IU on Vitamin Labels – Everything You Need to Know

Imagine you’re strolling down the pharmacy aisle, trying to follow your doctor’s advice to boost your vitamin intake. As you scan the shelves, you notice some bottles labeled with “IU.” What on earth does IU mean? You’re not a scientist or a healthcare expert, so this isn’t exactly familiar territory. Should you aim for higher … Read more

Is It Possible to Eat Too Many Vitamin Gummies?

While many believe you can’t have too much of a good thing,  if you eat too many vitamin gummies it can be harmful. Chewable multivitamins and vitamin C gummies can contain toxic levels of vitamins when taken in large quantities, despite their appealing taste. Over 60,000 cases of vitamin toxicity are reported to U.S. Poison … Read more

What Are the Benefits of Taking Mushroom Powder?

You’ve probably seen those little packets of mushroom powder popping up at your local health store or flooding your Instagram feed with promises of a better, healthier you. What’s the deal with this trendy supplement?  It’s just ground dried mushrooms, available in a plethora of varieties, each claiming to be the ultimate health booster. Let’s … Read more

How to Choose the Right Organic Supplements for You

Organic supplements buying tips

Let’s talk about organic supplements. Or, as I like to call it, the Wild West of the wellness aisle. Supplements are those little magic pills, powders, and potions that promise to fill the nutritional gaps left by our less-than-perfect diets. But how do you know which ones are actually worth your hard-earned cash? Let’s get … Read more