Tag Archive: Vitamin B

Vitamin B Complex

All About B Vitamins

The ultimate in well-connected catalysts, B vitamins work together to trigger critical biochemical reactions throughout your entire body. In the constellation of vitamins, D has been the rising star. Many doctors now accept the D deficit as a cause of bone loss, fatigue, increased risk of heart disease and even cancer, and they routinely test and treat their patients for this deficiency. Amid the D mania, though, a quieter movement has emerged: An increasingly vocal group of nutritionists and integrative practitioners argue that B vitamins play a critical role in heart health and immunity, and also provide widely effective treatments for headache, fatigue, mood, stress and menstrual disorders.

Fried Grasshoppers

Bug It Up!
6 Reasons Why We Should Eat More Insects

The recent UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s report on harvesting insects to help fight world hunger created a lot of headlines. It also got a lot of people thinking and talking about the topic. Though the thought of eating insects is, for most Americans and Europeans, a tough one to swallow, there’s actually a lot to love about bugs. Seriously. Now’s the time to take a fresh look at our multi-limbed friends as a palate-expanding, potentially very useful, healthy food option worth considering. Before your gag reflex gets the best of you, consider the upsides. If helping to fight world hunger isn’t enough, then start by thinking of insect-eating as the next culinary frontier – an adventure on your plate – and one that happens to be packed with numerous earth and body-loving benefits.