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4 Surprising Health Benefits of Hempseed Oil

Can you think of a supplement which offers a variety of proven health benefits but it has yet to become popular in the United States? Hempseed oil comes to mind as this intriguing oil perfectly fits the label of a multi-purpose natural remedy. Hemp oil is still considered sketchy to some as its association with […]

Why You Might Have Gut Issues & 4 Ways To Fix Them

Hearing a lot of talk about your gut microbiome lately? There’s a lot of information circulating around the wellness world about how important it is to keep our microbiome balanced…but what exactly is a microbiome? In short, it’s the complex ecosystem of microbes—bacteria, fungi, viruses, etc—located in our bodies, the majority of which live in […]

10 Great Sources of Antioxidants

Adding antioxidants to your diet is essential for overall good health. Antioxidants are molecules that stop the process of oxidation, a common chain reaction in a cell that eventually leads to the damage or death of the cell. Foods rich in antioxidants can help to reduce this oxidation process, keeping the cells healthy. Measured by […]

Turmeric Tea “Golden Milk” Shortcut Recipe

Looking for a delicious way to get your daily dose of turmeric? Golden milk has taken over the wellness world for it’s creamy, spicy flavor and health benefits, and its calming effect has made it a nighttime beverage of choice. Did you know you can make golden milk with tea? So convenient! This amazing recipe […]

Meet Maca Powder: Your New Superfood Staple

If you are looking for a new superfood to add to your diet, look no further. Originally from the Andes Mountains of Peru, Maca is a vegetable related to radishes and turnips that contains high levels of protein, fat and minerals. Maca can be eaten baked, dried, or mixed with vegetables, and its popular powder […]

5 Reasons To Add Acai To Your Diet

These days, everyone is on the hunt for antioxidant-rich, nutrient-packed superfoods—and it’s no surprise why! Purchasing food with the most benefits is not only great for your health but also ensures the most bang for your buck. Acai berries are increasing in popularity—you’ve probably seen vibrant, Instagram-worthy acai bowls all over social media—but are they […]

Why Sparkling Water Might Be Good For Your Health

Ever wonder if drinking sparkling water has any health benefits? It sure does. It’s water in a very refreshing form but other than keep you hydrated, sparkling water has also a few other benefits to your health. Proper hydration is key to optimal health and adding carbonated water to your drinking routine may help you […]

7 Reasons To Take An MSM Supplement

Suffering from joint pain, muscle cramps or even wrinkles? Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) supplements may be able to help. MSM offers a variety of health benefits because it contains anti-inflammatory and pain reducing properties. It’s found in green plants, animals and humans, and this naturally occurring mineral supplies sulfur to make other chemicals in the body. MSM supplements […]

Health & Wellness Trends To Watch In Summer 2017

With new superfoods and alternative health products popping up in the media every day, it’s hard to know what the cleanest, most effective product innovations really are. Dr. Jeremy Wolf N.D., Lead Wellness Advisor at LuckyVitamin.com, breaks down the trends and how to be a savvy wellness shopper this summer! Gummies, Gummies & More Gummies […]

8 Benefits of a Daily Chlorella Shake

The term “superfood” is definitely overused these days. Everything seems to be a superfood but when it comes to chlorella, the endless list of health benefits that this algae can provide speaks for itself. Green shakes have been a hot topic as a refreshing cold beverage may be one of the best ways to ensure […]

How To Follow A Mediterranean Diet

Over the last couple of decades, the Mediterranean diet has been studied by researchers all over the world. The general consensus from these studies revealed that the diet is nothing short of amazing. The Mediterranean diet consists of increasing your intake of fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, whole grains and fish, while limiting red […]

Xylitol-Sweetened, Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

If you’re trying to avoid excess sugar, that doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice sweet treats! Xylitol is a wonderful, all-natural sugar substitute with a number of health benefits. It’s metabolized without insulin, giving it a low glycemic index and can even help promote healthy dental hygiene. This recipe uses xylitol instead of sugar and […]

6 Items To Always Bring On A Hike

I’ve been hiking for a few years now and I still ALWAYS manage to forget (at least) one essential item when packing. Hoping you can learn from my mistakes, below are six things I always double and triple check before heading on an outdoor adventure! 1. Water This may sound obvious, but often water is […]

10 Minute, No-Bake, On-The-Go Energy Bites

Whether you’re packing for a hike or in need of snacks to power through the work day, these no-bake energy bites are incredibly easy and take minutes to make! They’re a delicious, healthy alternative to sugary granola bars. Ingredients (makes about 20 bites) 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup almond butter (or peanut butter!) 1/2 cup […]