phytonutrients

Phytonutrients – Health Benefits and Sources

Have you heard of phytonutrients? Phytonutrients are natural chemical compounds found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, herbs, spices, and other plant foods. “Phyto” refers to the Greek word meaning plant. Phytonutrients act as pigments, giving fruits and vegetables their vibrant color. They also protect plants from germs, fungi, bugs, UV rays, and other threats. In your body, phytonutrients act as … Continue Reading →

Turmeric - Nature's Wonder Drug

The Many Health Benefits of Turmeric

The use of turmeric, the golden spice, dates back nearly 4,000 years to the Vedic culture in India, where it was used as a culinary spice and medicinal herb. Recently, science has started to back up what Indians have known for a long time—it really does contain compounds with medicinal properties. In fact, as an illustration … Continue Reading →

What You Need to Know About Flavonoids

What You Need to Know About Flavonoids

Are you looking for natural ways to build up your health? One way to do so is by adding more color to your diet—literally. What Are Flavonoids? Flavonoids are part of the polyphenol class of phytonutrients. They are powerful, water-soluble plant nutrients that provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. According to the Global Healing Center, polyphenols … Continue Reading →

The Age Defying Benefits of Vivix

In over 100 years of nutritional innovation, Vivix may be Shaklee’s most impressive nutritional achievement. That’s an amazing contention when you consider Shaklee created the first multivitamin, the first protein powder, the first natural sustained-release Vitamin C among other nutritional breakthroughs. Plus Shaklee has conducted over 100 clinical studies, published in peer-reviewed medical and scientific … Continue Reading →