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Vitamins

  • Lutein

    You were most likely told as a child to “eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes”. This statement isn’t just an old wives' tale, as carrots, along with other pigment-dense vegetables such as kale, spinach, broccoli, and Swiss chard, contain high levels of lutein, a carotenoid vitamin related to vitamin A and beta-carotene. View Post
  • Blackcurrants

    Blackcurrants are lesser-known berries in the States, often only found in jams and teas, but their extensive health benefits alone should make us want to incorporate them more often into our diets. View Post
  • Probiotics

    Probiotics, more commonly referred to as “good bacteria,” help to support your digestion and overall health. They are found in a number of fermented foods, like natural Greek yogurt, Kefir, Kimchi (Korean fermented spicy cabbage), Sauerkraut (Geman fermented cabbage), Tempeh, Miso and Kombucha.  View Post
  • Alfalfa Leaf Powder

    Alfalfa Leaf Powder is derived from the alfalfa plant (medicago sativa), and is part of the legume family, but also considered an herb. You may have eaten the sprouts as a garnish on a sandwich or salad, and while they may not be a high-energy food, they are packed with a lot of nutrients and vitamins. View Post

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