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It's Heart Health Month. Should You Take CoQ10 Even if You’re Not on Statins?

by Barlean's on February 02, 2018

It’s well known that if you’re taking statins, you should also be taking coenzyme Q10 (or CoQ10 for short). That’s because, somewhat ironically, taking statin medications to support your heart depletes your natural stores of this heart-protective antioxidant. But what about those of us who aren’t taking statins? Do other folks need CoQ10 too? The answer is yes! Since February is heart health month, here's what you need to know about CoQ10 and statins.

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Omega-7:  The Overlooked Fatty Acid for Heart Health

February 02, 2018

Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that Omega-3 fatty acids are great for a healthy heart.* If you’re supplement-savvy, you may also be familiar with the cardio-protective properties[...]

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The easiest DIY Valentine's gift idea using coconut oil. 

February 02, 2018

We love an easy DIY project with minimal ingredients that won’t keep you in the kitchen for hours. One of our wonderful employees made these adorable Valentine’s gifts with her daughter. It’s the[...]

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Naturally Boost Your Brain Power

February 02, 2018

Your brain is the most complex organ in your body. It’s the center of your nervous system, controlling all other systems of your body. But if your brain is powering you, what powers your brain?[...]

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The Dark Side of Blue Light

February 02, 2018

What do computers, tablets and smart phones have in common — other than the fact that you can play Candy Crush on them? They all emit blue light, a very short, high-energy wavelength that can pose[...]

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Trying to Slim Down? Here's the Skinny on CLA

February 02, 2018

It’s January, which means a lot of folks have committed to losing weight, whether that’s a few pounds or a few dress sizes. If you’re looking for a nutritional supplement to help you slim down,[...]

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Liver Superheroes: A Trio of Ingredients that Defend Your Liver

February 02, 2018
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Mango Peach Acai Bowls...with Fish Oil!

January 01, 2018

Yup, you heard it right. Acai bowls with fish oil. These bowls come packed with antioxidants, Omega-3s, fiber, nutrients and zero fishy flavors. In case you were wondering how we possibly added fish[...]

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Barlean’s Healthy Spicy Flax-Ginger Salad Dressing

January 01, 2018

It’s easy to start off the year strong—eating salads, drinking green juice . . . you know the drill. But for some of us, it’s easy to hop off the New Year’s resolution train when the food starts to[...]

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Chef's Guide to Healthy Cooking Oil Infographic

January 01, 2018

It's time to get cooking! When it comes to healthy cooking oils, there are oh so many to choose from. Different oils have different qualities that make them better for certain foods and recipes.[...]

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