Psoriasis Causes, Symptoms & Treatments View More

For the 125 million people who suffer from psoriasis, it’s a constant struggle to keep this condition under control.   From controlling itch, managing exposure to triggers, and feeling embarrassed about one’s skin, it can have a physical, psychological, and emotional impact on an individual.   August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, and it’s high time… Continue Reading

Over 50 percent of the adult U.S. population uses supplements, according to the latest data from the CDC’s (Centers for Disease Control) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). This compares with 43 percent from about 20 years ago.   Supplement usage was compiled from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a continuous national… Continue Reading

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body.  Approximately 99% of calcium is stored in the bones and teeth.  Aside from supporting structure, calcium is needed for proper functioning of the heart, muscles, nerves and blood clotting.   Unfortunately, only about half the population meets the daily recommendation for calcium intake. Our modern diet… Continue Reading

Orange View More

(Citrus sinensis) The legacy of Oranges in the United States can be traced back to the New World’s famous discoverer – the very first oranges were introduced to the Americas by none other than Christopher Columbus. Spain produces a bitter orange, known as the Seville, and Columbus brought these sour oranges with him on his… Continue Reading