) deal with...

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Great Supplements for Fall & Winter

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Great Supplements for Fall & Winter

As you're preparing for Winter, even in Arizona, here's some new supplements to consider and some important ones to revisit. Hope these few tips help you have a healthy and happy holiday season. Turmeric One of my favorite supplements and one that I have mentioned before is Turmeric which contains the active ingredient Curcurmin. This is found in traditional curry based sauces and food, or...

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