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Probiotics: More than just gut health

We all know that the first consideration when discussing probiotics is digestion, and rightfully so.  In fact, the large intestine is home to hundreds of trillions of bacteria, most of which are ...

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Released!

The US Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released on January 7, 2016 the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).  This is the 8th edition since the firs...

Digestive Health Tips on this Thanksgiving Eve

If we are being honest with ourselves, no matter how good our intentions for eating well tomorrow, we will falter.  We will eat too much.  We will eat things we shouldn’t.  Then...

B-Direct with Coenzyme B Vitamins

Vitamins are organic compounds needed in small amounts in the diet that are critical to life.  They help regulate body processes such as assisting in the release of energy, DNA synthesis, maintai...

{Veggie} Protein Smoothie: A Great Post Workout Meal

Who agrees with me that there’s not much more satisfying than a good run?  It clears my mind, boosts my energy levels and, during this time of year, allows me to get outside and get some vi...

5 Ways to a Healthier Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1  In fact, 1 in every 4 deaths in the US is a...

The Benefits of Whole Foods

I recently saw a headline that struck me as so simple, yet so profound.  It read, “Maybe we should stop asking why real food is so expensive and start asking why processed food is so cheap....

Protein Pancakes

So there you are … Christmas morning … and you need to make breakfast for the family.  The in-laws are in town and you want to make something delicious for them, but you also need t...

An Apple a Day....

…keeps the doctor away. The first printed mention of this saying can be found in the February 1866 issue of the publication "Notes and Queries." The publication printed the proverb li...

Methylcobalamin: The CellularActive® Vitamin B12

Summer is over and the kids are back in school.  You undoubtedly have a mile long to-do list and there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done.  We get it – you&rs...

Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy - you are undoubtedly enjoying some sunshine!  As you should be.  But hopefully, you are also lat...

Everything Purple Starts Off Green

At Bluebonnet, we like to tell people that “everything purple starts off green.”  We have implemented enterprise wide “green” initiatives and environmentally sound manufac...