Today, many of us take a daily probiotic supplement, but did you know that fermented foods can be thought of as the probiotics of our ancestors? About 40% of their diet was fermented foods. While they used fermentation to help preserve food, knowingly or unknowingly, they were also providing thousands of complex nutrients, including microbes, to their bodies not found in any other foods.
As a practicing naturopathic doctor, I’m often asked: “Aren’t all vitamins the same?” and “Why would I spend more when I get something similar for much less?”
The question about why some nutritional supplements are more expensive than others is a complex one. Instead of asking, “why are these so expensive?” you might consider asking, “why are these so cheap?” Either way, the differences between professional quality products versus others are important when it comes to your health, so let’s explore a few factors that are particularly worth discussing.
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Chelan Wilkins | Organika National Education Trainer
Over the last few years, many stars have raged that the secret to their glowing skin, youthful appearance and lack of wrinkles is their daily ritual of consuming the traditional remedy bone broth (no, it’s not botox!). Simple to make, part of many soul-warming childhood memories, and packed with incredible nutritional benefits, what exactly makes bone broth the latest “beauty elixir” and aging antidote?