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Buyer Beware: Identifying Pure vs. Impure Ginkgo Supplements
Buyer Beware: Identifying Pure vs. Impure Ginkgo Supplements

Native to China, ginkgo biloba (yínxìng in Chinese) is one of the oldest living species of tree (also called the maidenhair tree), but in the...

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Taking Food Allergies Seriously
Taking Food Allergies Seriously

Let’s be honest here. We all love to eat and enjoy good food. Who doesn’t? But, while we might all be created equal, our bodies...

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Can Probiotics Heal Acne? An Esthetician's Perspective
Can Probiotics Heal Acne? An Esthetician's Perspective

For years, acne therapy has centered around systemic and topical antibiotics, irritating topical retinoids, and side-effect laden Accutane. New advancements in science are just beginning...

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Ultimate Guide: How to Pick a Prenatal Vitamin
Ultimate Guide: How to Pick a Prenatal Vitamin

If you’re trying to pick a prenatal vitamin (or any multivitamin for that matter!), this comprehensive guide is a must read. We reveal the top...

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Where do the vitamins in supplements come from?
Where do the vitamins in supplements come from?

Vitamins are organic compounds that are essential in very small amounts for supporting normal physiologic and metabolic functions. They are “essential” because the body cannot...

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10 Reasons to Steer Clear of Synthetic Isolates
10 Reasons to Steer Clear of Synthetic Isolates

There is a lot of talk about the comparative advantages and disadvantages of synthetic versus whole-food vitamins, and there are passionate believers and ardent supporters...

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