What’s The Scoop On: Magnesium

Magnesium is a vital mineral for optimal health and wellbeing, which plays a critical role in over 300 reactions in your body including; activating enzymes, transmitting nerve impulses, regulating hormonal function, balancing electrolytes in the body, detoxification, musculoskeletal integrity and releasing energy on the cellular level. Unfortunately modern daily food and lifestyle choices are promptly…

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What’s the Scoop On : Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar has been a popular tonic in the health and nutrition community for years, however recently it has become increasingly popular. So what’s the big deal? Apple cider vinegar is by no means the new spirulina or acai. However, it definitly brings with it an abundance of goodies for whoever takes the plunge…

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What’s the Scoop On: Milk Thistle

Milk thistle (AKA Silybum marianum) is an herb native to southern Europe and southern Russia and has been used for thousands of years to support liver, kidney and gall bladder health. In particular, Milk thistle has been used to treat liver diseases like alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver poisoning, viral hepatitis, jaundice, as well as gallstones…

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What’s the scoop on The Mooncup Menstrual Cup

 The last twenty years have brought the idea of recycling versus waste to the forefront of many people’s minds. However, for roughly half the population a basic menstrual function could result in up to 300 pounds of non-biodegradable waste perwoman during their lifetime. Tampons and sanitary towels are currently Ireland’s most popular menstrual products. But what if there…

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What’s the Scoop on Maca

What is Maca? Maca is a root vegetable that grows in the Peruvian Andes at very high altitudes. Maca belongs to the cruciferous family of plants which includes other such powerhouse foods including broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and radishes. This powerful root vegetable from South America is most commonly used to help with stamina, energy,…

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