Contrary to popular belief, consuming yeast doesn’t contribute to the onset of yeast infections.
Because so many factors endanger the integrity of our food supply — posing risks to our health through the quality of our food, the welfare of our environment, and having an adequate amount of food and resources for posterity — it’s not a questions of why we should support small farmers, but rather a question of how to do so.
An oft-forgotten part of a thorough quality check lies in the manufacturing process. Here are the important three to look for in a supplement manufacturer.
The purpose of a multi-vitamin is to support all systems of the body nutritionally, for the purpose of achieving and maintaining good health. If, after reading your multi-vitamin’s label, you find it contains isolates, synthetics, fillers, artificial colors or flavors, chemicals, or just a long list of things you’d only hear in an advanced chemistry class, chances are it’s not only NOT nourishing you or supporting your system, but it’s also damaging your health.
“Resveratrol is an antioxidant found in various food sources, such as chocolate and the skins of certain nuts, berries and fruits. It has been the subject of intensive study. Keep in mind, though, that it’s best to consume resveratrol by eating the whole food, such as grape skins and grape seeds, instead of popping resveratrol pills.”
Glucosamine is derived from glucose molecules and is believed to aid in repairing damaged cartilage, building new cartilage, cushioning joints, relieving pain, and reducing inflammation.
Grape seed extract is being heralded as being able to balance female hormonal health.