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Supplement Brands: Get the Best Quality for the Best Nutrition

Vitamins and supplements are great ways to help support your health naturally, aid your body’s healing process, and even boost mental performance. Not all supplements are created equal however, and knowing how to find the best supplement brands can help you avoid disaster. Here’ll we’ll help recognize what makes a quality supplement brand and where […]

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Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Linked to Common Cleaner Triclosan

New research from the University of Birmingham has shed light on how a common household cleaner is driving the evolution of antibiotic resistant bacteria. This research found that bacteria having developed resistance to Triclosan-containing consumer products simultaneously developed resistance to Quinolone type antibiotics. 1 This alarming realization may held shed light on how many common household […]

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Heavy Metals Testing Ensures Better Supplement Safety

‘Heavy Metals‘ is a term used to describe certain elements which are known toxins to the human body. Lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic, and chromium are the elements that are most often discussed in the context of supplements and nutritional products. Heavy metal testing is a cornerstone of any GMP-certified manufacturer’s quality assurance program, and an […]

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Monk Fruit: Sugar Substitute With Health Benefits

The Monk Fruit grows natively in China, where it is called Luo Han Guo. It is rich in powerful natural antioxidant compounds known as mogrosides which provide many health benefits. Research suggests that these powerful compounds may provide useful treatments against cancer, diabetes, and Epstein Barr. Monk fruit extract is used as a natural sugar substitute […]