Story of the Muscadine

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In 1524, Giovanni da Verrazzano, a Florentine navigator who explored the Cape Fear River valley for France, first spotted muscadines in North Carolina. He wrote in his logbook that he saw “many vines growing naturally there.” European explorers to the New…

Why do we supplement?

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Why do we supplement?  Better yet, why should we supplement? Well, I have to assume you’re here because you believe on some level that nutrition is important for the human body. In that case, the answer is very simple. The…

Busy Bodies

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Busy Bodies. The adult body is made up of 100 trillion cells, 206 bones, 600 muscles and 22 internal organs. Every square inch of the human body has about 19 million skin cells and every HOUR about 1 billion cells…

Does Size REALLY Matter?

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Yes, it does when we’re talking about nutrients and their absorption. Disappointed? Don’t be. Absorption of nutrients is key to ALL body functions. It’s not just about ‘taking’ supplements or eating right. It’s about absorbing the nutrients in them. What…

Good Fats Do Good ~ What Bad Fats Do Bad!

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  Bad Fats ~ Deep Fried Foods ~ Trans and Saturated Fats Disrupt hormones Increase unhealthy food cravings Result in weight gain Result in inflammation May result in unhealthy emotional response (ex. depression) Raise unhealthy cholesterol levels Increase the risk…

Nutrients Need Each Other

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Not only do our 100 trillion cells, 206 bones, 600 muscles and 22 internal organs need the 90 nutrients, but the nutrients need each other. Did you ever think of that? If you read the label on a supplement bottle,…