Understanding Bioavailability

So what exactly is bioavailability and why is it so important? In layman’s terms, Bioavailability describes the degree to which a nutrient can be absorbed by the body, which determines how much of those nutrients can be utilized for biological activity within your cells and tissues. When you consume a nutrient, only a percentage of… Continue reading Understanding Bioavailability

Omega Fatty Acids

ESSENTIALLY ESSENTIAL It seems that omega fatty acids are all the rage these days. You’ve probably heard that omega 3s can lower cholesterol and help to prevent heart disease. But that is only a part of the story. In fact, most people don’t even know that there are several different kinds of Omegas nor the… Continue reading Omega Fatty Acids

Prebiotics and Gut Health

Go with your gut As you may have heard, your gut microbiome is one of the most important components of your overall health and well-being. The microbiome is a relatively new area of study, but researchers continue to find links between it and many diseases, including obesity, diabetes, allergies, asthma and autism. In fact it’s… Continue reading Prebiotics and Gut Health


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