Cod liver oil is a powerful nutritional supplement with many benefits for your health. It is an excellent source of important omega 3 fats and contains high levels of vitamin A and vitamin D that are so lacking in most modern diets.
Easy to take with lemon oil flavored liquid or capsules, cod liver oil is an inexpensive insurance policy against a variety of common health problems. Here are 8 of the top benefits of cod liver oil and important reasons for taking it daily.
Vitamin A is vital for healthy eyes and skin, preventing infection and strengthening our immune system and whole host of important cellular functions in your body. But just how much vitamin A do we need to prevent deficiency?
On the other hand, too much vitamin A can be toxic so how much is too much? The answers, along with the RDA of vitamin A for adults, children and pregnant women can be found ahead.
Vitamin A has many benefits and it plays a part in keeping you alive and functioning each day. Healthy skin and eyes, strong immunity and a whole range of important processes within your body rely on vitamin A.
Ahead is how getting the right amount of vitamin A can improve your skin, protect your eyes, boost your immunity, maintain cellular integrity and protect you from both internal and external infections.
This pumpkin and broccoli soup recipe is creamy, deliciously tasty and extremely healthy.
It’s by far the nicest way I’ve found to eat broccoli and, aside from the beta-carotene rich pumpkin, it also has garlic and turmeric for extra antioxidant kick, bell pepper for vitamin C, coconut oil and milk for healthy medium chain fatty acids and optional pumpkin seed oil.
Looking for an alternative to peanut butter that tastes great and is actually good for you? Look no further than pumpkin seed butter. The delicious way to enjoy all of the health benefits of pumpkin seeds by the spoonful.
Here’s why rich tasting pumpkin seed butter is so beneficial for you and much better than peanut butter. Plus my recommendation for the best organic pumpkin seed butter to try.
There are many benefits in drinking carrot juice regularly. This page will explain how you can use carrot juice to improve both your skin and eye health.
Vitamin A Skin Benefits
While a good basic moisturizer is important, it’s the nutrition you provide internally, through your diet, that make the biggest difference to your skin tone.
Even a mild vitamin A deficiency can cause dry, rough skin, blemishes and poor wound healing. Low vitamin A intake has also been associated with many skin problems, including acne, rashes, eczema and psoriasis.
Vitamin A is involved in tissue growth throughout the body and helps promote healthy skin renewal. Carrots are rich in both pro-vitamin A beta-carotene and alpha-carotene and are an excellent vegetarian source of this important nutrient.
Carrots are a very healthy food but they have a big problem if they are conventionally grown carrots and not organic. This page explains why organic carrots are the best kind of carrots if you value your health.
The very same reason that makes carrots so nutritious – their ability to absorb up so many nutrients from the soil – is also the reason why they are so good at absorbing up pesticides and even heavy metals from the ground they’re in.
A farmer who was a friend of the family once told me that when they are having trouble growing vegetables in a field, they put carrots in for a season and they’ll absorb up all the ‘crap’ from the ground so other vegetables can grow again.
He said these carrots went for stock feed, but I doubt that’s always the case. Ever since then I’ve always bought organic carrots.
I also choose organic supplements wherever possible too. My latest favorite is this Organifi Gold powder, with 9 superfoods for stress relief, inflammation reduction and better sleep.
Good health and energy are a foundational basis for most everything that’s worthwhile in life. Yet how often do we take our body’s health for granted and do things that diminish and deplete our energy?
What are the consequences of continuing down this path and what kind of life is that to lead?
Better Health starts with avoiding nutritional deficiencies that drain your energy and leave your body vulnerable to diseases, and optimizing your intake of the vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, antioxidants, enzymes, amino acids and many other compounds that are vital for good health and vibrant energy. Continue Reading…