Posted 11/30/15

Decadent Desserts for the Holidays – Without the Guilt!

by Lani Jacobs-Banner Full disclosure - I love dessert. While I know all the various ways that too much sugar can do a person in, I still accept that scoop of ice cream or slice of gluten free cake when it is offered, and I enjoy every bite! To prepare for...

Posted 11/19/15

Five Things Every Woman Should Know About Magnesium

By Heather Pratt, MNT, BCHN Magnesium always seems to play second fiddle to the more popular mineral calcium, yet magnesium is involved in hundreds of essential metabolic reactions. Without magnesium your body couldn’t produce energy or build bone, you wouldn’t be able to regulate your blood sugar, and your muscles...

Posted 11/10/15

Why Meat Quality Matters

by Jonathan Clinthorne I first heard the term “antibiotic resistance” almost a decade ago in a microbiology class. At the time, my professor talked about the overuse and improper use of antibiotics for viral infections or non-serious cases of the common cold and how this was contributing to the growing...

Posted 11/2/15

New Research Alert: Vitamin D Toxicity Even More Rare than Previously Thought

by Jonathan Clinthorne As winter sneaks up on us, we should all be thinking about what we can do to stay optimally healthy over the holidays. One thing recommended by Natural Grocers Nutritional Health Coaches, academics, and many health conscious people alike is taking a vitamin D supplement throughout the...