Your normal approach to heart health probably revolves around eating healthy and exercising, which is a great plan but we don’t often think beyond the whole foods we eat and look at the individual nutrients and elements we consume. To have a holistic approach to heart health we need to look at the individual nutrients like Magnesium, that our body needs to keep our heart functioning at a healthy level.

If you want to decrease your risk for heart disease, it may be important for you to reduce the added sugar in your diet. As you know about sugar and heart disease, while sugars are not harmful to the body, our bodies don’t need sugars to function properly. Added sugars — sugars that are not found naturally in foods — contribute additional calories with zero nutrients to food.

  green tea extractNo doubt, you have heard someone talk about the healing properties of green tea or been encouraged to incorporate it into your daily lifestyle. Tea often symbolizes a healthy alternative to coffee and provides a mid-afternoon break from work, a moment to relax at the end of a long day or a healthy pick me up in the morning. Did you know tea can do more than just provide you with these moments of relaxation?

face stretchingWe all know exercise is good for our health and building stronger, healthier bodies. No doubt you’ve probably spent some time in the gym lifting weights and performing strength training to get stronger, leaner muscles but there is probably one area of your body you’ve never paid much attention to: your face.

Salmon The expression “you are what you eat” may be more accurate than you think. There are many factors that contribute to the clear, glowing blemish-free skin everyone strives for (including genetics). Some foods—depending on their vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content—can actually help promote healthy skin.

gotukola Gotu Kola is a rejuvenating herb used in Ayurvedic Medicine for several healing properties including boosting immune system, improving circulatory system, repairing skin connective tissues, smoothing cellulite, and promoting brain function and restful sleep amongst many other things.