Animal Collagen vs. Plant Collagen

Collagen is one of the main proteins that makes up the human body. It has been advertised by supplement companies to be beneficial for everything from bone health to wrinkles. Most of the collagen we see on the market is from animal based sources. Let’s talk about what collagen is, why it’s necessary for healthy bodies, how you can get it, and finally, the difference between animal-based collagen supplements and vegan (made from plants) collagen builders.

The Good and Bad of Supplements

Supplements are a billion dollar industry and we all buy into them, but why. I always talk about eating a variety of whole foods for optimal health, but sometimes it’s just hard to do. There are seasons in our lives that having nutrient holes in our nutrition profit is inevitable. How and when should we be
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How to Choose a Prenatal Supplement

I am not a proponent of taking supplements. I believe that a diet rich in whole, organic foods can give you all the nutrients you need. That being said, how many of people actually adhere to watching their nutritional intake to ensure a balanced intake of all the required macro and micro nutrients? The quantity is small,
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