With many of us stuck at home indefinitely, it’s all too easy to fall into a pattern of eating comfort food. But the stress of the current situation makes fueling our body with nutrients that support our immune system and general health extra important. Antioxidants, in particular, are a must. “When our body fights offRead More Why You Should Fill Up On Antioxidants While You’re Sheltering In Place
Antioxidants have an important job, but what is it? And why should you care?Read More What Makes Antioxidants So Good For You, Anyway?
There are few things easier to do than throwing together a sandwich. Whether you’re rushing to get a quick bite in between meetings, using last night’s leftovers in a creative way, or packing a picnic lunch for the whole family, sandwiches make a convenient go-to meal. That said, the way you build a sandwich canRead More How To Build A Healthier Sandwich
“You are what you eat” isn’t just catchy; it’s true. Indeed, a large body of research links what we eat with our health. From our cardiovascular to our mood, the food we consume impacts us in countless ways—including our immunity. “Nutrition is an important way to build your resilience and your immune health,” says dietitianRead More Is Your Breakfast Undermining Your Immune Health?
Plant proteins were one of the biggest trends of 2020—and they’re not going anywhere in 2021. In fact, you can expect to see even more plant proteins hit The Vitamin Shoppe shelves in the new year. If you’ve already jumped on the plant protein train and want to mix up what’s in your shaker cup,Read More The Hottest Plant Proteins Of 2020
Many adults have a stockpile of supplements they rely on to fulfill their daily nutritional requirements and support their health goals. However, there’s still plenty of confusion out there about children’s supplements. The truth of the matter is this: Even with the best, most varied, phytonutrient-rich diet, most people—kids included—have nutritional deficiencies and insufficiencies thatRead More Your Ultimate Guide To Children’s Supplements
It sneaks its way in subtly: You feel the need to clear your throat, suffer one too many sneezes, or can’t seem to perk up, no matter how many cups of coffee you drink. Cue the groan, you’re most likely on the verge of a cold. “In a cold’s very initial stages, you might wakeRead More 5 Things To Do When You Feel A Cold Coming On
You’re doing everything in your power to stay healthy this season, but you may be missing out on one very tasty way to do it: immune-boosting smoothies! From vitamin- and mineral-packed fruits and veggies to flavorful seeds and spices, your inner defenses (and taste buds) will thank you for mixing up these delicious and nutritiousRead More 7 Immune-Boosting Smoothies
As temperatures drop, there’s nothing more comforting than sitting down to a hot bowl of soup. After all, not only do winter soups warm our body (and soul!), but they’re easy to make, can be prepped in big batches, and can be a great source of nutrition. Looking to add some new recipes to yourRead More 11 Nutritious Winter Soups Dietitians Love
This time of year, immune health becomes even more top of mind than usual. For many of us, showing our immune system a little extra love often involves popular supplements like vitamin C and elderberry—but there’s a lesser-known immune helper to keep on your radar this season: AHCC. This mysterious supplement (what does AHCC evenRead More Should You Take AHCC For Immune Health?