If you’ve ever been “hangry,” you know about the importance of supporting normal blood sugar levels.* Recent studies have shown that Cinnamon and Turmeric help promote healthy blood sugar levels.* Something else that helps keep blood sugar levels within normal range? Healthy snacks, like these Turmeric Mixed Nuts.
Where I live, in rural New Hampshire, the summers are short and the winters are long. You have to be ready for them. I acclimated to New England’s harsh weather long ago, but no matter where you live, you can ensure that when Mother Nature changes seasons, you’re ready for it.
Like your favorite team, your body has an offense and a defense. The “offense” in the immune system refers to the functions that naturally support the body in the occasional presence of a stressor, be it seasonal or environmental (call it “interference”).* The “defense” refers to the naturally healthy habits that provide support in every season.*
Black Elderberries have a long-held reputation for their immune-supporting properties.* The simplest, tastiest way to integrate this convenient antioxidant source into your day is to add it to your favorite foods.* Here are some of our team’s favorite ways to use Gaia Herbs Black Elderberry Syrup or GaiaKids® Black Elderberry Syrup every day.
Within the musculoskeletal system, the joints have a reputation for being hard workers. Their physiology is complicated, joining together bones and muscles, tendons and ligaments. They are shock absorbers, bearing the brunt of gravity, movement and life, day in and day out. But that’s not to say they do all this with altruistic intentions. No, the joints keep score, hold grudges and, sometimes, throw a tantrum.
Occasional pain is an inevitable part of life. It can become a teacher, offering wisdom that invites us to develop a more attuned relationship with our bodies. Such thinking is common among practitioners of mind-body modalities, such as yoga or tai chi, but the same approach could be applied to any aspect of life.
You might know the phrase “adrenaline rush,” but do you know your adrenal glands? These unsung heroes of the endocrine system work behind the scenes to maintain a healthy stress response, immune health, mood and more.*
Nature makes the rules so she gets to bend them sometimes, too. Consider the concept of synergy, wherein the combined efforts of organisms achieve more than those of an individual. Only in nature can 1 + 1 = 3. While this would certainly earn a penalty from any math teacher, Mother Nature gets a pass.