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3 Health Benefits from Lutein

Lutein is a powerful antioxidant related to beta-carotene and vitamin A. Also called a carotenoid vitamin, Lutein is found in foods such as kale, broccoli, spinach, collards, corn, kiwi fruit, eggs, and oranges, and is known as “the eye vitamin” for providing benefits to the eyes. But did you know that lutein may be helpful to other […]

New Brand Spotlight: Color Earth

Would you like to help our planet by planting a tree? Lucky Vitamin is very proud to present a new brand which can make that possible by simply buying a product: Color Earth. Let’s explain it a little better. Color Earth pledges that for every product sold, they will plant a tree in the developing […]

Good Morning Breakfast!

The importance of breakfast is never in question but for some reason some people continue to skip this important meal. Studies have confirmed that regularly eating a healthy breakfast may help you lose excess weight and maintain your weight loss in many different ways but yet some people still start their day with no meal […]

3 Health Benefits from Milk Thistle

Milk thistle is not just a pretty flower. Also known as silymarin, this flowering herb is related to the daisy and ragweed family but did you know that milk thistle offers a variety of health benefits. So, here is a quick list of 3 health benefits from milk thistle. 1. Liver Support The most known […]

Letter From Our Founder & Chief Wellness Spreader

Dear Wellness Customer, What an incredible journey we’ve been on! What started as a small extension of my family’s neighborhood health store has grown beyond our wildest expectations. As we embark on our second decade (we turn 10 this year!) we felt it was time to take another huge step forward. You’ll notice some big […]

New Brand Spotlight: Summer Life Naturals

Lucky Vitamin is proud to introduce another premium brand of natural supplements to our customers: Summer Life Naturals. Summer Life Naturals offers plant-based dietary supplements that are gentle enough for sensitive individuals. Summer Life Naturals is paving a new path in the natural supplement industry not only for sensitive individuals but also for other body […]

Discovering Yacon!

You may have not ever heard of it but yacon is a health booster item you may want to consider adding to your diet. This South American root looks like a sweet potato or a yucca root but it has actually a sweet taste, more like an apple. Yacon has a slight molasses flavor, although […]

3 DIY Honey Skin Care Recipes with Honey

Honey is so much more than a healthy sweetener! You might be surprised to know that it can do wonders for your skin as well. It’s full of antioxidants and has anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. Not to mention, it’s soothing and healing qualities will leave you with a glow that will have people saying, “Honey, […]

Healing Power of Manuka Honey

Manuka honey has been one of the hottest items in many health food stores across the country. This special type of honey contains properties that support the natural healing process as well as help to treat dry and scaly skin, support of joint mobility, and natural healing of wounds and immune defenses. A number of […]

4 Great Natural Ingredients for Lip Balms

With so many options available, shopping for a natural lip balm product may be difficult. If you are not sure which natural ingredients you should be looking for in their formulas, we present 4 great natural ingredients for lip balms. 1. Beeswax Beeswax is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, an anti-oxidant, and contains Vitamin A. This moisturizing ingredient […]

New Brand Spotlight: Paleo People

Anyone looking for wheat and gluten free diet snacks? Stop looking. We are happy to introduce a new brand of delicious snacks made with good, clean ingredients: Paleo People. Paleo People manufactures a unique “Paleo” snack line of fruit and nut cluster snacks, available in four delicious flavors; Banana Nut, Apple Crisp, Cacao Nut and […]

5 Benefits Of Staying Hydrated

Because your body loses water through breathing, sweating, and digestion, it’s important to stay hydrated by drinking eight, 8 ounce glasses of water and eating foods that contain water. Increase Energy –Dehydration can cause your bodily systems to slow down, causing you to feel tired. Get a quick pick-me-up with a glass or two of […]

The Perfect (pH) Balance

Finding the perfect balance is one of the most important things in life. Whether you find the perfect balance for your diet and exercise habits or the perfect amount of time to spend with family and friends, finding the perfect balance is often essential for a happy life. How about your pH balance? Health experts […]

How To Choose Sunscreen

The days of baking in the sun covered in baby oil using tin foil reflectors are over. While science and research has shown that the sun is the best source of vitamin D, too much exposure to its powerful rays can be harmful. Freckles, age spots and wrinkles are frequent results of overexposure to the […]

Vitamin D: Little Risk, High Rewards

Vitamin D supplements continue to be on the rise. The health benefits from taking vitamin D are no longer in question and, if some people still have second thoughts about taking D supplements, a new study shows that there is little risk of vitamin D toxicity. Published in a recent issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, […]