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Denver, CO 80209
Aging is not what it used to be. These days, older adults lead active lives and are focused on extending not just their lifespans, but also, their healthspans, the years of life that we stay healthy and active.
A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition1 found that quercetin supplementation reduced inflammation and improved disease severity and quality of life in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Once, in a farmer's field, a billion tiny soil organisms were finally remembered, and the farmer's focus shifted from how much a crop could yield to how future harvests depended on the soil being healed. Once, in a neighborhood grocery store, the proprietors said, no more—our standards for food must place human and environmental health over profit.
No matter what you feed your pet—from kibble to a raw food diet—your four-legged family members need vitamin and mineral supplementation just like humans do. Yes, you read that right—giving supplements to your pet is a great way to fill in nutritional gaps to help them thrive and live their best, most active, happiest lives for many faithful years to come.
As you reach into arches of prickly vines for the plumpest blackberry you can spot, it’s like you’re a kid again. Stretching as tall as you can muster on your tippiest toes, you get your fingers on the biggest, juiciest, sun-warmed berry in sight and pop it in your mouth. That perfectly tart berry is worth every little scrape you may have endured to reach it.
You could say that quercetin really ups the “anti” when it comes to supporting whole-body health. As in, anti-oxidant, anti-histamine, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and anti-viral, quintupling its health-promoting effect on the body and working synergistically with other key nutrients, like zinc and vitamin C, to expand our health span.
The omega-3 fats EPA and DHA are safe and effective for cardiovascular disease prevention, with higher doses providing the greatest effects.
According to consumer surveys, more than 80 percent of Americans are concerned about pesticide residue on the foods we eat;1 2 yet, how many of us contemplate the consequences for those who grow and harvest our food?
When we think of our planet’s top polluters, most of us think of the fossil fuel industry. And we are not wrong. But did you know that conventional agriculture is number three on the list of the most polluting industries?
“But first, coffee.” For an estimated 150 million Americans, it’s what starts the day out right.1 The first sip of hot coffee in the morning—it’s incomparable, it’s rich with the scent of nostalgia, it makes you feel a little more alive and ready for the day ahead. Legend has it that the bean we love today was first discovered by a goat farmer in Ethiopia in the 1500s.
As the bees begin to buzz and the tulips bloom, it means that it’s the season of Ladybug Love at Natural Grocers®. Let’s get outside and dig our hands in the dirt. Let’s connect with the land, where our children hunt dandelions and do summersaults in the grass.