The Sunshine Vitamin: Are you getting enough? 

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With the long days of the summer finally here, it seems suitable to spend a little time talking about the “Sunshine Vitamin,” vitamin D. This is actually a funny name for this compound, as it’s actually a hormone and not a nutrient, but for the sake of brevity, I’ll stick to calling it a vitamin. Many of us are not getting … Read More

Plant-Based Protein

Jim n Lynne ImmekerThe Sunshine Vitamin: Are you getting enough? 

Written by Kat Smith Protein is important to our health. Not only do our bodies use it to make important enzymes and hormones, and it’s also an important building block for bones, blood, skin, muscles, and cartilage, and aids in muscle and tissue repair. If you’re concerned about where to get protein on a plant-based diet, don’t worry; you’re not limited … Read More

Why I May Never Buy Water In A Bottle Again…

Jim n Lynne ImmekerThe Sunshine Vitamin: Are you getting enough? 

What’s wrong with Tap Water? The EPA has not set a new drinking water standard since 2001. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates about 100 contaminants in our tap water, but a study conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found over 300 harmful contaminants in tap water serving over 53.6 million Americans. Harmful contaminants in our unregulated drinking water … Read More

Summer Safety Tips w/Essential Oils

Jim n Lynne ImmekerThe Sunshine Vitamin: Are you getting enough? 

Photosensitive essential oils! Summer safety tips: Summer vibes are rolling in like a heat wave, and we know everyone has sun time on the mind. You can already see how the first day at the pool will go—first sunscreen application, then pool toy distribution, and finally supervision and relaxation in your favorite lounge chair. During the flurry and fun, don’t … Read More

Nine essential oils for diabetes.

Jim n Lynne ImmekerThe Sunshine Vitamin: Are you getting enough? 

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that affects many people in the United States, and many more around the globe. The disease is usually treated medically but as yet, there is no cure for it. Some research suggests that there may be some essential oils that can be safely added to a diabetes care plan with great results. Essential oils and … Read More