Clear Choice Natural Healthcare Blog

Top 5 Garden Vegetables for Spring

Spring is finally here! All of you gardeners out there know that now is the time to get sprouting. There's no better way to know where your food comes from than by growing it yourself.   Seeds: Regardless of what crop you are growing, always choose organic, non-GMO varieties of seed.   Recommended seed sources: - Bakers Creek - High Mowing - Seed Savers Exchange   Gardening for Health: All vegetables are healthy for … [Read More...]

Mindfulness can Improve Heart Health

What's good for the mind also tends to be good for the heart. The mind-calming practice of meditation may play a role in reducing your risk of heart disease, according to a scientific statement published in the Sept. 28, 2017, Journal of the American Heart Association. Experts reviewed dozens of studies published over the past two decades and found that meditation may improve a host of factors linked with heart disease - making it worth … [Read More...]

15 Foods for Heart Health (Show Your Heart Some Love!)

  Heart Healthy Foods #1 - Berries Berries, especially the red and blue varieties, are remarkably potent, heart-healthy warriors. Results of a meta-analysis study from 2016 found that berry consumption contributed to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index. Simply consuming 1 to 2 daily portions of either strawberries, raspberries or blueberries can help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart … [Read More...]

Vitamin D: How to Maintain Good Levels Throughout the Winter

  Now that winter is here, your vitamin D level is dropping just when you need it the most. In fact, the average American's level will drop well into the deficiency zone, increasing risk of illness, cancer, and a host of other health problems. Fortunately, latest research has provided some very simple guidelines for maintaining optimal levels of vitamin D throughout the winter. Many current guidelines for vitamin D levels are too low … [Read More...]

Tips for Staying Healthy Through the Winter

Good health in the winter - both physically and mentally - might require a little bit more effort but can still be achieved and maintained. Here are some things to do to stay healthy and happy during winter time. Go outside every day Daylight is essential. So many functions in our bodies slow down or suffer with the lack of daylight. Even if the sun doesn't shine it still matters if we're exposed to outside light. Make sure to get at the very … [Read More...]