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Don’t Stress! Ashwagandha Is Here

Ashwagandha, a traditional Ayurvedic herb that is used for conditions ranging from arthritis and anxiety to liver disease and sleep issues, is trending strongly in the natural products market these days. I saw several foods and drinks with ashwagandha along … Continue reading

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Ashwagandha May Boost Fitness Potential

Are you looking to bring your workout or athletic performance to the next level? Or maybe your muscles need a little extra support to recover quicker? Ashwagandha may actually be able to help. Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb widely used … Continue reading

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Ashwagandha: Fights Aging, Stress and Disease

By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN Ashwagandha, a traditional Ayurvedic herb that is used for conditions ranging from arthritis and anxiety to liver disease and sleep issues, is trending strongly in the natural products market.  Known for its powers of … Continue reading

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Ashwagandha: Mysterious Ancient Herb

Ashwagandha, an exotic Indian herb, has remarkable stress-relieving properties comparable to those of powerful drugs used to treat depression and anxiety. In addition to its excellent protective effects on the nervous system, ashwagandha may be a promising alternative treatment for … Continue reading

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Can Supplements Truly Lift Your Mood?

Mood is one of those human experiences that’s difficult to quantify, tricky to change. You know when you’re in a good mood and when things are sour. But what’s at work physiologically in determining your mood? Can transitory events, like … Continue reading

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What’s New, Delicious, and Coming To a Store Near You?

March marks the last gasp of winter months and the long-awaited annual Natural Products Expo West, the “coming out” party for new products.  So once again, the tireless FoodTrients team made its way up and down the miles of aisles … Continue reading

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The Best Herbs To Fight Your Stress

By Ginger Hultin, MS RDN CSO Stress: a multi-factorial problem for so many as we move through a busy and sometimes chaotic life. Under stress, the body has to adapt by altering a variety of hormones and making adjustments in … Continue reading

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Plants That May Help Boost Sexual Performance

The earliest humans used plants for medicine as well as for food. By medieval times, people were making huge amounts of money trading spices around the globe. People wanted to make their food taste good, of course. But the perceived … Continue reading

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Nibbling Our Way Though the Natural Products Expo

If it’s March, it must be time for Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA. Billed rightfully as, “the the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event.” Along with the FoodTrients team, I once again took to the miles … Continue reading

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A Little Help From My Friends

Friends and faith help get me through all of the big and small stresses in my life.  I spend time every day meditating, praying and reflecting on all of the blessings I have in my life. Every day I think … Continue reading

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