Nutrition

Find out which Vitamin and Minerals are more bio available in whole foods in the latest must-read articles about Nutrition. Educate yourself on the different nutrients your body requires to function optimally!

Zinc

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 25, 2017
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Updated June 3, 2019

Zinc is one of the most essential nutrients for the body, however, it is also one that many of us are deficient in. Zinc is necessary for local hormone activation, for the formation of retinol-binding proteins, aids in wound healing, it is immune boosting, helps with tissue regeneration and increases the bodies ability to resist […]

Nutritional Wisdom – Plant Secondary Compounds

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 10, 2017
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Updated August 20, 2018

Gottfried Fraenkel in the 1950’s proposed the hypothesis in his paper “The Raison d’être of Secondary Plant Substances” that plant secondary compounds/metabolites were not the waste products of plant metabolism but a means of ensuring plant protection from insects and other animals, as well as a communication system with pollinators. There are two parts of […]

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