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I have recently just started taking BCAAs, and boy have I been missing out! I have always been active, but I’ve never really been into sports supplements until I started working for Vitamin Discount Center.
BCAAs are branched-chain amino acids—Leucine, isoleucine, valine—that promote muscle recovery/repair, reduce muscle soreness, and boost endurance. BCAAs are ideal for strength and interval training, but they may also fuel your cardio regimen too...
Black seed oil comes from black seeds, which are derived from the Nigella Sativa flower. They are grown around the world although they originate from North Africa, Europe, and Asia. Black seeds are anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-viral.
Other common names for black seed oil include Black Cumin Seed Oil, Kalonji Oil, Habbatus Sauda, and Nigella Seeds...
Two Saturdays ago, I took a goat yoga class with my boyfriend and old co-worker, Marianne at Hat Trick Ranch. I first heard about goat yoga on Facebook, from a farm in Oregon. It looked like something I’d love to try, but Oregon was slightly out of my reach, and there was a huge wait list.
When I found out there was goat yoga near my town, I knew I had to sign up right away!
This herb is known for providing health benefits to both our bodies and the environment it thrives in. When it comes to gardening, dandelion adds minerals and nitrogen to the soil. It releases ethylene gas, which helps fruit ripen, and attracts pollinating insects.
Medicinal use of dandelion dates back to ancient times...
Mudras are known as sacred gesture realized with the hands and that are able to lead to different states of consciousness.
Mudras are usually done with the hands, but there are also mudras that are made with the eyes, the body (asanas) or through breathing techniques (pranayamas). The origin of the mudras is a mystery, we can find mudras in different traditions of the world as in Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and in many ancient cultures are represented in statues and paintings...
Wake up your digestive system with this anti-inflammatory smoothie! It contains antioxidants, detoxifying greens, fiber and probiotics. It’s the perfect amount of spice and creamy with a hint of sweetness.
Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family; it is native to southern Asia and has been making a huge wave in the US. Some may say it may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence! Studies have shown that turmeric can improve brain and bodily functions, along with many other benefits. Here is more information on the benefits of turmeric:
Bee pollen is considered one of nature’s most nourishing foods. It contains an assortment of amino acids and trace vitamins and minerals such as B-complex and folic acid. It’s also 40 percent protein, which is more protein than any other animal source of equal weight.
Allergy season is upon us. My nose has been stuffy for a few weeks now, so much so that I can’t enjoy tasting my food and I can’t swallow without feeling a lump in my throat. Thankfully, we carry an array of allergy supplements such as Redd Remedies Sinus, which can alleviate my symptoms and protect my immune system...
If you haven’t incorporated face masks or body scrubs into your beauty regimen, you might want to start! Scrubs and masks are packed with an assortment of nutrients that cleanse, exfoliate and improve blood circulation. They clean deeper than body washes or soap bars, so it’s best to use them a few times a week for a glowy, dewy complexion.
I have found a few different masks and scrubs you can make home that will restore, firm, and hydrate the skin. These are all easy to make and only you can adjust the ingredients however you see fit.
Around November or so, I was going through a rough patch. I’ve been feeling lost and unfulfilled for quite some time, and my mind was tangled in thoughts that kept reaching dead ends. All of my friends were pursuing their dreams and chasing their passions…but where was mine? What was my passion, and what was my purpose in life? I was in desperate need of guidance, of any sign that would set me on the right path.
Turmeric milk contains medicinal properties that reduce inflammation, detoxify the body, restore the gut, and improve skin and mood (to name a few). Its versatile uses make it an excellent beverage to keep on hand whether you are getting sick or if you just want that nutritional boost for overall wellbeing.
I came across this recipe on Pinterest from Integrative Nutritional Therapies about a week ago, and I decided to give it a whirl. I wish golden turmeric milk came into my life sooner, because this drink is the bomb!
For those who are attending the Pirate Fest this Saturday, you know it’s going to be an exciting day filled of beads, booze, pirate outfits, and lots of walking in Downtown Tampa. Pirates take this day quite seriously; many start drinking as early as 7 am and keep the party going until 2 am. Since this will be by seventh year attending, I have a good feel on how the day will go and what I’ll need to do to stay on top of my game.
Based on my past experiences, I’ve created a Gasparilla Survival Kit that will not only help you make it through the day but it might even prevent you from getting a hangover (say whaaa?).
To avoid feeling absolutely terrible later on, make sure to at least include a few items (if not all) in your Gasparilla Survival Kit: